©2019 by Malena Persson. All rights reserved  

Email: malena.photography@mail.com              Tel: +44 7479 903 620

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Clients

The Scottish Arts Club | Short Story Awards | The Citadel Youth Centre | Bethany Christian Trust |
Edinburgh Yarn Company |  
Greenpeace UK | Grassmarket Community Project | Peebles CAN | 
Leaven Deli | 
Pilmeny Development Project | TEDxPortobello | Inspiring Leith

Simply Impeccable | Friends of the Earth | Meadowberry |

Ingried Boussaroque | Underwood & Co | Abstract Alice

 

Exhibitions

2019 | The Scottish Arts Club, Edinburgh

Exhibiting the series 'Barra Beyond the Blue'.

2017 | Image Collective; Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh

Exhibiting the series 'No Human Is Illegal'.

2016 | Den Lilla Kollektionen; The Wee Collection | Nordic Affar, Edinburgh

Exhibiting photography from 3 projects: Making Waves, Barra; Beyond the Blue & Welgedacht.  

2016 | Preserve; an EWJF photography exhibition | Image Collective; Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh

Curator and exhibitor.

Exhibiting the series 'Synergy; together we broke the sea (then we ruptured land). In support of The Asia Foundation.
Co-exhibiting w Katie Blair Matthews, Dafni Kalokairinou & Leithers Don't Litter.

2016 | Dualism: Mind & Matter | Design Institute; Hong Kong

Exhibiting the series 'Barra Beyond the Blue'.

Part of photography exchange between Edinburgh Napier University & Hong Kong Design Institute. 

2016 | Image Collective; Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh

Exhibiting the series 'Barra Beyond the Blue'.

Co-exhibiting w Mhairi Bell-Moodie; Fisherfolk of the Firth. 

 

2016 | Free Range Shows | Truman Brewery, London

Exhibiting the series 'Barra Beyond the Blue'.

Part of the Napier Collective. 

 

2015 | Media Medicum | Gallery Seventeen, Edinburgh

Exhibiting the series 'She is Never Tired: Anorexia Nervosa in the 19th Century'.

Five photographers under the name 'Panopticon'. 19th century medical phenomena from the perspective of the present day.

 

2015 | Egalitarian Frames | Whitespace Gallery, Edinburgh

Curator and exhibitor. Showing the series 'Making Waves'.

Egalitarian Frames exhibition consisted of three photographers & two artists. Compositions around the egalitarian principle; the view that all people are equal, and that all deserve equal rights; politically, economically, socially and environmentally. Part of the Edinburgh World Justice Festival 2015.

Education

2016 – BA Hons, Photography, Edinburgh Napier University

2008 – BA Teaching Studies: Art & Photography, Linneaus University, Sweden

Teaching

2016 – Bethany Christian Trust | Workshop coordinator

2016 – The Citadel Youth Centre | Visiting Lecturer & Project Coordinator;  Leith Lens & Old's Cool. 

 

Other work

2019 – The Scottish Arts Club | Social Media Coordinator & In-house Photographer

 

2018 – Narcissus | Administration Manager & In-house Photographer

2017 – Jessops | Administrator 

2017 – TEDx Portobello | Event Coordinator

2016 – Inspiring Leith | Judge for Leith Life photography competition

2016 – Retina Scottish International Photography Festival | Social media intern & Invigilator