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Jury 2021

Alberto Prina

Alberto Prina

He founded the photoassociation Gruppo Fotografico Progetto Immagine (1989), has co-ordinated its annual Festival of Ethical Photography. He collaborates with festivals, galleries and schools, organizes courses and workshops, he’s the artistic director of an exhibit space close to Milan. He currently works as a reportage photographer and photojournalist, developing projects in the field of photographic communication, multimedia and collaborative photography.

 

Ruth Eichhorn

 

 

Ruth Eichhorn   

Freelance Photo Editor and Curator, former Director of Photography for German GEO magazine for many years. She also has curated and organized numerous exhibitions and edited a range of photo books. She has served on many international photo juries around the world and recently curated an exhibition on ‘Conceptual Photography in Europe’ that opened in Beijing and is still touring China.

 

 

Yury Kozyrev

 

Yury Kozyrev   

Russian photojournalist. Worked in all major armed conflicts in the post-Soviet area for the last 25 years, including the two Chechnya wars, and also in Iran, Afghanistan, Libya and Yemen. Many times winner and jury member of World Press Photo.

 

 

 

Valery Melnikov

Valery Melnikov

Rossiya Segodnya special correspondent; winner of many national and international photo contests, particularly World Report Award, Days Japan International Photo Journalism Award 2015, CHIPP 2015, Visual Storytelling Awards 2015, Professional Photographer of the Year 2014, and China International Press Photo Contest, 2013 and 2014, Sony WAP 2015, KOLGA TBILISI PHOTO 2015, Silver Camera 2013 and other contests.

 

 

 

Andreas Tramp

 

Andreas Trampe

Director of photography Stern magazine. From 1991 to 1996 was head of the picture desk of Germany's biggest Sunday Newspaper Bild am Sonntag. In 1996 started working at STERN Magazine. He was first assigned deputy of the picture desk and in 2000 became Director of Photography. Trampe is member of several International photo juries and has been working with young photo talents for many years.

 

 

 

Ian Landsberg

 

Ian Landsberg

Independent Media's Photo Editor of two of South Africa's oldest newspapers, Cape Argus and Cape Times, since 2007. Managing and mentoring a team of 20 award-winning photographers. A veteran of news and sports photography. He frequently gives lectures about photojournalism and adjudicates photography competitions.