Mimi Mollica (Palermo, Sicily 1975) has covered assignments in a number of different countries like Northern Ireland, Pakistan, Sicily, Great Britain, Brazil, India, Romania and Senegal, West Africa, photographing current events and in-depth photo essays.
His work has been published in various magazines and newspapers such as The Guardian Weekend Magazine, Financial Times Weekend Magazine, The New York Times Lens, Newsweek Japan, Sunday Times Magazine, Internazionale, Polka, Granta Magazine, D di Repubblica, Marie Claire and COLORS Magazine among many others.
As well as being assigned from magazines and NGOs, Mimi works in length on his personal projects, some of which have been exhibited at Somerset House, London 2013, The Rencontres D’Arles 2011, London Street Photography 2011, Contributed Gallery, Berlin 2010, Jerwood Space, London 2010, Milk Gallery, New York City and Third Floor Gallery, Cardiff 2010 and European Parliament, Strasbourg 2009 just to mention the highlights.
2013 Winner - Syngenta Photography Awards 2nd prize
2012 Shortlist – Terry O’Neill Award
Honourable Mention – Deeper Perspective, IPA Awards
Winner – Renaissance Photography Award - Expression Category
Finalist – Palm Springs Photo Festival Slide Show Contest
2010 Winner (photo essay / reportage) - PDN Curator Awards.
2009 Winner - EP Guest Photographer.
Honorable Mention – Magenta Flash Forward ’09.
2008 Finalist – Sovereign European Art Prize.
2007 Winner – Creative Review, Best Photography Annual.
Finalist – The Press Photographers Year.
2005 Winner 2nd Place – The Observer Photographic Hodge Award.
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Dakar has become a huge, surreal "development" site in Senegal, forcing the question: Are the inhabitants being crushed and swept away by this complex transition or are they slowly taking possession of the new space?