Daria Tuminas, