Scott Typaldos was born in Lausanne, Switzerland in 1977. He is a member of the Prospekt photo agency. Since 2010, he has been extensively photographing and researching the topic of mental illness through his long term project called “Butterflies”.
He has won the Proof award grant in 2012, won the 3rd place of the PGB Photo awards 2012, and the 4th place of the Photocrati fund 2013. In 2013 and 2014, his work was at the “Head on” Sidney and at the New Delhi photo festival. In 2015 he has won a Sony World Photography Award – 1st Place Contemporary Issues.
“Butterflies Chapter 2” will be in Su-ture published by Gomma books. Scott’s work was shown in numerous magazines (Fstop, Archivo, Doc Photo magazine, L’oeil de la photographie, Burn, smbh mag).
This year he won the Swiss photo award and was projected at the Encontros da Imagem and Coil in Athens.