Myrto Papadopoulos

BIO

FREELANCE CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHER:

06.04 - Present

TIME, GEO, Le Monde, DAS Magazine, DIE ZEIT, La Stampa, Corriere della Sera, El Mundo, Vision Magazine, Neue Zuger Zeitung, Tages Woche, GIOIA, Diario magazine, National Geographic Magazine- Greece, K Magazine-Kathimerini NewsPaper, among others.

WEB:

BURN MAGAZINE:

http://www.burnmagazine.org/essays/2013/02/myrto-papadopoulos-the-attendants/

LE JOURNAL DE LA PHOTOGAPHIE:

http://lejournaldelaphotographie.com/archives/by_date/2013-03-01/10461/myrto-papadopoulos-the-attendants

TIME.COM

http://world.time.com/2012/10/31/on-the-road-with-golden-dawn-greeces-ultra-nationalist-party/

LE MONDE:

http://www.lemonde.fr/international/portfolio/2012/06/13/grece-la-detresse-des-migrants-pris-au-piege-de-patras_1717692_3210.html

LENS BLOG NYTIMES:

http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/01/02/life-along-a-road-in-tajikistan/

LENS BLOG NYTIMES:

http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/09/22/in-the-grecian-caves-where-time-slows-down/

VERVE PHOTO:

http://vervephoto.wordpress.com/2010/09/13/myrto-papadopoulos/

Books:

Best Sports Photos 2005 / Action Images, Staff Photographer

Shift book 2007 /ICP International Center of Photography, NY.

KALE / To be published - a printed version with photos and stories on the Greek-Muslim community in Thrace.

EXHIBITIONS PRIZES & NOMINATIONS

10.10.2013

Flash Forward Exhibition and book launch

Participation within the main exhibition of the Flash Forward 2013 at the Neubacher Shor Contemporary in Toronto.

1.5.2013

Magenta Foundation / Flash Forward 2013

Winner, Emerging Photographer 2013

19.10.2012

Athens Photo Festival 2012

"Greek Reality". A group exhibition withiin the main exhibition program of the Athens Photo Festival.

18.03.2012

FotoVisura Grant 2012

Honorable mention for the series "The New Plastic Road"

17.01.2012

Prix Pictet

Nominated for the fourth cycle of the Prix Pictet for the series “The New Plastic Road”. Launched in 2008, the Prix Pictet is the worlds first prize dedicated to photography and sustainability. The Prix Pictet is sponsored by Pictet & Cie, in association with the Financial Times.

02.11.2011-02.12.2011

APhF11/ Athens Photo Festival 2011

A one-man show within the central exhibition of the Athens Photo Festival 2011, with the series “The New Plastic Road”.

01.10.2011- 02.10.2011

LOIS a short film

An Australian production, directed by Alexandra Schepisi.

Stage photographer.

23.09.2011- 25.09.2011

DUMBO Arts Festival 2011, NY

Participation in the Dumbo Arts Festival in Brooklyn with the “Kale” Project.

30.09.2010- 04.11.2010

GD4Photo Art Award 2010, Italy

Selected to participate within the main exhibition of the Gd4 Photo Art Award at the “Pinacoteca Nazionale” in Bologna, Italy.

11.06.2010- 13.06.2010

LOOK3 Festival 2010, USA

Nominated and selected to present a personal project at the LOOKBetween, along with other artists nominated by groups as diverse as PDN, National Geographic, Humble Arts, Burn Magazine and numerous others.

09.06.2010- 15.08.2010

CEDEFOP Photomuseum International Award/ The Exhibition

A one-man show within the Archeological Museum of Thessaloniki with the awarded series of “Out on a limb”. First prize at the Cedefop Photomuseum International Award 2008.

05.2010

Prix Pictet

Nominated for the third cycle of the Prix Pictet for the series

“Kale” and “A dream in Transit” Launched in 2008, the Prix Pictet is the worlds first prize dedicated to photography and sustainability. The Prix Pictet is sponsored by Pictet & Cie, in association with the Financial Times.

01.2010

World Press Photo

Nominated for the 2010 Joop Swart Masterclass.

07.11.2009- 06.12.2009

APhF09/ Athens Photo Festival 2009

Participation within the main exhibition of the Athens Photo Festival 2009, “A Brave New World”.

