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.

GRAND PRIZE – EZRA ACAYAN

Ezra Acayan Duterte’s War On Drugs Is Not Over Project Description More than 27,000 dead: This is the result of a two-year war on drugs in the Philippines. In 2016, Rodrigo Duterte became the President of the Southeast Asian republic....

/ 9th October 2018

SECOND PLACE – SUBHRAJIT SEN

Subhrajit Sen Death Valley Project Description Sanjay Gope has never missed a step, this is because he has never taken one. The 18-year-old has been in a wheelchair all his life. Sanjay Gope comes from Bango, a village six kilometres...

/ 9th October 2018

THIRD PLACE – ELLIOTT VERDIER

Elliott Verdier A Shaded Path Project Description This is the story of a former Soviet republic landlocked in central Asia, Kyrgyzstan, home to six million people, esteemed for its nomadic traditions, its yurts, horses, breathtaking mountainous landscapes and steppe …...

/ 9th October 2018

HONOURABLE MENTION – CAMILLO PASQUARELLI

Camillo Pasquarelli The Valley of Shadows Project Description The valley of Kashmir, a territory disputed by India and Pakistan since 1947, is one of the most militarized zones in the world. In 2010, the Indian government provided the security forces...

/ 9th October 2018

HONOURABLE MENTION – FARSHID TIGHEHSAZ

Farshid Tighehsaz From Labyrinth Project Description In 2013, upon developing a skill in social documentary photography, Farshid decided to begin a long-term independent related series which hopes to offer a clearer image of his society (Iran) and is still in...

/ 9th October 2018

METRO IMAGING MENTORSHIP AND STORE CREDIT ADDED TO GRAND PRIZE PACKAGE

Thanks to the generous support of Metro Imaging, the Grand Prize Winner of this year’s IAFOR Documentary Photography Award will receive acceptance into the Metro Imaging Mentorship Programme together with £1,000 GBP credit to spend on Metro Imaging services. Located...

/ 13th September 2018