Sonia Hamza is a French Moroccan photographer and artist born in Paris in 1975. She first attended classes at the ENSAA Duperré in Paris and joined the Central St. Martin’s School of Art and Design in London. After a career in fashion design, she completed her training through internships and digital photography and tapissier-licier. She launches into creations that mix photography, computer graphics and textile work: artist books, embroidered portraits, photographic triptychs.
In 2011, she performs an artist residency at 59Rivoli in Paris where she held her first exhibition.
In 2016, she is one of the 26 artists in residency for the Flâneur project. Series of photography exhibited in Lisbon in September.
In November 2016 and January 2017, she is in art residency for Project189, in Bangkok, Thaïland.
In May 2017, she is invited with Hajime Kimura, to photography the city of Torres Vedras in Portugal and exhibited in August during the Festival New Invasions.
Latest shows: Objectif femmes 2017, Paris, Flâneur 2017, Flâneur 2016, Passe-moi le Ciel! solo show during the Galleries’night & Nippon Kiss at Soy Sauce Factory in Bangkok in February 2017, the 7th Yangon Photo Festival, Myanmar, les Cuizines in Chelles & Le Silo in Chateau-Thierry (France).
She received the first prize for the theme Identity of Fix Photo Award 2017 and the first prize of The best portfolio review award 2015 Triennial Hamburg, Germany.