Laurel Nakadate is a photographer, video artist and filmmaker. She received a B.F.A. from Tufts University and The School of The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and an M.F.A. in photography from Yale University. Her work has been exhibited at MoMA, The Yerba Buena, The Getty Museum, and The Reina Sofia. Her ten-year survey show, “Only the Lonely,” was on view at MoMA P.S.1 from January through August, 2011. Her work is in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Yale University Art gallery, the Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Princeton University Art Museum, the Saatchi Collection and other private collections in the US and abroad. She is represented by Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, in New York City, where her show, “The Searchers” will open in May 2013.