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FORMAT21 is delighted to announce the winners of this year’s Portfolio Review Awards. Our thanks go to all the reviewers and reviewees who participated in this truly global event. We are also extremely grateful to all our award givers who make the FORMAT Portfolio Reviews so special.
Over two days the photography community joined together to look at and talk about photography and share their stories and ideas. 72 reviewers conducted 768 reviews with150 artists from 35 countries including Thailand; India; Uganda; New Zealand; Zanzibar; China; South Korea; North and South America; Japan and all across Europe.
FORMAT Patron Award – Winner Ioanna Natsikou selected by Brian Griffin for her project Interlude in Blue
FORMAT Reviewers Choice Award – Winner Christian K. Lee selected by the FORMAT21 reviewers for his project Cancelled Prom
Shutter Hub Portfolio Prize – L-R, Winner Anna Sellen for her project Lie of the Land and Highly Commended went to Hilde Maassen
FORMAT Lishui Photography Festival Special Exhibition Award – Winner Marcel Rickli for his project Aeon
Spectrum Portfolio Award – Winner Anouchka Renaud-eck for her project Ardhanarishvara and Runner’s Up L-R Anand Chhabra and Caitriona Dunnett
John E Wright Award – Winner Sofia Rodrigues for her project Garden See
The Moth House Edgar Martins Mentor Award – Joint Winners, clockwise Helen McGhie, Maryam Wahid, Elena Helfrecht
Daylight FORMAT Multimedia Feature – Winner Arun Misra was selected by Daylight Books Cofounder, Michael Itkoff
With texts by festival director Louise Fedotov-Clements, guest curators Marina Paulenka, W.M. Hunt, Paul Lowe and Jennifer Good, plus extracts from Brian Griffin’s book this year’s festival catalogue is packed with great images and articles accompanying each of the exhibitions in FORMAT21: Control.
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