About

Roshkala region, Tajikistan 2011-Girl looking out the window.

Roshkala region, Tajikistan 2011- 

Girl looking out the window.  

Myrto Papadopoulos is a photographer, educator and filmmaker. Her work tends to focus on issues surrounding gender, identity, and trauma. 

She finished her studies in 2003 after completing a five-year Fine Arts degree, majored in painting and photography. In 2006, she applied for a documentary photography degree at the ICP (International Centre of Photography) in New York, where she was granted a scholarship.  

She was a nominee for the 2018 MAGNUM Foundation Fund and a winner - emerging photographer 2013 of the Magenta Foundation. 

Her work has been awarded and presented in solo and group exhibitions e.g. 

the Mois off de la photo 08 in Paris - the PHOTOQUAI 2em Biennal Du Monde 09 at the MuseĆ© Quai Branly in Paris - the New York photo Festival09 - the LOOK3 Between Festival 2010 USA - the DUMBO Arts Festival 2011 in NY - the Athens Photo Festival 2008, 2011, 2012 - the Flash Forward Exhibition 2013 in Toronto and Washington DC - the Greek America Foundation / Film & Photo Week 2014 in Toronto - the Lishui Photography Festival 2015 in China - the Athens Photo Festival 2016 - the MEDPHOTO Festival 2016 - the IDFA doc lab 2017 and more. 

Her clients include: TIME Magazine, Smithsonian Magazine, WSJ, Le Monde, The Guardian, GEO International, The Washington Post, Nationalgeographic.com, DIE ZEIT, WIRED, Lens New York Times, ARTE TV, ZDF TV among others. Today she works as a freelance photographer and a documentary filmmaker and is represented by Redux Pictures in NY.