Category: IAFOR Documentary Photography Award

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

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...

/ 14th July 2016

WINNERS 2015

Announcing the winners of the IAFOR Documentary Photography Award 2015

/ 16th July 2015

GRAND PRIZE – HOSAM KATAN

Hosam Katan Project Title: “Syria” Project Description My name is Hosam Katan and I am a 21 year old photographer from Syria. I was a student before the civil war in Syria. When the war began in my area I...

/ 16th July 2015

SECOND PLACE – YASMIN BALAI

Yasmin Balai Project Title: “Silver Linings” Project Description With the fall of Ceausescu in 1989, so fell a part of society. Under the pressure of the dictator’s abortion policies in order to increase the country’s population to strengthen the economy,...

/ 16th July 2015

THIRD PLACE – ROMAIN CHAMPALAUNE

Romain Champalaune Project Title: “Samsung Galaxy” Project Description After the Korean war (1950-53), South Korea was one of the poorest countries in the world. Yet, less than thirty years later, it became the world’s 15th largest economy. This success can...

/ 16th July 2015