About Mafalda Rakoš

Born 1994, grew up in Vienna, Austria.
Attended Vienna Institute of Graphic Design and Audiovisual Media, department of photography.

She has realized various long-time projects in Vienna and other regions of the world such as the Middle East and West Africa. Her work has been published in magazines and newspapers ('die Presse', 'das biber') and was shown in various festivals such as Encontros da Imagem Festival, Portugal, Voies Off, Arles, KOLGA Tiblisi, Georgia, as well as in Vienna.

She is recipient of the Prix Revelation SAIF 2013, which was awarded during the Voies Off Festival at Arles. In 2014, she received the Documentary Project Grant (DPF) in the „Emerging Visions“ category. For the collective bookproject „3rd Generation“, she and two colleagues were awarded the „Jugendinnovativ-Prize“ in 2013; In 2014 the book won the 2nd Prize at Self Publish Riga-Dummy Contest as well as the Kassel Photobook Award and was shortlisted for the European Publishers Award for Photography.

M. enrolled her studies in anthropology at Vienna University (2013) and photography at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna (2014), while pursuing her own photographic projects and doing comissioned work .

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