Mimi Mollica (Palermo, Italy 1975) is an award winning documentary photographer and multimedia artist whose work examines themes relating to identity, culture, environment, migration, and the impacts of social and political change upon communities. Mollica’s long-term projects are characterised by an immersive engagement with the themes he focuses on and reveal a distinctive dedication.
Mollica’s multi-awarded work has been widely featured in various prestigious publications ranging from The Guardian Weekend Magazine, Financial Times Weekend Magazine, The New York Times Lens, Newsweek Japan, Sunday Times Magazine, Internazionale, Granta Magazine, among many others. Exhibition highlights include Somerset House, London 2013, The Rencontres D’Arles 2011, London Street Photography 2011, Jerwood Space, London 2010, Milk Gallery, New York City and European Parliament, Strasbourg 2009 plus more.
Mimi founded the Photo Meet, an organisation aimed at celebrating photography through a series of events such as the Offspring Photo Meet
which include portfolio reviews, lectures, networking, presentations and much more.
Mimi has published two books Terra Nostra (Dewi Lewis Publishing, 2017) and East London Up Close (Hoxton Mini Press 2021).
Mimi is also on the judging panel of our DPOTY 2021.