No Contest in 2017

Due to drastic organizational changes and financial challenges we have been forced to skip the 2017 contest unfortunately. As a  result there won’t be a new exhibition opening in Amsterdam this year either.    We realize this is disppointing for many of you. We feel the same. But transitioning usually takes up more time than

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Let’s Meet Up With… Elena Anosova

Elena Anosova, a Russian photographer from the Baikal region who is currently based in Moscow, won the third prize in the Stories Category of the 2016 Pride Photo Award. Prompted by her own childhood experiences Elena explores in her series Section themes of identity, isolation and boundaries. Ivana Babic talked to her about these themes,

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Let’s Meet Up With… Elena Anosova

Let’s meet up with… Gian Cruz

How much of ‘you’ is there in ‘me’? The series ‘You As Me’ by Gian Cruz plays with the notion of how our self-image is created through interaction with others. What happens if you ask other people to embody you? At the Award Ceremony in September, we interviewed Gian about his clever series of stand-in

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Let’s meet up with… Gian Cruz

Polarity wins 2016 Audience Award

‘Polarity’ by Ukrainian photographer Lana Yanovska, a work about androgyny and gender opposites, has won the Audience Award for the 2016 edition of Pride Photo Award.   Of the 13.156 people who visited the Old Church, where the 2016 exhibition of the winning images of Pride Photo Award was on display, almost one in six

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Polarity wins 2016 Audience Award

Let’s Meet Up With… Akın Çeliktaş

Turkish photojournalist Akın Çeliktaş is the name behind the winning photo of the sixth edition of Pride Photo Award. His image, taken during this year’s banned Istanbul Gay Pride march, speaks of the right to individual freedom as well as freedom of press. Ivana Babic talked to Çeliktaş about his winning photo and his work

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Let’s Meet Up With…  Akın Çeliktaş

Photo of banned Istanbul Pride march wins Pride Photo Award 2016

A photo of riot police preventing the Istanbul Pride march in June 2016, wins the sixth edition of the international Pride Photo Award. The photo was made by Turkish photo journalist Akin Celiktas. The award ceremony and the official opening of the exhibition take place on Friday 16 September in the historic Old Church in

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Photo of banned Istanbul Pride march wins Pride Photo Award 2016
Pride Photo Award is an annual international contest for photos about sexual and gender diversity.

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