Mimi Mollica is an award winning photographer, born in Palermo – Sicily in 1975. His photo essays deal with social issues and topics related to identity, environment, migration and macroscopic human transitions. Mimi chooses to work on long term projects which allow him to research explore and develop a subject in depth. As a result Mimi had travelled and photographed across the continents working on assignment and on his personal projects.
Mimi collaborates with a number of prestigious magazines and book publishers, including among others; The Guardian Weekend Magazine, FT Weekend Magazine, The NYT Lens blog, Newsweek Japan, Sunday Times Magazine, Internazionale, Granta Magazine, Thames & Hudson and Lars Muller.
His work has been featured on a number of exhibitions and festivals of photography across the globe such as 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.
Since 2011 Mimi runs his innovative series of online and physical workshops on visual story-telling, focussing on developing the photographers ability to conceive, produce and package a photo essay of their choice.
In early 2015 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.