22.09.2009- 22.11.2009

PHOTOQUAI 09/ Mussé du Quai Branly, Paris

Selected to present the “Kale” series at the “2em Biennale des images du Monde” at the Museum of Quai Branly.

PHOTOQUAI 2009/ La photographie Iranienne à l’honneur.

03.09.2009- 12.09.2009

BIENNALE 09/ XIV bjcm Scopje 2009

Selected to participate with the “Kale” series in the “Biennale of young artistes of Europe and the Mediterranean”, in Scopje.

14.05.2009- 17.05.2009

The New York Photo Festival 2009

“The Future of Contemporary Photography”/Satellite Exhibitions. Selected to present the “Out on a limb” series within the Satellite Exhibition of the NY Photo Festival.

04.2009

SCAN 09/ Latent Talent, Spain

Nominated to present her work at the Scan 09 in Spain.

08.11.2008- 08.12.2008

APhF 08/ Athens Photo Festival 2008

Participation within the “Panorama” Exhibition of the Hellenic Center of Photography.

20.10.2008

Memorial Mario Giacomelli 2008/ Grazia Neri, Italy

VIII Premio Fotogafico / Honorable mention for the “Kale” series.

28.10.2008- 19.12.2008

MOIS OFF De La Photo 2008, Paris/ Fet Art

Selected to present the “Kale” series within the program of Photo-OFF, at the “Mois de la Photo” 2008 in Paris.

FET ART and EPSON organized within the month of November in Paris, exhibitions of young European photographers around the theme “Circulations regard de jeunes photographes Européens”.

09.10.2008- 01.11.2008

APhF08/ Athens Photo Festival 2008

A one-man show within the central program of the Athens Photo Festival 2008, with the “ Kale” project. A project on the Greek-Muslim community of Thrace.

09.07.2008- 04.08.2008

Photography Museum of Thessaloniki/ “10 Creators interacting”

Five Greek and five Spanish photographers interacting, chosen by their portfolio reviews from the Thessaloniki Photobiennale 08 and the Madrid Photoespagna 07.

04.2008

CEDEFOP Photomuseum Prize 2008/ First Prize

The Cedefop Photomuseum Award is an international award which revolves around the notion of work and aims at collecting works with social content and interest.

17.04.2008- 19.04.2008

Portfolio Reviews/ Epson Exceed your vision award/ First Prize

Photobiennale 20th International Photography meeting in Thessaloniiki. Chosen as best portfolio by 25 reviewers from all over the world.

15.04.2008- 31.05.2008

Museum of Byzantine Culture/ ECB Annual Photography Award

Participation in the exhibition of the Museum of Byzantine Culture, within the central program of the 20th International Photography meeting in Thessaloniki.

29.10.2007- 14.11.2007

ECB Annual Photography Award, Frankfurt/ Second Prize

Cultural Days of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt

Exhibition within the European Central Bank.

Over the years a digital collection of contemporary photography is built up from the competition entries submitted from the various EU countries.

23.06.2007- 19.08.2007

ICP International Center of Photography, NY

Participation within the exhibition “Light Proof” with the

“Out on a limb” series.

DOCUMENTARIES

“THE NEW PLASTIC ROAD” a feature documentary in development: www.thenewplasticroadfilm.com

14.03.2012-18.03.2012

EDN European Documentary Network, 2012

Selected to present the project in development “The New Plastic Road”, at the pitching forum Docs 2012, which takes place in conjunction with the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival.

30.11.2011

MIPDoc International Pitching Festival, Cannes

Selected to present the documentary in development "The New Plastic Road", as one out of six projects from all over the world at the MIPDoc International Pitch in Cannes.

28.11.2011- 02.12.2011

STORY DOC 2011, Athens

Pitching the selected documentary “The New Plastic Road” at Story Doc 2011.

“THE BANDITS” a feature documentary in development:

16.03.2011- 20.03.2011

EDN European Documentary Network, 2011

Selected to present the project in development “The Bandits”

at the pitching forum Docs 2011, which took pace in conjunction with the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival/ Images of the 21st Century.

National Broadcast TV/ ERT

Pre-sales on the project in development “The Bandits”