Mahé ELIPE

Photojournalist 

        &      Visual storyteller 

 

CONTACT

Mahé ELIPE

Fr (+33) 6 77 55 31 65 

Mex (+52) 33 3505 2180

WhatsApp: +33 6 7755 3165

Mail: mahe.elipe@gmail.com 

Instagram: @_mahelipe_

Twitter: @_mahelipe_ 

ABOUT 

Bio

French photographer Mahé ELIPE has been based in Mexico City since 2016. Her documentary work focuses on the human condition with a particular interest in the place of women in society. She is one of the winner of Reuters Photojournalists Grants 2019 and also of the National Geographic Society's COVID-19 emergency fund in 2020. She was a finalist of the YBIPA 2022 of Athens Photo World and won the Women Photograph Project 2022 and recently received the Prix Françoise Demulder 2023 at the Visa pour l'image Festival and the  Sony World Photography Awards 2024 in the Professional Environment category. The photographer collaborates with various media such as Libération, Le Monde, Bloomberg, The Guardian and Reuters… Her photographic work has been made visible in various exhibitions and more recently in 2022 at the festival "Fotofetiwal" in Łódź in Poland and in Barcelone, Spain for the Festival II BCN-DH and in 2024 in the Biennale della Fotografia Femminile 2024 in Mantova, Italia, and soon at the Festival Les femmes s'exposent 2024 in France.


Prizes / Selections 

2024

> VISA POUR L'IMAGE -  Prix Françoise Demulder -2024// Winner

> SONY WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD 2024 -PROFESIONAL ENVIRONMENT// Winner -

2023

> PRIX ISEM DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE DOCUMENTAIRE 2023// Finalist

>VISURA’S GRANT for Visual journalists 2022 // Winner

2022

>WOMEN PHOTOGRAPH PROJECT GRANT 2022 // Winner

> YANNIS BEHRAKIS INTERNATIONAL PHOTOJOURNALISM AWARD 2022// Finalist


2021

>NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY FUNDS GRANT // COVID-19 Emergency funding

>DEUTSCHE WELLE  GRANT // Periodismo de construcción -cambia la historia-

>PRIX LNP// Finalist “Photographic film -De l’absence germent les fleurs-”

>STENIN CONTEST // Finalist "Portrait. A Hero of Our Time"

> CUARTOSCURO CONTEST // Mexico, Winner Concurso periodístico y documental

2020

>WOMEN PHOTOGRAPH // 2020 Year in Pictures  

>Shortlisted //  “COVID-19: THE BIGGER PICTURE” of Thomson Reuters Foundation 

>Shortlisted //  FOTOFEVER PRIZE with Dahinden#3

>FOTODEMIC // Winner - Grant #001 by Meero Foundation

>Selection coup de coeur  // INCADAQUÉS INTERNATIONAL PHOTO FESTIVAL

>30 Under 30 Women photographer winners // ARTPIL 


2019

>Grant winner  // REUTERS PHOTOJOURNALIST GRANT 2019 

>Finalist // PRIX MENTOR Session #6 Associted press RUP Freelens

> Coup de coeur Selection, Portfolio Review // ANI, Festival Visa pour l'image

2018

> Finalist, Concurso periodistica y documental // CUARTOSCURO CONTEST, Mexico

> Winner Lauréat, Contest photo Mag // PHOTO MAGAZINE, Paris, France

> Winner Lauréat, Contest photo Mag // PHOTO MAGAZINE, Paris, France

> Emerging photographer finalist // LUGANOPHOTODAYS CONTEST , Lugano, Switzerland

Exhibitions 


2024

>"Tapachula ville de transit" Festival Les Femmes s'Exposent 2024, Houlgate, Normandie, France 

> "Acompañatas" Biennale della Fotografia Femminile 2024, Mantova, Italia

> " De terre et de sang" Les Photographiques 2024, Projection, Paris, France 

2023

> "Sembrando Lucha " Projection Festival ImageSingulières 2023, Sète, France 

> “La rabia de las niñas ” FESTIVAL II BCN-DH. 2022, Barcelona, Spain

>“La colère des Niñas ” FESTIVAL BARROBJECTIF 2023,  Barro, France

>“La colère des Niñas ” FESTIVAL BOURSIP 2023, Haute Vallée d’Aure, France

2022

>“Mujeres de la Tierra ” FOTOFESTIWAL 2022, Łódź, Poland

2021

>"Dia de muertos" FESTIVAL BOURISP -Journée du Reportage- Hautes-Pyrénées , France

2020

>“Frontières” MUSÉE NATIONAL DE L’HISTOIRE DE L’ IMMIGRATION, Paris, France

2019
>“Las Patronas” LES RENCONTRES PHOTOGRAPHIQUES DU 10ème, Paris, France

>“Los diablos de Tlacotepec", FESTIVAL DE LOS DIABLOS, Guerrero, Mexico

>“The last Guaqueros”, FESTIVAL IMAGES D'ICI ET D'AILEURS, Carpentras, France

2018
>“L’altruisme”, ANNECY LAC PHOTO FESTIVAL, Annecy, France

>“Tegucigalpa dancing”, LES NUITS PHOTOGRAPHIQUES 7em éditions, Rabat, Morocco

> “Mujeres y Marañon”, FESTIVAL DE LA PHOTO D'ORMESSON, Ormesson, France

> “Seismo Mexico”, CUARTOSCURO, Fototeca de Zacatecas Pedro Valtierra, Mexico

2017
>“Rural woman”, CINEFABLE FESTIVAL, Espace Reuilly, Paris 12eme, France

2016
>“Private Room”, ATELIER MATRESELVA, Paris 15eme, France

Workshops

2024

>Nominated JOOP SWART MASTERCLASS by Anna Kucma

>NEW-YORK TIMES PORTFOLIO REVIEW - New-york, USA

2023

>MIRAR DISTINTO - Edition with Rodrigo Abd - Mexico

2022

>PHOTO MATCH- Fotofestiwal, Łódź, Poland



2020

>The Eddie Adams Workshop XXXIII, USA, OnLine


2019

>Reuters instructions "Reporting & hostile environment training", Athens, Greece


2018

> Workshop ” Nikon-Bayeux security in conflict zone“, Bayeux, France

> Masterclass ” Nikon-NOOR Academy", Budapest, Hungary

Interventions

2023

> SCHOOL INTERVENTION:  "Your experiences as a photographer", PHOTOGRAPHIC SCHOOL CE3P, Paris, France

> LIVE : "Captura de una lucha" with SUEÑA DIGNIDAD, Neza, Mexico

> WORKSHOP : "Rifate la Beca" with SUEÑA DIGNIDAD, Neza, Mexico

> TALK : BCN-DH Photo festival, Barcelona,Spain

2022

> TAKEOVER : Instagram, FOTOFESTIWAL, Poland

>TALK: "Conversa en Kaja" KAJA NEGRA, Mexico

> SCHOOL INTERVENTION:  "Your experiences as a photographer", PHOTOGRAPHIC SCHOOL CE3P, France

2021

>LIVE: Talking Picture "The Curious Socity", USA

>PORTFOLIO REVIEW:  "Solidarity for Montse S. M" , Mexico

> SCHOOL INTERVENTION:  "Your experiences as a photographer", PHOTOGRAPHIC SCHOOL CE3P, France

> TALK: "Mujeres en el periodismo Mexicano" , UNIVERSIDAD AUNAM, Mexico

>  LIVE: "Fotógrafas en movilizaciones contra la violencia a las mujeres", EL DÍA DESPUES, Mexico

2019

> SCHOOL INTERVENTION: “Photograph outside of his country”, Visible Diplomado de fotoperiodismo, TRASLUZ COLECTIVO, Veracruz, Mexico

> TAKEOVER : Instagram, TRASLUZ COLECTIVO, Mexico

> TAKEOVER : Instagram, STUDIO HANS LUCAS LATAM, France


 

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