Margarita Mavromichalis comes from a family of Greek diplomats and has spent her life living and traveling all over the world. She speaks five languages and studied translation and interpreting.
Margarita lived in Los Angeles for four years before moving to New York in 2009. Photography has been a life long passion; she continued her studies for three years at the International Center of Photography where she also served as a Teaching Assistant for several classes. She moved back to Greece in December 2013 and currently has relocated to London.
She is mostly attracted to street photography and the elements that evoke emotions and surprise in our every day life. Furthermore she is passionate about documenting current events that she feels very strongly about, highlighting their social impact. Her work has been displayed in exhibitions in New York, Boston, San Diego, the Museum of the City of New York, the Brooklyn Historical Society Museum and most recently in Budapest (Hungary), Athens (Greece), Paris (France) and Berlin (Germany). Selected images are part of the permanent collections of the Museum of the City of New York and the Brooklyn Historical Society. She is also the recipient of the 9th Pollux Awards.