St. Ives, UK
Marella is a documentary photographer and writer from London, UK. Her work leans toward social documentary and human rights issues.
She read Philosophy at Heythrop College, UCL, and was awarded an MFA (Hons) in Creative Writing from Kingston University and an MA ( hons) in Documentary Photography and Photojournalism from LCC, UK.
She is bilingual in French/English and has a good knowledge of Spanish and Italian.
Marella is a contributor to The Guardian as a writer and photojournalist (https://www.theguardian.com/profile/marella-oppenheim) and is a member of the NUJ.
She is based between Cornwall and London, and available for commissions worldwide.
2018 - Finalist: London Photo Show Competition, 2018., 2018 - Shortlisted MEAD fellowship award., 2018 - Photographer's Gallery Prize, Photofusion Salon18, 2017 - Finalist 75th Pollux award Documentary Photography, 2020 - Shortlisted for Kassel Dummy book award , 2021 - Shortlisted for LUMA Dummybook award , 2018 - The Memory of Water at Lisboa Fotobookfestival