About Andrea & Magda Photographers

BIOGRAPHY:

Andrea and Magda are a duo of photographers from France and Italy. They live and work mostly in the Middle East since 2008. Their work focuses on the effects of globalization on society, economy and territory in the Middle East. Their first project, “Palestinian Dream” pictures the transformations of Palestine modeled by an ideal of modernity, and the illusions of an economical development under occupation. In “ Sinai Park ” , they explore the consequences of mass tourism on the territory of Sinai, Egypt. They are currently working one a new chapter in Lebanon on the reflect of the society through Televisual imaginary. Their work has been published in magazines internationally (Newsweek Japan, Courrier International, Sunday Times Spectrum magazine, Internazionale, Vrij Nederland, Mare…)

  

Exhibitions :

-May 2017 Sinai Park, Fotgrafca Bogotà, Fotomuseo, Colombia

-June 2017 Sinai Park Lodz Fotofestiwal, Poland

-Dec 2016 Screening Sinai Park and Palestinian Dream Angkor Photofestival, Cambodia

-Nov 2016 Sinai Park Outono Fotografco Festival, Spain

- Sept 2016 Sinai Park Encontros da Imagem, Portugal

- Sept 2016 Sinai Park, Organ Vida Festival Croatia

- Sept 2016: Sinai Park Odessa Batumi Photo Days, Géorgie

- July 2016: Sinai Park at Photo road Festvial, Gibellina

- June 2016: Sinai Park, Benaki Museum, Athens Photo Festvial

- May 2016: Palestinian Dream, Head On Photo Festival, Sydney

- Nov 2015 : Sinai Park, Maison Européenne de la photographie (première biennale des photographes du monde arabe), Paris

- Sept 2015 : Palestinian Dream at Frame Foto Festival, Salsomaggiore Terme, Italy

- Sept 2015 : screening of Sinai Park at « Visa pour l’image », Perpignan, France

- June 2015 : Palestinian Dream - Fotoleggendo, Roma

- Nov 2014: Palestinian Dream Mois de la photo/Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris

- Nov 2014 : Palestinian Dream - Festival di fotografia, Foiano

- Sept 2014: Screening of Palestinian Dream at « Visa pour l’image », Perpignan

- May 2014 : Screening of Palestinian Dream « Images Singulières », Sète

- March 2014 : Water and Energy in Palestine for AFD, Jerusalem

- March 2012: Stories of life and cooperation, for Italian consulate, Ramallah

- 2010 - 2012 Existence Denied - Jerusalem, Nablus (Institut Francais), Hebron (university), Modena, Bologna, Reggio emilia, Taranto

  

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS:

- Prix "Résidence pour la Photographie", Fondation des treilles, 2017

- Bourse CNAP soutien à la photographie documentaire contemporaine 2016

- Nomitated for Prix Pictet 2016

- Finalist Gran Prix photoaward of Lodz Fotofestiwal 2017

- Sony World Photography Award, second winner in current affairs category, 2016

- Nominated for the The Joop Swart Masterclass | World Press Photo 2015

- Bourse du talent, finalist, 2015

- 1rst prize Premio Tabò in Fotoleggendo with Palestinian Dream, Roma, 2015

- Honor mention for Fotoleggendo award with Sinai Park, Roma, 2015

- 1rst prize Foiano Festival of photography, 2013

- coup de coeur de l'ANI, Visa pour l'image 2013

- Honor mention for Yippa International awards, 2012

- 3rd prize for Badil award, 2011