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WINNERS 2016

Announcing the winners of the IAFOR Documentary Photography Award 2016

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GRAND PRIZE – ALEXEY FURMAN

Alexey Furman Project Title: Life After Injury Project Description “Do you hear the birds outside, singing? It is beautiful,” I hear him saying. His name is Evhenii, and he looks at me from the hospital bed he is lying on....

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SECOND PLACE – ISADORA KOSOFSKY

Isadora Kosofsky Project Title: Vinny and David Project Description Vinny and David begins with Vinny, then 13, when he was incarcerated for stabbing his mother’s assailant, and shadows him and his older brother, David; the long-term photo essay focuses on...

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THIRD PLACE – SOUVID DATTA

Souvid Datta Project Title: The Vanishing Girls of West Bengal Project Description In 2015, the UNODC stated that over 12,000 minors were reported missing or kidnapped in India’s state of West Bengal. The majority were young girls, 80% of whom...

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COMMENDED ENTRY – HASHEM SHAKERI

Hashem Shakeri Project Title: Iran, Multi Piece Identity Project Description “He who knows one, knows none,” says Goethe. We can generalise this saying and say “he who knows only one thing, does not actually know that thing” or “he who...

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COMMENDED ENTRY – YUYANG LIU

Yuyang Liu Project Title: 5986 Kilometers Project Description As a result of violent events led by Uyghur’s separatist forces that have been frequently taking place in China since 2009, the Chinese central government is providing the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region...

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