NEWS
ABC  WCVB 5 Matilde Simas is on a Global Mission​​​​​​​
Publications
Matilde Simas is Called to Listen to Survivors | Amanda Arnold, PPA Magazine June 2020
A look through the lens of a humanitarian photographer | Jessica Barrett, World Footprints July 2020
How to tell Ethical and Empowering Stories | Darshel Diaz, PWB Magazine July 2020
Hidden: Retratos de Escravatura dos tempos Modernos | Ana Marques Maia, P3 July 2020
MATILDE SIMAS 'CAPTURES HUMANITY' THROUGH HER IMAGES | Darshel Diaz | PWB January 2020
The Story of Women Refugees in Uganda | Livanya Gramoney, Reclamation Magazine | May 2020
Bringing Mobility to the Philippines | Jessica Barret, World Footprints Oct. 2019
Saving a Species: Palm Oil, Orangutans | Jessica Barrett, World Footprints July 2019
Bringing Atrocities out of the Shadows | Terry Date, The Eagle Tribune Jan. 3, 2019
Bringing Atrocities out of the Shadows | Terry Date, The ANDOVERS Magazine, Winter 2019
Roads to Recovery | Elena Stanciu, PETRIe Manifesto 2019
Shedding Light on Human Trafficking | Jeannie Pearson, PWB Magazine | Jan. 2019
Human Trafficking in Kenya: A nonprofit Takes Aim | Jessica Barrett, World Footprints October 17, 2018
SELECTED Photography HONORS + DISTINCTIONS
State of the World Prize | LE PRIX DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE DE PARIS | Philippines: Children Living in Perpetual Invisibility, 2020
Bronze| PX3 PRIX de La Photographie Paris | The Truth about Albinism in Annual Report, 2020
Honorable Mention | PX3 PRIX de La Photographie Paris | Philippines: Children Living in Perpetual Invisibility in Press/FeaturePress/Feature Story, 2020
Honorable Mention | PX3 PRIX de La Photographie Paris | South Sudan’s Child Soldier in Portraiture/Other, 2020
Gold | Nature / Trees | Moscow International Foto Award | Dead Vlei Trees, 2020
Children's Portrait Winner l Black & White Magazine l Student in Medan, Indonesia: 2020
Silver Editorial Personality | TIFA| Human Trafficking in the Philippines 2019
UNICEF Photo of the Year HM | Human Trafficking in the Philippines 2019
2nd place, Social Cause | Lucie Foundation IPA| Living with Albinism in Tanzania, 2019
State of the World Prize | LE PRIX DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE DE PARIS | FGM, 2019
2nd Place, Annual Reports | PRIX de La Photographie Paris | Maasai Custom: FGM, 2019
INTERNATIONAL COLOR AWARDS | Wildlife, Male orangutan, 2018
INTERNATIONAL COLOR AWARDS| People, Maasai Custom: FGM, 2018
1st place, Social Cause | Lucie Foundation IPA| Maasai Custom: FGM, 2018
Honorable Mention, Culture + Traditions | Lucie Foundation IPA| Maasai Custom, 2018
Bronze, Book | Tokyo International Foto Awards | Faces Behind Atrocity, 2018
Bronze, People | Tokyo International Foto Awards| Maasai Custom: FGM, 2018
2nd place, Social Cause | Lucie Foundation IPA| Faces Behind Atrocity, 2017
Honorable Mention | PX3 PRIX de La Photographie Paris| Faces Behind Atrocity, 2017
Portfolio Award | Black and White Magazine, 2017
Portfolio Award | Black and White Magazine, 2015

COLLECTIONS 
African Union | Collection | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Boston Children’s Hospital | International Gallery | Collection | Boston, USA

EXHIBITS
TIFA Winners Exhibition | Group Exhibition | Owada Gallery | Tokyo, Japan 2020
ForeMost l State if the World PX3 l Group Exhibition | Hotel Collective Naha l Okinawa, Japan, 2020
New Bedford Art Museum | Solo Exhibition | New Bedford, MA 2020
Portland International Jetport | Solo Exhibition | Portland Maine, 2019-2020
Atlas of Humanity | Group Exhibition | Galerie Joseph Le Marais Paris, 2019  
State of the World PX3 | Group Exhibition | Paris, 2019 
Engine Gallery | Solo Exhibition | Biddeford, ME, 2019 
SDN Bronx Documentary Center | Group Exhibition | NYC, 2018
MIT | Solo Exhibition | Cambridge, MA, 2018 
University of New Hampshire | Solo Exhibition | Durham, NH, 2018
Re:Artiste | Group exhibition | New York City, 2018 
ICA Gallery at TIFA | Group exhibition | Tokyo, Japan, 2018
Kenya National Archives at UNODC | Solo exhibition | Nairobi, Kenya, 2017
Kenya National Archives at IOM | Solo exhibition | Nairobi, Kenya, 2017 
Art to End Slavery at KOBO Trust | Group exhibition | Nairobi, Kenya, 2017

FILM AWARDS 
Best Documentary Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards, 2018

Best Short Documentary Docs Without Borders Film Festival, 2018

Outstanding Excellence in Social Issues Docs Without Borders Film Festival, 2018

Official Selection, DC Web Festival, 2018 

Judge's Choice Award, Human Trafficking Film Festival, 2018

People's Choice Award, Human Trafficking Film Festival, 2018

TALKS | Panel Discussions
Guest for Good | Harvard University
Social Documentary Network | Boston
Photography Matters | Northampton Center for the Arts 
Human Trafficking in Kenya | Boston University 
Photography for Social Change | Dean College
"Taste of Freedom" a tool for social change | Mentari | NYC
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