Morganna Magee is a based in Melbourne, Australia, living and working on the lands of the Woi Wurrung, Bunurong and Boon Wurrung people, the foothills of the Dandenong ranges.
Her practice sits between storytelling and expanded documentary, creating work that pulls from an emotional response to the world whilst still being based in the documentary tradition. Her work has been awarded and exhibited both nationally and internationally recognised by institutions such as The British Journal of Photography,The National Portrait gallery Australia and Miami Art week. She is a founding member of Lumina Collective an Australian collective of award-winning women and non-binary photographic artists breaking ground in visual storytelling and dissemination. She is part of Tall Poppy Press with Matt Dunne. She regularly is commissioned for editorial and large- scale community arts projects.
Her images have appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Guardian, The Age, Art and Australia magazine amongst others
She has photographed major commissions for The New York Times Magazine, Wintringham Specialist aged care, The shire of Murrundindi, Victoria Police, the Mission for Seafarers, Ronald McDonald House and The Immerse Arts Festival among others. Morganna is the Major Discipline Co-ordinator for Photo Media, Swinburne University of Technology.
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