Marco Simola

Marco Simola

Lima, Lima, Peru

About Marco Simola

I was born in Florence. Actually I live in Lima, Peru .
In April 2009, I publish my first photographic book, Metro, about the subway of the Italian city of Milan (http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/658466).
Im collaborating with imagebrief, latinphoto and photographersdirect
As a free-lance my photographs have appeared in many European on-line and written magazines such as Plen Air (Italy), Que Pasa (Chile), Religioscope (Swiss),Manzarock (Peru), Il Mondo, RevolutionArt, Latitudes, Asociacion Fotografica Manises (Spain), Zapping Peru, ZoneZero.com, Frame Lines, Demotix.com,Nuestramirada.org, Witness Journal (Italy), Plateform Magazine (France), cameraobscura.ro, F-Stop Magazine,
worthathousandblurbs.com, Caposud (Italy), Burn Magazine, ReVista, Estadao (Brasil), http://www.voltapagina.name, Le Monde Diplomatique (Norway) etc.

Education

I´m photographing since I was 15.
2008 November. I got the possibility to participate, in Lima, to a very interesting two days workshop with Spanish photographer JUAN MANUEL CASTRO PRIETO.
2006 April. I got a one day workshop in Milan with American photographer STANLEY GREEN.

Events

My works were exposed in many galleries in Italy, Peru, Spain, UK, Luxemburg, France, Brazil, Poland, Germany and in many internet websites.

Exhibitions

2016
• 2 Honorable Mentions Awarded BY THE JURY OF MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL FOTO AWARDS

2015
• I didn´t participate to any expo or photo challenge because I was busy with assignments and other projects.
2014
April
• exhibition of "Globalization-Connections-Time” at the Stal Gallery in Muscat - Sultanate of Oman.
2013
November
• Winner of the International Metro Photo Challenge in the El Sexto Sentido category. Region Peru.
June.
• Cover of the Qoyllor Riti procession for PTW magazine. Cuzco (Peru)
2012
February
• GLOBALIZATION–CONNECTIONS– TIME “A dozen Worlds or the Day has 48 hours...” Hannover, Germany
January.
• Latin America Regional winner in the photographic award 2011 CGAP Microfinance Photography Contest.
2011
December.
• Mining company Antamina Sustainability Report 2011
November.
• Published in Le Monde Diplomatique of Norway.
October.
• Main central page of photographic agency Demotix.
July.
• Colective Expo "Donne nel Mondo", Castello di Godego, Italy.
• Selected among 10 finalist in the photographic award The urban water & corruption
June.
• Front page of Sudwind magazine.
• Colective Expo "Fuente de vida" in the Teatro Comico de Cordoba, Spain.
May.
• Front page of IDNews, Volvo International Magazine.
April.
• Main central page of photographic agency Demotix.
February.
• Colective Expo "Architecture", in Estudio Nomada en Barcelona, Spain.
2010
December.
• Expo "Un techo para mi pais", in Parque Kennedy of Miraflores, Lima, Peru
• Expo in Cusco. 5 images were selected to be exposed in CuscoArt#1
• Day Four Ulysses2 in London.
• Mining company Xstrata Sustainability Report 2010
November
• Photography Colony Project. One World, one second, multiple moments
• Swiss magazine Religioscope published an article with many images: "Dia de los Difuntos in Lima and Cuzco".
• Colective expo "Il bello fa bene", in Bologna Italy.
• An image of the expo "Il bello fa bene" is published in the website of italian newspaper La Repubblica.
October.
• Main central page of photographic agency Demotix.
September.
• One Planet. Lonely Planet's mosaic competition. Selected as one of the 200 finalist among more than 130.000 photographs.
• BVL (Lima stock Company). Selected as one of the 37 finalist among 651 participants.
• People & Planet. Selected as one of the 54 finalist among more than 4,000 images of more than 100 photographers coming from 82 countries.
June.
• Expo STATE OF CREATION in the European Commission Luxembourg, Conference center, Jean Monnet Building
May.
• Second place in the photographic award STATE OF CREATION Award organized by Culture Inside, Luxembourg.
April.
• My work, “Bolinavidad 2009” has been selected to participate in the 10ª Muestra Documentales Documentales y Fotografías de América Latina in Langreo, Asturias Spain.
• FOTOCACERES. Opticas Iberoamericanas. Merida, Spain.
• ReVista, Harvard review of Latin America, magazine of David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies of the Harvard University, published an article with two images. http://www.drclas.harvard.edu/publications/revistaonline/spring-summer- 2010/modernity-peru
• Foire Internationale de Toulouse, theme “La Danse”. One image selected to be exposed in the final Expo.
• Four images selected to be published in the new F-Stop Magazine.
March.
• Selected among the 50 finalists in the first International Pixpa Photo Challenge
• Selected among the finalists of the L’Esprit Photo Exhibition en Hoover Skwer on
• Krakowskie Przedmiescie 60A in Warsaw, Poland.
February.
• My work “Metro” has been published in Burn Magazine
• Twice Main central page of photographic agency Demotix.
• A “Livro sobre a morte”, in the MUBE (Museo Brasileiro da Escultura) Sao Paulo, Brasil.
January.
• Exhibicion en la Galeria Gallery in Lima