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dephoted is the photographic project of Dea Makashi (b. 1991).

Dea was born in Kuçovë, Albania, and migrated with her family to Athens, Greece, a couple of years after the fall of the communist regime in 1991. 

She is currently based in Metz, France, after having lived in Paris , Sweden and India.

Dea is member of Photo-Forum Association in Metz.



2022 | Masterclass on Documentary Photography with Anne Paq, Centre Le Lierre, Thionville, France.

2021-2022 | “Regarde-la, ma ville“, Street Photography with Francis Kochert, Association Photo-Forum, Metz, France.


Exhibitions & Collective Projects

– Personal exhibition within Metz Photo |

Regards Croisés, supported by the city of Metz and Photo-Forum Association, Metz (France), November 2022 to January 2023.

– Collective exhibition on documentary photography at the social center Le Lierre within the Le Réel en vue festival |

Consumerism and the fear of emptiness, works curated by Anne Paq, Thionville (France), November 2022.

– Personal exhibition within Passages Transfestival |

Revoir Tirana: Souvenirs d’hier dans l’Albanie d’aujourd’hui, supported by Eurometropole de Metz, Metz (France), May 2022.