Felix Schoeller Photo Award

Der Deutsche Friedenspreis der Fotografie

The winner of the “German Peace Award for Photography” 2021 is the Nigerian photographer Emeke Obanor with his get the job done “Heroes”. The artwork and documentary photographer photographed ladies kidnapped by the terrorist group Boko Haram who managed to return to liberty.

Emeke Obanor: Nigeria Heroes, Felix Schoeller Photo Award 2021

Despite the fact that the girls ended up radicalized in the course of their captivity, they did not get rid of religion and courage to combat for their education and consequently a superior future.

Tehran-born Shirin Abedi’s perform “May I Have This Dance?” was awarded the title “Best Younger Artist Get the job done.” Her poetic collection of pictures depicts the Iranian ballet scene advocating self-perseverance, liberty and equality. In a country where, according to the law, immorality and fornication are the consequence of sensual dance.

These and lots of other functions by photographers from different countries can be witnessed in the exhibition at the Willy Brandt Residence. The shots proven deliver insights and snapshots from all above the world to Berlin.

The “Felix Schoeller Image Award” is aimed at experienced photographers and younger photographers. Each individual two decades because 2013, it has awarded prizes for do the job that demonstrates a like of photography and the optimum criteria of excellent. Considering the fact that 2019, the “German Peace Prize for Photography” has been awarded as element of the “Felix Schoeller Photo Award” in cooperation with the Peace City Osnabrück.

In 2021, the jury of authorities picked the winners of the latest Felix Schoeller Photo Award in the types “German Peace Award for Pictures” and “Best Newcomer” from over 600 is effective submitted from a full of 95 nations around the world.

The pics will be on screen at the Willy Brandt House from March 31 – June 12, 2022.

Further information and facts

Totally free admission!

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