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, Internazionale, Polka, Granta Magazine, The independent on Sunday Review, 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 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.
Mimi lives and works in London.
2012 Shortlist - Terry O’Neill Awards
Honourable Mention - IPA Awards - Deeper Perspective
Winner – Renaissance Photography Award - Expression Category
Finalist – Palm Springs Photo Festival Slide Show Contest
2010 Creates PHOTOWRAP, online documentary photography workshop.
Permanent Collection of The Museum of London acquisition.
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.
Part of the1st London Magnum Masterclass Workshop.
2005 Winner 2nd Place – The Observer Photographic Hodge Award.
En Route To Dakar – Ragusa Foto Festival, Sicily 2012
En Route To Dakar – European Parliament, Strasbourg 2009
Lecture on Social Reportage, University of Warwick, January 2007
Seminar/Presentation, Various Projects, SOAS University, November 2006
Marginal Brazil, Latin American Film Festival, London November 2005
Evolving Brazil, at Guanabara Bar, London March 2005
Hackney: worth a closer look, in Zedland House London November 2004
Un Tocco di Kalsa, Spasimo, Palermo July 2000
SELECTED COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS:
"Terry O’Neill Awards" - The Strand Gallery 2013
"Ten Paths To the Future" - Imago Gallery 2012-2013
“Contemporary Street Photography” - London Photography Festival 2012
“Renaissance Photography Prize” - London’s Mall Galleries, June 2012
“Seen/Unseen” Mimi Mollica & George Georgiou - London, July 2011
“From Here On” - Rencontres D’Arles 2011, July 2011
“Street Photography Now” - Studio for the Arts - Berlin, December 2010
“Street Photography Now” - Gallery Lichtblick - Cologne, December 2010
“This Must Be The Place” - Jerwood Visual Arts, November 2010
“Street Photography Now” - Third Floor Gallery - Cardiff, October 2010
“PDN Curator Awards” - MILK Gallery - New York, August 2010
“Storie in 3 Scatti” - Camera 16 Contemporary Art - Milan, June 2010
“Facce da Straniero” - Museo Regionale - Torino, March 2010
“Sovereign European Art Prize” - Somerset House - London, October 2008
“Photsoc” Festival of Social Photography Sarcelles - Paris, September 2008
“Mediterraneo” The Italian Cultural Institute, London Jan 2008
“The Observer Hodge Photographic Award” The Newsroom Nov-Jan 2006
“Sometimes Words Are Too Slow” (Forum), Proud Central, London July 2004
“En-field Cultural Mapping” Forty Hall, Enfield March 2004
“12 + 1” (Arteutile), Trapani July 2003
“Palermo Cultura e Transizione” Barcelona August 2000
In The Life of Cities – Harvard University – Lars Muller Publishers
Street Photography Now – Thames & Hudson
London Street Photography – Museum of London / Dewi Lewis