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Matjaž Krivic (1972) is a documentary photographer who is capturing the stories of places in poverty, in actuality rich with tradition and religious heritage. He documents important social events all over the globe, mainly regarding topics of ecology, globalization and social inequality. He photographs in an intense, personal and aesthetically moving style that has won him several prestigious awards (LOBA - A 2020 Nominator for Leica Oscar Barnak Awards - 2020 Germany, MIPA: »Storytelling Category - 3rd place Winner« 2020 Malta , Direct Look – FotoDoc: »Documentary Category - 1st place Winner« 2019 Russia, MIFA: »Portfolio - 1st place Winner« 2018 Malta , ISTANBUL PHOTO AWARDS: »Environment series – 2nd place Winner« 2018 Turkey , PHILLIP JONES GRIFFITHS Awards: »Finalist« 2018 UK, SLOVENIA PRESS PHOTO: »Environment series - 1st place Winner« 2017 Slovenia , PALM SPRINGS PHOTO FESTIVAL: »Multimedia - 1st place Winner« 2016 USA , ELLIOT ERWITT PHOTO GRANT: »Finalist« 2016, USA, SLOVENIA PRESS PHOTO: »People series - 1st place Winner« 2014 Slovenia, TPOTY »Amazing Places - 1st place Winner« 2010 UK , GEOGRAPHICAL Photographer of the year »Landscape Winner« 2003 UK , TPOTY »Judges Favourite Award« 2003 UK , GEOGRAPHICAL Photographer of the year »1st place Winner« 2002 UK), including World Press Photo in 2016 and Lensculture award in 2019, as well as winning the title of Travel photographer of the year several years in a row. His documentary photographs were exhibited in Slovenia (Cankarjev dom, Galerija Fotografija, Kibla portal) as well as abroad (Paris, Sydney, Moscow, New York, Vienna, London, Rotherdam,  Amsterdam, Tbilisy, Dortmund, La Gassily, Athenes, Tunis, Le Mans...).

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