Matic Zorman, a World Press Photo awarded documentary photographer based in  central Europe, focused on social and humanitarian issues around the globe.

Born in 1986 in Slovenia. In 2008 he started to work for daily newspapers and various magazines as a photographer. He studied multimedia engineering at the Institute and Academy for Multimedia in Slovenia. Devoted to social and humanitarian issues throughout the world he began his first personal long term project in 2010 by documenting rehabilitation of juvenile victims of the conflict in Gaza. He worked on assignments and produced various photo essays in the Balkans, Tajikistan, Lebanon, Gaza and Egypt.

To safely and responsibly operate in conflict zones, Matic has successfully completed RISC (Reporters Instructed in Saving Colleagues) medical battlefield training in Kosovo in 2014. In year 2015 he was selected to participate in NOOR-Nikon. Among other honors and recognitons Matic’s work was awarded at the World Press Photo, LensCulture, PDN, The Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Award and numerous others. In 2017, Matic was nominated for the Joop Swart Masterclas.

His works have been internationally exhibited in numerous solo and group exhibitions at The Voies Off festival in Arles, the Neiuwe Kirk in Amsterdam, the Neumünster Abbey in Luxembourg, Museum of Moscow in Russia and others.

His clients include various NGOs, The European Commission (DEVCO), The Washington Post, Der Spiegel, The Economist, L’Express, The Independent and others who trust in the punctuality and aesthetics of Matic’s work.

 


 

Available for news, documentary and corporate assignments around the globe.

Contact on:

contact@maticzorman.com

+386 40 669 560


Awards and recognitions

     2017     

LensCulture Exposure Awardsjury’s pick

Slovenia Press Photonews story of the year

 

     2016     

World Press Photo Awardpeople, single images 1st prize

UNICEF Photo of the year – nominated

PDN Storytellersfirst place winner current events

Rovinj PhotoDaysgrand prix award

Balkan Photo Festivalbest portrait of the year

Social Documentary Networkhonorable mention

The Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Award4 honorable mentions

 

     2015     

Slovene Association of journalists – Media Watchdog – honorary title for exceptional work in press photography

Slovenia Press Photobest photo of the year

Slovenia Press Photonews story of the year

The Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Awardtop stories, 3rd prize

Magnum 30 under 30 Awardshortlisted

 

     2013     

Reportage by Getty Imagesemerging talent

 

     2012     

Slovenia Press Photobest story of the year

Slovenia Press Photonews story of the year