Marika Puicher

Nato/a a: Pieve di Cadore (BL)
Residente a: Bologna
Website / Blog: http://marikapuicher.blogspot.co.uk

Marika Puicher is a freelance photographer specializing in social reportages. In 2009 she travels to Turkey where she tells the everyday life for Kurds in Istanbul. In summer 2010, she documents the search of the civilians killed in Bosnia during the war. Right after she gets involved in documenting the Italian economic crisis, the drama of the Italian families who fight for their houses, and the Ilva chemical disaster in the area of Taranto. In 2012 she wins the Portfolio Citerna Award with the project “For the children’s sake”, on the terrorist attacks in Italy. Afterward, she produced a series of works on the theme of the LGBT people’s right in Italy, Spain and Morocco. She wins the Pride Photo Award 2015 with the project “Ella”; and the second price with the series “Solo”. Her project “Ella” has been awarded also an honorable mention in the MIFA 2015.