Ioana Moldovan

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Ioana Moldovan

Photojournalist, documentary photographer and writer

Ioana Moldovan is a freelance photojournalist, documentary photographer and writer based in Bucharest, Romania.

Her work has been published by The New York Times, ESPNAl Jazeera English, Huffington Post, LensCulture, Radio France Internationale and Vice among others. She has also worked on multimedia projects funded by the European Commission and Friedrich Ebert Foundation.

In 2016 she took part in the Eddie Adams Workshop and was awarded The Bill Eppridge Memorial Award for Excellence and Truth in Photographic Journalism. The U.S. Embassy in Bucharest presented her with the “Women of courage” award for outstanding achievement in highlighting truth through photojournalism.

Ioana Moldovan was one of the ten Eastern-European photographers selected for a Masterclass in Documentary Photography by the Dutch NOOR Photo Agency.

Her photos have illustrated books, were shown in theatre shows, accompanied an international event at the Grand Palais Museum in Paris, France and some were selected in the Top 40 of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken on BuzzFeed.

Selected Awards, Exhibitons and Screenings:

2017 Photojournalism Special Award and Audience Award for “A country doctor and her calling” photo story, Superscrieri Awards 2017

2017 Co-author and co-editor of “Protest” photo book, a visual history of Romania’s street movements 2007-2017, published by Documentaria

2017 “Aging Romania” online exhibition, Griffin Museum of Photography, New York

2017 “For Ukraine, Forever” exhibition, presented by the Romanian Embassy in Ukraine at Kyiv Art Fort 2017, Kiev, Ukraine

2016 The “Andrei Postelnicu” Excellence in Media and Public Communication Leadership Award presented by the Aspen Institute Romania

2016  International Solidarity Gala – Journalism category award for contribution to global solidarity and creating a better world, presented by the Civil Society Development Foundation (CSDF), the Romanian NGDO Platform (FOND) and United Nations Development Programme Romania (UNDP)

2016 The Bill Eppridge Memorial Award for Excellence and Truth in Photographic Journalism, presented by The Eddie Adams Workshop, The Estate of Bill Eppridge and Nikon USA; Eddie Adams Workshop XXIX, Jeffersonville, NY

2016 ”When Ukraine Is No Longer Ukraine” photo exhibition, European Photo Salon Baia Mare, The Museum of Art; Baia Mare, Romania

2016 U.S. Embassy Bucharest “Women of courage” award for outstanding achievement in highlighting truth through photojournalism

2016 “Refugee women’s road to freedom and dignity” – exhibition at European Parliament Bureau in Romania’s event, Art House Cultural Center; Bucharest, Romania

2015 “Waiting for freedom” – a European Parliament Bureau in Romania group exhibition, European Commission Exhibition Center; Bucharest, Romania

2015 “Mihai VASILE” Photography Awards: 2nd prize Photo Story category, 2nd prize Features category, 3rd prize News category

2015 “At the borders of the European Union” group exhibition, Eurosfat conference, Parliament Palace, Bucharest Romania

2015 “#Protest” exhibition, F64 Exhibition Center; Bucharest Romania

2015 “Elections campaign’s journal” group exhibition, One World Romania festival; Bucharest, Romania

2015 “Women’s time” project exhibition, Romanian National Library, Bucharest Metropolitan Library, Central Academic Library; Bucharest, Romania

2015 “Picture Ethiopia – 30 years after the great famine” exhibition, European Commission Exhibition Center; Bucharest, Romania

2015 “Picture Ethiopia – 30 years after the great famine” exhibition for the official launch of the European development year event, Romanian National Library; Bucharest, Romania

2014 “Ethiopia – 30 years after the great famine” multimedia production screening, Frontline Club; Bucharest, Romania

2014 2nd prize in Photojournalism, Superscrieri Awards 2014

2013 “Taksim withstands” group exhibition; Bucharest, Romania

2012 “Versus but together” 3rd edition group exhibition; Oas County Museum, Negresti-Oas, Romania

2011 “Versus but together” 2nd edition group exhibition; Oas County Museum, Negresti-Oas, Romania

2008 Honourable mention in “Discover – My photo reportage” contest