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Miriam Deprez is an Australian-born freelance journalist and photographer.

She has a Bachelor of Journalism from the Danish School of Media and Journalism, and a Bachelor of Photography from Griffith University graduating with First Class Honours for Journalism.

Her images and articles have been published in several international and national media outlets reporting from Palestine, Israel, Europe, Russia, India, Cambodia, Pacific Islands and regional Australia among others.

Miriam’s ongoing photographic work with SafeGround which focuses on the legacy of World War II munitions in the South Pacific was recently exhibited at the UN in Geneva.

 

EDUCATION

·       Bachelor of Journalism, Class 1 Honours - Griffith University, 2018

·       Australian Associated Press - University Internship, Brisbane, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

·        2016 – Global Mobility Scholarship

·        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%)

 

EXHIBITIONS

·        Finding Safe Ground in the Pacific. United Nations, Geneva, 2018

·        Cambodia: Witness to Change. George Town Photo Festival, Malaysia, 2018

·        Changes; Stories from Cambodia. White Box Gallery, Brisbane 2016

·        Eyes on Goa. Maud Creative Gallery, Brisbane 2016

·        Through Our Eyes. King George Library, Brisbane 2015

PUBLICATIONS

·        Mondoweiss, 2019

·        The Progressive, 2019

·        Middle East Eye, 2019

·        Middle East Monitor, 2019

·        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 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

·        Eyes on Goa, Blurb Books Publication 2016

·        Capella, Blurb Books Publication 2015

·        The West End Magazine, Brisbane, 2015