Dom Smaz is a Swiss-Brazilian documentary photographer working for the Swiss & international press since 2011. Based in Lausanne, Switzerland, and frequently travelling to Brazil. His work?s themes are often related to colonial heritage, racism, social differences and exclusion.
This year, he was awarded third place at Swiss Press Award 2018 for the category "Daily Life" with the story "Et en Attendant?", about homeless people in Lausanne. One picture of his "Black Helvécia" photo-documentary is currently part of the exhibition "Mobile World" at the MKG museum of Hamburg, Germany.
Dom has graduated at the Photography School of Vevey, Switzerland in 2012.
Swiss Press Award 2018, 3rd place. - Prix Photoeil 2014, Winner. - Swiss Press Award 2013, 3rd place. - New York Photo Awards 2011, Honorable Mention. - VFG Young Talent Award 2011, KL Photo Awards 2010, Selected.
Sunday Times Magazine, Financial Times, Internazionale, Vice Magazine, Leica Fotografie International Magazine, Die Zeit, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, NZZ am Sonntag, Sonntags Zeitung, Le Temps, GEO Histoire, Børsen, APU, Republik
CORPORATE / INSTITUTIONALS CLIENTS
WGR Communication, Clinique de la Source, Kudelski Group, City of Geneva, UBS Bank, Tekhne Architecture, CSD Engineers, Keytek SA
2018 - Swiss Press Photo / Bern / Switzerland, 2014 - Prix Phot'oeil, 2013 - Swiss Press Photo / Bern / Switzerland, 2011 - New York Photo Awards / USA , 2011 - VFG 15, Young Talents Price / Zürich / Switzerland, 2008 - University of Lausanne / Switzerland
- Still life