Cedric Blanchon | 2020 Winner


The MIRA Mobile Prize is awarded by a jury made up of four personalities from various
nationalities and of recognized merit in photography in general and mobile photography in particular.


Gina Costa is a photographic artist, art historian, museum professional, and independent curator. She earned her graduate degrees in art history from the University of Chicago, and has worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NewYork City, The Art Institute of Chicago, and has taught at several universities and colleges.

Winner of the 2018 and 2019 Julia Margaret Cameron Photography award, and the 2016 Latin American Photography awards, her work has also been featured in Lensculture, F-Stop Magazine, and Lenscratch. Gina explores multiple formats including, film, digital, polaroid, and mobile. She has taught workshops about mobile photography in the United States and Europe, and is an internationally-know, published, award-winning photographer.

She has shown at the International Center for Photography, New York City; The MIRA FORUM, Porto Portugal; Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester MA; The Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture, South Bend, IN; Filter Space, Chicago; Perspective Gallery, Evanston, Il; The Rebekka Jacob Gallery, Charleston, South Carolina; the Minneapolis Photography Center, Minneapolis, MN; The Vermont Center for Photography, Battleboro, VT; The LightBox Gallery, Eugene Oregon; Tethys Gallery, Firenze, Italy: and MART, Rovereto, Italy. Her works are in public and private collections in the United States and Europe including The Fratelli Aliniari Archive, Florence Italy. She received many awards and participated in many collective and individual exhibitions.