Month: July 2015

WINNERS 2015

We are delighted to announce that Hosam Katan from Syria has been selected as the Grand Prize Winner of the IAFOR Documentary Photography Award 2015 for his brave and important work from his hometown of Aleppo, Syria. Congratulations, Hosam, on...

/ 16th July 2015

GRAND PRIZE – HOSAM KATAN

Hosam Katan Project Title: “Syria” Project Description My name is Hosam Katan and I am a 21 year old photographer from Syria. I was a student before the civil war in Syria. When the war began in my area I...

/ 16th July 2015

SECOND PLACE – YASMIN BALAI

Yasmin Balai Project Title: “Silver Linings” Project Description With the fall of Ceausescu in 1989, so fell a part of society. Under the pressure of the dictator’s abortion policies in order to increase the country’s population to strengthen the economy,...

/ 16th July 2015

THIRD PLACE – ROMAIN CHAMPALAUNE

Romain Champalaune Project Title: “Samsung Galaxy” Project Description After the Korean war (1950-53), South Korea was one of the poorest countries in the world. Yet, less than thirty years later, it became the world’s 15th largest economy. This success can...

/ 16th July 2015

COMMENDED ENTRY – OLGA INGURAZOVA

Olga Ingurazova Project Title: “Scars of Independence” Project Description A disputed region on the east coast of the Black Sea, Abkhazia was once a prosperous subtropical resort. However following the disintegration of the Soviet Union and the civil war resulting...

/ 16th July 2015

COMMENDED ENTRY – LITON MASUD ALAM

Liton Masud Alam Project Title: “Requiem for Freedom” Project Description For a human being, freedom is always a relative term. We all have the freedom to think as we please, but can we always express what we think? We are...

/ 16th July 2015