INFO

Independent Photographer based in Milan, Italy.
Contributor to IL Magazine – Idee e Lifestyle del Sole 24 ORE.

EDUCATION
Master of Art in Photography and Visual Design (NABA, Milan)
Degree in Tourism: Culture and Territorial Development (IULM, Milan)

PARTITA IVA (Italian VAT number)
MAYON Photography di Maggioni Diego – n. 08831610962

CONTACT
Phone: +39 3356830115 (IT) / +44 7511361116 (UK)
Mail: diegomayon@me.com
Skype: diegomayonskype

CURRENT LOCATION

COMMERCIAL

© Marta Signori

2017
Athestudio – Nominee at Photography Grant 2017 (Architecture category) – October 2017
The Betrayed Land – Selected from the Award “Gli impatti dei cambiamenti climatici in Italia” (The impact of climate change in Italy) organised by ICCG (Initiative on Climate Change policy and Governance) to be part of the related book published by Edizioni Ca’ Foscari – October 2017
Athenstudio – Finalist (3rd prize) of 2017 Sony World Photography Awards (Architecture category) – April 2017

2016
Grey Grass – Winner of CDPZine Castelnuovo Fotografia – Best Photography Zine 2016
Grey Grass Newspaper – Selected for Scan PhotoBooks, Festival Internacional de Fotografia, Tarragona – October 2016 / January 2017
Grey Grass Newspaper – Selected among the 10 Special Mentions of the Maribor Photobook Award, September / October 2016
Gray Grass – Special Mention at Portfolio Italia 2016 Gran Premio Hasselblad – 7th stage, TriestePhotoFestival – Trieste, August 2016
Gray Grass – Special Mention at Portfolio Italia 2016 Gran Premio Hasselblad – 4th stage, Una Penisola di Luce Festival- Sestri Levante (Genova), July 2016
Grey Grass Multimedia – Selected for the third BELGESEL FOTOĞRAF GÜNLERİ (“The Documentary Photography Days” of Turkey, Istanbul), May 2016
Grey Grass Newspaper – Selected among “The best photography books of the year” – PHotoEspaña16, May-September 2016
Grey Grass Newspaper – Selected for the Athens Photo Festival 2016 (Book Exhibition), June-July 2016
Grey Grass Newspaper – Shortlisted at Dummy Contest – Self Publish Riga 2016, May-July 2016

2015
Grey Grass – Winner of the International Award EXPO CAMPAIGN (Food and Equity category) – October 2015.
Grey Grass – Selected by Steve Macleod from Metro Imaging (London, UK) among Winners of Lifeframer Open Call – December 2015.
Grey Grass – Finalist (3rd place) of Lifeability Immagine Awards. Milan – June 2015.
Indonesian Rice Workers – Finalist (3rd place) at Rovinj Photodays 2015 (Portrait category). Rovinj (CROATIA) – May 2015.

