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Miriam Deprez is a freelance photojournalist whose work focusses on post conflict issues, the environment, animal rights and social justice topics.

Miriam is currently based in Brisbane, and her images and articles have been published in several national and international publications and NGOs. As a correspondent Miriam has reported from regional Australia, Cambodia, India, Russia, Iceland, Solomon Islands, Palau and various EU countries.

Miriam placed second with Capture Magazine’s Australia’s Top Emerging Photographer of 2017 and in 2016 won a scholarship to study in the Netherlands and Denmark completing her studies at the Danish School of Media and Journalism. Miriam has a Bachelor of Photojournalism and a Bachelor of Journalism with Honours.

Miriam is currently working with the NGO SafeGround on a photo documentary project about the legacy of WWII munitions in the South Pacific.

 

EDUCATION

·       Bachelor of Journalism - Danish School of Media and Journalism, 2017

·       Bachelor of Photography - Griffith University Queensland College of Art, 2016

·       Europe in the World Honours Certificate - Hogeschool University, Netherlands, 2016/2017

·       Russian Journalism and Media Course - Lomonosov University, Moscow 2017

·       Photo Master Class - Magnum Photographer Bieke Depoorter - Goa, India, 2016

·       Photo Master Class - VII Photographer Sarker Protick - Goa, India, 2016

·       Radio Announcer Training - 4ZZZ Community Radio, Brisbane, 2018

·       Zedline News Internship - 4ZZZ Community Radio, Brisbane, 2018

·       Australian Associated Press - University Internship, Brisbane, 2018

 

AWARDS

·        2017 – World Press Photo; The 6x6 Global Talent Program, nominee

·        2017 – Capture Magazine; Australia’s Top Emerging Photographer, second place

·        2016 – Europe in the World Scholarship

·        2016 – Griffith University Award for Academic Excellence (rank top 5%)

·        2016 – New Colombo Grant recipient

·        2016 – Global Mobility Scholarship recipient

·        2015 – Griffith University Award for Academic Excellence (rank top 5%)

·        2015 – Wesley Mission photojournalism competition, first place and publication

·        2014 – Griffith University Award for Academic Excellence (rank top 5%)

 

PUBLICATIONS

·        Australian Associated Press (AAP), Australia, 2018

·        European Pressphoto Agency, 2018

·        The Guardian, Australia, 2018

·        SBS, Australia, 2018

·        The Australian, 2018

·        News.com.au, Australia, 2018

·        The Herald Sun, Australia, 2018

·        The Courier Mail, Australia, 2018

·        The Daily Telegraph, Australia, 2018

·        The Cairns Post, Australia, 2018

·        Geelong Advertiser, Australia, 2018

·        NT News, Australia, 2018

·        The Advertiser, Australia, 2018

·        The Weekly Times, Australia, 2018

·        Gold Coast Bulletin, Australia, 2018

·        The Mercury, Australia, 2018

·        Townsville Bulletin, Australia, 2018

·        The Big Issue, Australia, 2018

·        4ZZZ Community Radio, Brisbane 2017

·        The Argus Book; Vol 3, Australia, 2017

·        Capture Magazine, Australia, 2017

·        Knack, Belgium 2017

·        Euroviews FLUX Edition, Denmark 2017

·        Danske Kommuner, Denmark 2017

·        Magasinet Europa, Denmark 2017

·        Euroscope World Edition, Denmark 2017

·        Euroscope, The Netherlands 2016

·        Norwegian Peoples Aid Humanitarian Disarmament, Cambodia 2016

·        APOPO HeroRats - Annual Report, Cambodia 2016

·        The Argus, issue 1 - Insider, Australia 2016

·        Changes; Stories from Cambodia, The Argus, 2016

·        Changes; Stories from Cambodia (exhibition), White Box Gallery, Brisbane 2016

·        Eyes on Goa, Blurb Books Publication 2016

·        Eyes on Goa (exhibition), Maud Creative Gallery, Brisbane 2016

·        Capella, Blurb Books Publication 2015

·        The West End Magazine, Brisbane, 2015

·        Through Our Eyes (exhibition), King George Library, Brisbane 2015