Sarko Mutafyan

Biography and CV

BIOGRAPHY

Sarko Mutafyan (b. 1995, Plovdiv, Bulgaria) is a documentary photographer 
currently based in England. His work focuses on topics of trauma, memory,
belonging, as well as unity and bordering belief systems. By dwelling in the
microcosms of smaller stories and individuals' lives, he aims to find a 
common ground in their importance for the collective picture.
Commercially and professionally he has volunteer experience in
multiple small and large scale industry events and organizations.

PUBLICATIONS, FEATURES AND AWARDS

2019 - Featured on Then There Was Us
2019 - Featured on The Eye of Photography

2018 -
Photograd Takeover
2018 - Winner of Revolv Collective's One Year Anniversary Open Call
2018 - Selected for Fujifilm and Magnum Photos 'HOME' Portfolio Reviews
2018 - Nominated for the Genesis Imaging Postgraduate Bursary Award

2017 - 
Published on Night of Museums and Galleries Plovdiv 2017
2017 - Published on LensCulture Magnum Photo Awards Competition Gallery

2016 - 
Nominated for the APHE Photo Meet Bursary

WORK EXPERIENCE & EXHIBITIONS

2019
Volunteer at London Art Fair and Photo50

2018-2019
Volunteer at Somerset House

2018
Revolv Collective, One Year Anniversary Exhibition,
Gallery Safehouse 1, London, UK.

2017
Collective "Преход", Night of Museums and Galleries 2017,
Gallery PLOVEDIV, Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

2017
Lead Photographer for Journeys Festival International
Refugee & Asylum Seeker Artist Festival, Portsmouth, UK

2015 - 2017
Freelance Photographer & Administrative/ Curatorial Assistant
Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth, UK.

2015
Certificate for Student Mentorship
Regional Youth Center for Photography,
Plovdiv, Bulgaria

FOR COMMISSIONS, COLLABORATIONS & CONTACT

E-mail: sarkomutafyan@gmail.com
Instagram: sarkomutafyan

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