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
Volunteer at London Art Fair and Photo50
Volunteer at Somerset House
Revolv Collective, One Year Anniversary Exhibition,
Gallery Safehouse 1, London, UK.
Collective "Преход", Night of Museums and Galleries 2017,
Gallery PLOVEDIV, Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
Lead Photographer for Journeys Festival International
Refugee & Asylum Seeker Artist Festival, Portsmouth, UK
2015 - 2017
Freelance Photographer & Administrative/ Curatorial Assistant
Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth, UK.
Certificate for Student Mentorship
Regional Youth Center for Photography,
FOR COMMISSIONS, COLLABORATIONS & CONTACT