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Jury 2015

 

Andrei Polikanov

Andrei Polikanov   

Visual Director at Takie Dela/So It Goes online media, Nuzhna Pomosch (Help Needed) Charity Foundation; photo service director of the Russky Reporter magazine (until May 2015). In the early 1990s, reported from armed conflict zones in the post-Soviet area for the world’s leading media outlets. Jury member of many national and international photo competitions. His seminars and workshops on photo journalism are popular in Russia and abroad.

 

Grigory Dukor

Grigory Dukor

Director, Reuters photo department in Russia and the CIS. Excels in sports photography. As Dukor sees it, photojournalism changes with the world but is anxious to preserve its identity. Photo reporting should be its dominant form while the photographer should remain impartial.

 

Natalia Udartseva

Natalia Udartseva   

Russian journalist, photo editor and member of the Russian Union of Photo Artists. She is the curator of national and international photo exhibitions and art projects in Russia and abroad. Udartseva teaches photography and has written articles on the history of photography. She is the founder and director of the School of Visual Arts.

 

Vladimir Vyatkin

Vladimir Vyatkin   

Russian photographer, Full Member of the International Guild of Mass Media Photographers, six-time winner and three-time jury member of the World Press Photo contest. He was awarded the title of International Master of Photojournalism by the International Organization of Journalists (IOJ). Vyatkin teaches photojournalism at Moscow State University.

 

Attila Durak

Attila Durak

Turkish photographer. Co-founder and curator of the FotoIstanbul festival. Co-founder of the Moon and Stars Project (MASP), a New York-based Turkish cultural foundation. Founder and director of the Istanbul Photography Museum. Best known for his photo essays using the innovative and rare ebru technique.

 

Timothy Fadek

Timothy Fadek   

American photojournalist. Contributed as war correspondent to the world’s leading news agencies and media outlets. Photographed the 9/11 tragedy in 2001. Won many international photo contests. Professor at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

 

Jason Eskenazi

Jason Eskenazi   

American photographer. Excels in portraiture and black-and-white photography. The post-Soviet area and the former Eastern Bloc are his dominant themes. He says the fall of the Berlin Wall opened the world to him. Author and sponsor of transcultural show projects.