Thaddeus Pope

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Thaddeus Pope is the Director of Visual Communications for The International Academic Forum (IAFOR) and the Creative Director of the IAFOR Documentary Photography Award.

WINNERS 2019

Announcing the winners of this year's IAFOR Documentary Photography Award.

/ 15th December 2019

GRAND PRIZE – EMILIENNE MALFATTO

Emilienne Malfatto “Al-Banaat” Project Description “Al-Banaat” (“the girls” in Arabic) is an intimate journey through the world of two little sisters in Iraq. It is a long-term personal project I carried out, exploring the meaning of freedom and childhood from...

/ 15th December 2019

SECOND PLACE – MAXIMILIAN MANN

Maximilian Mann Fading Flamingos Project Description Largely unnoticed by the world public, a major environmental disaster is taking place in Lake Urmia in northwestern Iran. Where ten years ago the waves splashed against the walls of the villages, today you...

/ 15th December 2019

THIRD PLACE – RAFAEL HEYGSTER

Rafael Heygster “I died 22 times” Project Description My home country, Germany, has officially been at peace for more than 70 years. The photographic work “I died 22 times” shows and questions the way our culture deals with “warfare” outside...

/ 15th December 2019

HONOURABLE MENTION – ALBA DIAZ

Alba Diaz ‘1936 | 2020’ Project Description The project ‘1936 | 2020’ is the story of the forced disappearance and subsequent execution of my great-grandfather, Jose, at the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War. The way in which this second...

/ 15th December 2019

HONOURABLE MENTION – MOHAMMED ZAANOUN

Mohammed Zaanoun Project Description On the 30th of May 2018, Palestinian protesters started pouring into the buffer zone to claim their rights of return to their lands. So far, the protests have left 261 dead and more than 21,900 injured...

/ 15th December 2019