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  • 22.12.2019
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  • 29.02.2020
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  • 16.06.2020
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  • 01.07.2020
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  • September 2020
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  • September 2020
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Jury2020

Dimitri Beck

Dimitri Beck

Dimitri Beck is the director of photography of Polka (magazine+gallery+factory), in Paris. As part of the executive management since 2008, he has been contributing to the development of Polka. Prior to working at Polka, Dimitri was the Director of the Aina Photo Agency based in Kabul from 2004 to 2006. Dimitri also gives lectures on photojournalism at conferences and educational institutes and participates in international photo juries.

Davide Monteleone

Davide Monteleone

Davide Monteleone is an Italian photographer,researcher, and a National Geographic Fellow. He works on long term projects using photography, video and text, exploring the relation between structures of Power and individuals. Known for his specific interest in the post-soviet countries. His projects have brought him numerous awards, including several World Press Photo prizes. He regularly contributes for leading publications all over the world. He is engaged with educational activities.

   
Mutsuko Ota

Mutsuko Ota

Born in Tokyo, 1968, she started her career as an editor at Marie Claire and worked at several men’s magazines such as Esquire, GQ and others as a feature editor. She became the editorial director of IMA magazine in 2012 and also started website imaonline.jp. Two years later, she opened a physical space called IMA CONCEPT STORE / IMA gallery, bookstore and cafe in Tokyo and started publishing photo book as IMA Photobooks. She am the exhibition director of Asama International photo festival since 2018.

Harish Tyagi

Harish Tyagi   

Harish Tyagi is a Chief photographer (Indian sub-continent) for the European Press Photo Agency EPA. He has also worked with the India's leading newspapers The Indian Express and The Times of India. His work is published in most International leading publications. Harish is the winner and awardee of numerous of national and international competitions. He is also one of the juries in India Photography Awards.

Chloe Coleman

Chloe Coleman

Chloe Coleman is an award-winning photo editor at The Washington Post on the international news desk. She is a contributing writer and editor on the Washington Post’s In Sight photo blog. She attended the Columbus College of Art and Design and is a graduate of the photojournalism program at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Chloe has judged a variety of photography competitions including Magenta Flash Forward and Critical Mass.

 

Sergei Ilnitsky

 

Sergei Ilnitsky

Staff photographer for EPA in Moscow since 2003. Born in 1974 in Mariupol. Graduated from the Academy of Arts and Culture at the Department of Cinema and Photo Skills in Siberia. Worked for the Kuznetsky Krai newspaper and as a freelancer for various media outlets and advertising agencies. In 1995, he joined EPA as a freelancer, covering children's penal colonies in Siberia and the Chernobyl NPP. Covered NATO operations in Afghanistan in 2001.

 

Jerome Sessini

 

Jerome Sessini

Jerome Sessini is a member of Magnum Photos. Ever since he started photographing conflicts, his lens always seemed to spin toward people and their relationship with their environment. After fifteen years at the heart of current affairs he slowly took distance from the event to focus on its context and issues, heading towards long-term projects and introspective stories. His work has been widely acknowledged and published worldwide.