• Nuovo Mondo (with Visual Designer Anna Ferro) – Take Hawaii, Impact Hub (Trento) – December 2017
• Nuovo Mondo (with Visual Designer Anna Ferro) – SharingArt Sharitaly, Base (Milano) – December 2017
• Athenstudio – 2017 Sony World Photography Awards – Salon de la Photo, Paris (France)  – November 2017
• Athenstudio – 2017 Sony World Photography Awards – Berlin (Germany) – November 2017 / January 2018
• Grey Grass Newspaper – Zines Of The World 2017 – PHOTOBLOCK Old Truman Brewery, London (UK) – October 2017
• Grey Grass – Castelnuovo fotografia Festival 2017 – Castelnuovo di Porto, Roma – September / October 2017
• Athenstudio – 2017 Sony World Photography Awards – Sony Imaging Gallery, Ginza (Tokyo, Japan) – September / October 2017
• Athenstudio – 2017 Sony World Photography Awards – Bucharest Photo Fest, Romania – September / October 2017
• Athenstudio – 2017 Sony World Photography Awards – Villa Reale Monza, Italy – September / October 2017
• Identity – Galleria Browning Urbanautica, Asolo (TREVISO, Italy) – July 2017
• Athenstudio – Type club, Milan – May 2017
• Athenstudio – 2017 Sony World Photography Awards – Somerset House, London – April / May 2017
• Ripiglino (with Visual Designer Anna Ferro) – SharingArt Sharitaly, Base (Milano) – November 2016
• Grey Grass Newspaper – Scan PhotoBooks, Festival Internacional de Fotografia, Tarragona – October 2016 / January 2017
• Grey Grass Newspaper – The Angry Bat Photobook Show, Festival of Photography Maribor – September / October 2016
• Grey Grass Multimedia – selected fot the third BELGESEL FOTOĞRAF GÜNLERİ (“The Documentary Photography Days” of Turkey, Istanbul)
• Gray Grass Newspaper – Photobook Exhibition Athens Photo Festival 2016, Benaki Museum Pireos Annexe – June / July 2016
• Grey Grass Newspaper – PHotoEspaña16, Biblioteca Nacional de España – Madrid 31 May – September 2016
• Grey Grass Newspaper – Self Publish Dummy Riga – Riga Photo Month 2016, Latvian Railway Yistory Museum – May / 16 June 2016
• Grey Grass – Photo Forum Frame 2015. Slideshow curated by Photo Forum UK. London – December 2015
• Grey Grass – Sprint (Independent Publishers and Artists’ Book Salon), Milan – November 2015.
• Grey Grass – Zone di Transizione. Gorgonzola (MILAN) – September 2015.
• Indonesian Rice Workers – Rovinj Photodays 2015. Zagreb (CROATIA) – October 2015.
• Indonesian Rice Workers – Rovinj Photodays 2015. Rovinj (CROATIA) – May 2015.
• Grey Grass – Prima Visione 2014 I fotografi e Milano, Galleria Bel Vedere. Milano, January – March 2015.
• Untitled – Festival di Fotografia Europea di Reggio Emilia 2013, VII Host. Slideshow curated by ABcM Progetti, Reggio Emilia – 2013
• First Love – Amore by 55dsl 2009, 55dsl store temporary art. Curated by W. Guadagnini, F. Zanot and L. Andreoni, Milan – 2009.
• Autoritratto – “mostraMI” Photofestival 2009, Spazio Eventi. Curated by G. Pelloso, R. Mutti and R. Costantini, Milan – 2009.

ARTIST TALKS
• Asolo (Italy), 2017 – Identity – Invited to present the work made during the artist residence “Save Asolo” organized by Urbanautica (director and curator: Steve Bisson).
• Thiene (Italy), 2015 – Grey Grass – Invited as the only italian winner of the international contest EXPO CAMPAIGN, during the presentation of the book “Feed a Different Immagination”.

ARTIST RESIDENCES
“Save Asolo” with Urbanautica Institute, under the curatorial direction of Steve Bisson (July 2017).

ARCHIVE
Grey Grass is part of the Archive of Fondo Malerba per la Fotografia, a foundation dedicated to the promotion of art photography in Italy and abroad. Initially created for the management of Malerba Collection, now its activity includes training, seminars, exhibitions and publication of books.

BOOKS, CATALOGUES AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS
• Book “Gli impatti dei cambiamenti climatici in Italia – Fotografie del presente per capire il futuro”, Edizioni Ca’ Foscari, October 2017.
• 2017 Castelnuovo Fotografia Festival – Catalogue of exhibitors, September 2017.
• 17 Sony World Photography Awards – Book catalogue, April 2017.
• Fondo Malerba per la Fotografia – 2016 Catalogue of new members selected with a call to become part of the foundation, December 2016.
• Feed your Immagination – Various Artists’ Book curated by Steve Bisson (Urbanautica). Published by L’Artiere, December 2015.
• Grey Grass – Self Published Tabloid Free Press Newspaper (Editing by Raffaele Vertaldi, Text by Luca Martinelli, Graphic Desgin by TOMO TOMO). Printed in UK, May 2015.
• “Prima Visione 2014 – I fotografi e Milano”, Catalogue of the exhibitors, Galleria Belvedere. Milan, January – March 2015.
• Magazines’ publications includes IL Magazine – Idee e Lifestyle del Sole 24 ORE, Internazionale, Urban, Il Fotografo, Undici, “E” di Emergency, Altreconomia and others.