Photographic Artist, Photo Assistant & Digital Retoucher.
B. 1996, London, UK
Concerned with materials, objects and space, Portet's practice often pairs photographic processes with a curiosity for the installation and physical potential of the medium, to explore subjects and their relationships with space and materials, in reality, and through their reproduction.
Since receiving her Foundation Diploma in Art & Design from the London College of Communications and First Class degree in Photography from Manchester School of Art, Mia has been awarded by the Castlefeild Gallery, Manchester as their honorary graduate, co-produced and exhibited her work as a part of Rencontres d'Arles photography festival in France and also exhibited in China as part of Pingyao International Photography Festival.
The past two years have seen Mia working in London as a Photo Assistant, Set Stylist and Digital Retoucher to a variety of commercial photographers, as well as working on her own commissions and personal projects. Aiming to continually widen her skillset, and use her artistic background and outlook to shape her own career in photography and the creative industries.
Portet's photographic style and eye translates well into her commercial work, having worked for a range of clientele including Folk Clothing, BEAST London and Mini Uk to date.
The Brooklyn Brothers, London
Folk Clothing, London
Awarded as the Castlefield Gallery Associates honorary BA Photography Graduate, 2018/19
Bachelor of Arts in Photography from Manchester School of Art, First Class, 2018
Foundation Diploma in Art and Design from London College of Communications, Merit, 2014
Dan državnosti; a day off work, The London Arts Board, London
Beyond the Camera, Pingyao International Photography Festival 2018, Shanxi Province, China
Route Exhibition, Festival Voies Off: Arles 2018, Quai De La Roquette & Au passage des Rêves, Arles
Manchester School of Art Degree Show, BA Photography, Holden Gallery, Manchester
Interim Exhibition, Benzie Vertical Gallery, Manchester School of Art, Manchester
Make-Shift, Plant Noma, Manchester
Looking at Nothing, Hope Studios, Manchester
Castlefield Gallery, 2018
Source Magazine, 2018
Neo Artists, 2018
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