Selene Magnolia is an Italian award-winning IFJ, NUJ freelance documentary photographer. With a background in grassroots activism, her work spans issues relating to social justice, anthropology, human rights, feminism, environment, and food production. Selene was raised in the Italian Dolomites and now lives between London, where she studied at the British Academy of Photography, and Berlin. She works on independent projects when not on assignment represented by several agencies. During the past years, she covered, among others, topics such as environmental crime, migration, and border brutality in Europe and the in the Central Mediterranean, and she has traveled over one and a half years to the biggest Gypsy ghetto in Europe.

Olympus Digital Camera
“You cannot take what you have not given, and you must give yourself. You cannot buy the Revolution. You cannot make the Revolution. You can only be the Revolution. It is in your spirit, or it is nowhere.” Ursula K. Le Guin, The Dispossessed.
Winners Badge


Apa 2020 Bronze (1)

Annual Photo Awards 2020 Bronze

Opencall 2020 Tpp45r Selene Magnolia

LUCIE Foundation – Candid Category Winner 2020

Create Hmention Seal

IPA Honorable Mention 2021

Mifa Seal Hm

Moscow International Photo Awards – Honorable Mention 2021