The Grand Prix ISEM 2021 for documentary photography is awarded to Myriam Boulos.
Born in Lebanon in 1992, she lives and works in Beirut. Since the age of 16, she has photographed the city in a documentary approach, also with a personal research. “As a way to explore, challenge and resist society,” she writes.
Myriam Boulos will receive 8,000 euros in aid to continue her project, the first images of which will soon be published in a portfolio on the Mediapart site. It will also be exhibited in 2022 at the ImageSingulières festival in Sète.