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Myriam Meloni, Italy

2014 Sony World Photography Awards - Winner, Lifestyle, Professional Competition

2013 Sony World Photography Awards - Winner, Arts & Culture, Professional Competition


Myriam Meloni is a French/Italian photographer based in Barcelona, Spain. Originally trained as a lawyer and specialized in criminology, she turned to photography in 2009. After moving to Argentina, she specialized in documentary photography and she started to collaborate with national newspapers and international NGOs. She has been focusing her work on social contemporary issue, with a very intimate approach, using everyday life of our society to discuss more general themes. Nominations and grants 2015: Winner First prize, Poy Latam, Daily Life category 2014: Finalist “Manuel Rivera Ortiz Found for Documentary Photography 2014: Sony Award: Winner First Prize Life Style category 2014: Honorable Mention “Premio Tabó” Fotoleggendo 2014 Finalist in the CDS Documentary Essay Prize in Photography of the Duke University 2014 Fini International Awards: Winner photography category 2013 Sony Award: Winner First Prize Arts and Culture category 2013 Nomination for Prix Pictet “Consumption” 2013 Firecracker grant for European Women Photographer 2013 Short-listed for the Emerging Photography Found for Burn Magazine 2013 Finalist Ojo de Pez grant for Human Value 2012 Best portfolio Award, in the 4th Biennial of Photography Documentary Tucumán 2011 Nomination for Joop Swart Masterclass, WPP.