About Melody:  Press

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Melody Melamed received her BFA from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2008, with a concentration in Design|Media Arts, followed by her MFA in Photography/Video and Related Studies in 2013, at the School of Visual Arts, New York City.

As a photographer, Melamed has dedicated her time exploring the perception of gender roles; specifically, the female form and what the body cannot tell about the expression of gender and gender identity.