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
2018. Image Makers Seminar Series, Guest Speaker, Photography Studies College, Melbourne
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
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’
2017. Jetstar In-flight Magazine, 10 page spread, ‘Tiwi Islands Grand Final’
2016. The New York Times, Feature Photo Story, ‘Darwin Port’
2015. Frankie Magazine, Feature Print Photo Story, ’Young Australian Muslims’
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.