Barcelona, Barcelona, España
Myriam Meloni is a French/Italian photographer currently based in Spain. Originally trained as a lawyer at the University of Bologna, and specialized in criminology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, she approaches to photography completing the three-years-course in Photographic Institute of Catalonia. After moving to Argentina, she specializes in documentary photography and she start to collaborate with national newspapers and international NGOs.
She has been focusing her work on socials contemporary issues, with a very intimate approach, using everyday life of our society to discuss more general’s thematics. Her first documentary work "Fragile", on crack abuse among adolescents in Argentina, has been recognized as cultural patrimony of the Argentinian Republic.
Since then, she was candidate for the Joop Swart Masterclass in the World Press Photo and was nominated for the Prix Pictet. Her work received several international grants: the Sony award in Arts & Culture, the Picture of the Year Latin America, the Firecracker grant for European women photographers, and the FINI grant for international Photography in Mexico.
Her work has been featured in numerous publications, and exhibited internationally. She is represented by the French agency Picturetank and collaborator for the International New York Times.
2015 - Awards 2009-2015
- Breaking news
- Still life
- Video capture