BIOGRAPHY

Isabella (Melody) Moore is a 33 year old documentary photographer born and based in Sydney, Australia.

Isabella is inspired by identity politics and culture, as well as exploring contemporary Australian society and how it continues to evolve.

She independently researches and captures stories using a range of analogue and digital photo mediums.

Her work, largely portrait based, has been published in The New York Times, The Guardian, The Observer, The Telegraph, Frankie, VICE, Dazed, Svenska Dagbladet among others.

Her work has taken her to Russia, Sweden, France, Brazil and Peru.

Isabella is available for commissions in Australia and abroad.

PRESS + TALKS

2019. Photography in Focus, Guest Speaker, Moran Arts Foundation, George Place, Sydney

2019. Today Show, Channel Nine, ‘Mullet’ book National TV interview

2018. Image Makers Seminar Series, Guest Speaker, Photography Studies College, Melbourne

2018. The Guardian, Moran contemporary photographic prize 2018: snapshots of Australian life – in pictures

2016. The Telegraph UK, Viewfinder: ‘the most inspiring and surprising images you'll see this week’


AWARDS + EXHIBITIONS

2019. Exhibiting Finalist at Obscura Documentary Photo Festival, Malaysia

2019. ‘Agender’ Women Photographer Group Exhibition, Sun Studios, Sydney

2019. ‘Mullet’ Solo Exhibition, Grifter Brewing Co, Marrickville

2018. Finalist of the Moran Photographic Prize, ‘Junior Mullet Fest Contestant’

2018. ‘Highly Commended’ Finalist of the Moran Photographic Prize, ‘Significance of Ceremony’

2018. Moran Prize Finalist Touring Group Exhibition, Juniper Hall, Paddington

2016. INSTITUTE, represented Artist, ‘Putin’s War on Gays’

2013. Chapter House Lane, Solo Exhibition, Federation Square, Melbourne.

2011. City of Sydney Sponsored, Rainbow Parents, Photo Exhibition, Customs House Library

2011. City of Sydney Sponsored, Rainbow Parents, Photo Exhibition, Surry Hills Library

2011. Finalist of the Moran Photographic Prize, ‘Bondi in her eyes’

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2019. Guardian Australia, Feature Video Story, ‘We Ride, We Pray’

2018. Guardian Australia, Feature Photo Story, ‘Women and Ageing’

2018. Guardian Australia, Feature Photo Story, ‘It’s not a hairstyle, it’s a lifestyle’

2018. Mullet, Book Publishing, Hachette Australia.

2017. Jetstar In-flight Magazine, 10 page spread, ‘Tiwi Islands Grand Final’

2017. VSCO, Feature Photo Story, ‘Reindeer Races above the arctic circle’, Sweden

2016. The New York Times, Feature Photo Story, ‘Darwin Port’

2016. VICE, Feature Photo Story, ‘Tiwi Islands Grand Final’

2015. Frankie Magazine, Feature Print Photo Story, ’Young Australian Muslims’

2014. The New York Times, Feature Video Story, ‘Blind Soccer’, Rio de Janeiro.

2014. The Observer UK, Feature Print Photo Story, 5 page spread, ‘Putin’s War on Gays’, Russia.

2014. The Guardian UK, Feature Photo Story, ‘Putin’s War on Gays’, Russia.

2014. Svenska Dagbladet, Swedish National Newspaper, ‘Putin’s War on Gays’, Russia.

2014. The New Internationalist, Feature Photo Story, ‘Putin’s War on Gays’, Russia.