Category: IAFOR Documentary Photography Award

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

WINNERS 2016

Announcing the winners of the IAFOR Documentary Photography Award 2016

/ 14th July 2016

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....

/ 14th July 2016

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...

/ 14th July 2016

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...

/ 14th July 2016

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...

/ 14th July 2016