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Polarity wins 2016 Audience Award

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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Let’s Meet Up With… Akın Çeliktaş

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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Photo of banned Istanbul Pride march wins Pride Photo Award 2016

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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Record number of nationalities entering the 2016 contest

Record number of nationalities entering the 2016 contest

For this sixth edition of the contest we have received nearly 3.700 images from all over the world. Photographers of over 70 nationalities have sent in their best work, breaking last year’s record, and making the contest a truly international celebration of diversity, in style with the coming Europride, hosted in Amsterdam this year. The

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In memoriam Frank Wagner

In memoriam Frank Wagner

On Wednesday morning June 1st Frank Wagner, who chaired the first Pride Photo Award jury in 2011, passed away. We are very sorry to hear this sad news and wish his family and friends, and everyone who knew him, strength to bear this loss.     Frank was a very clever, witty man, who curated

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Let’s meet up with… Jean-François Bouchard

Let’s meet up with… Jean-François Bouchard

It’s hard to catch Jean- François Bouchard, the winner of the 2nd prize in Gender category for 2015, in just a few words. He is CEO & co-founder of Sid Lee, a global creative team of 600 with offices in Montreal, Amsterdam, Paris, Toronto, Los Angeles and New York. He is Vice President Creation and

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