Laurens Thys (1995) is an artist based in Hasselt, Belgium. Thys’ work explores documentary storytelling in his own unique visual language. His photographic approach can be defined as cinematic and architectural. The work takes shape as exhibition installations and self-published photobooks. In 2019 he received a master’s degree in photography at the Luca School of Arts in Genk. He graduated with the start of his first large-scale documentary called ‘granitsa’ which was recently published on VICE, Photographic Museum of Humanity and Metropolis M.