Mafalda Rakos
Photographer

Mafalda Rakoš grew up in Vienna, Austria and attended Vienna Institute of Graphic Design and Audiovisual Media, department of photography focusing on social documentary photography since a very young age.

She has realized various long-time projects in Vienna and other regions of the world such as the Middle East and West Africa. Her work has been published in various magazines and was shown in various festivals such as Encontros da Imagem Festival, Portugal, and Voies Off, Arles, as well as in Vienna.

In 2013, she was awarded the Prix Revelation SAIF during Voies Off Festival at Rencontres d’Arles for her series Il y a des Jours Sombres.

The same year she and her two colleagues were awarded the Jugendinnovativ Prize for their collective book project 3rd Generation, a collective social documentary photo book project which shows the lives, opinions, and thoughts of Israeli and Palestinian youth.

Mafalda Rakos
Photographer

Mafalda Rakoš grew up in Vienna, Austria and attended Vienna Institute of Graphic Design and Audiovisual Media, department of photography focusing on social documentary photography since a very young age.

She has realized various long-time projects in Vienna and other regions of the world such as the Middle East and West Africa. Her work has been published in various magazines and was shown in various festivals such as Encontros da Imagem Festival, Portugal, and Voies Off, Arles, as well as in Vienna.

In 2013, she was awarded the Prix Revelation SAIF during Voies Off Festival at Rencontres d’Arles for her series Il y a des Jours Sombres.

The same year she and her two colleagues were awarded the Jugendinnovativ Prize for their collective book project 3rd Generation, a collective social documentary photo book project which shows the lives, opinions, and thoughts of Israeli and Palestinian youth.

  • Illuminations Grant
    Deadline Jun 30, 2024
    QUEER | ART
    International
    The Illuminations Grant for Black Trans Women Visual Artists sheds light on the under-recognized contributions of Black trans women visual artists and provides critical support to their continuing work. The Illuminations Grant for Black Trans Women Visual Artists is an annual $10,000 grant awarded to provide critical support to Black trans women whose work has often been under-recognized in the visual art field. (more…)
  • Unhealed
    Mar 3 – Sep 15, 2024
    Moderna Museet
    Malmö, Sweden
    The international group exhibition Unhealed delves into the aftermath of the uprisings and revolutions, that swept through the Arab world starting in 2010. These events altered the lives of millions of people, many of whom as a consequence now live in Sweden. With this exhibition, Moderna Museet Malmö proudly presents seventeen artist who, in poignant and thought-provoking ways, have addressed this still unfolding chapter in history. (more…)