Month: July 2017

WINNERS 2017

This year’s IAFOR Documentary Photography Award received over 150 submissions from more than 30 countries – a diverse crop of entries featuring creative interpretations from a variety of international perspectives on the theme of “History, Story, Narrative”. The high standards...

/ 12th July 2017

GRAND PRIZE – KIANA HAYERI

Kiana Hayeri Single Mothers of Afghanistan Project Description There is no word for “single mother” in Pashto or Dari, the two major languages spoken throughout Afghanistan, yet after four decades of conflict – from the Soviet invasion to the war...

/ 12th July 2017

SECOND PLACE – CHRISTIAN WERNER

Christian Werner Rubble and Delusion: A Journey Through Assad’s Syria Project Description With the fall of Aleppo, the regime of Bashar Assad once again controls Syria’s second largest city. But is reconciliation possible in the country? A journey through the...

/ 12th July 2017

THIRD PLACE – GIYA MAKONDO-WILLS

Giya Makondo-Wills They Came from the Water While the World Watched Project Description This work depicts indigenous South African Ancestral belief and Christianity, in relation to the colonisation of the country. The complex interplay between Christianity and Ancestral religion manifests...

/ 12th July 2017

HONOURABLE MENTION – DANTE DENNIS V. DIOSINA JR

Dante Dennis V. Diosina Jr The War on Drugs Project Description The war on drugs issue in the Philippines is so different. It is a strong campaign that has been underway since the newly elected President Rodrigo Duterte won the...

/ 8th July 2017

HONOURABLE MENTION – KEVIN FAINGNAERT

Kevin Faingnaert Føroyar Project Description Føroyar is a series about life in remote and sparsely populated villages on the Faroe Islands, a cluster of 18 islands in the middle of the North Atlantic, halfway between Scotland and Iceland. The roughly...

/ 12th July 2017