About



Hi,
I'm Matteo de Mayda, I was born in Treviso in 1984 and I’m based in Venice (Italy)

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Represented by Contrasto

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Co-founder of Baringo
BOOK
Era Mare | It Was Sea (bruno, 2020)

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SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND CLIENTS
British Journal of Photography, Der Spiegel, Die Zeit, D la RepubblicaDomusEmergencyL’Espresso, FerrariFinancial Times MagazineGestalten, The Guardian, GreenpeaceIL MagazineInternazionale, Il Sole 24 OreLAVMani TeseMedici con l'Africa CUAMMNational Geographic, The New York TimesNike, Sportweek, Parmigiano Reggiano, RaiLa Repubblica, Rivista Studio, Rivista UndiciRolling Stone Magazine, 6MoisSociety Magazine, SoFootThe Sunday Times MagazineVice, VogueThe Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Wired, World Health Organization

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AWARDS
2021, FUTURES 2021 talent
2020, Best young photographer of the year, according to Artribune
2020, Winner of REFOCUS award by MiBACT
2020, Finalist at the Head On Photo Awards
2020, Winner at Inner Outlook
2019, Finalist at the National Geographic Prize (Cortona on the Move Festival)
2008 and 2014, First prize at the Bevilacqua La Masa

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TEACHING
LA SAPIENZA University in Rome
IUAV University of Venice
NABA (Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti), Milan

LECTURES / TALKS
CAMERA - Centro Italiano per la Fotografia, Turin. 2021
RUFA - Rome University of Fine Arts. 2021
IED - Istituto Europeo di Design, Milan. 2021
FABRICA, online for COVID-19. 2020
UCEN, Manchester. 2019
La Fabbrica dello Zucchero, Rovigo. 2019
La giustizia ambientale, Taranto. 2018
Festival dei diritti umani, Milan. 2018
EDCH Conference, Munich. 2017
FABRICA, Treviso. 2017

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EXHIBITIONS
MUFOCO, Milan (Italy). 2021
National Gallery of Macedonia, Skopje (Macedonia). 2021
La Triennale, Milan (Italy). 2021
Lector in Fabula, Conversano (Italy). 2020
Photobook Week Aarhus (Denmark). 2020
Fotobok Festival, Oslo (Norway). 2020
Head On Photo Festival, Sydney (Australia). 2020
The Gallery by Generali, Milan (Italy). 2019-2020
La Fabbrica dello Zucchero, Rovigo (Italy). 2019
Gwangju Biennale (South Korea). 2017
Palazzo Santa Chiara, Rome (Italy). 2017
15th Architecture Biennale, Venice (Italy). 2016
Museo dell’Università la Sapienza, Rome (Italy). 2015
Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice (Italy). 2014-2015
URP, Turin (Italy). 2014
National Architecture/Design Centre (Sweden). 2014
United Nations, Geneva (Switzerland). 2013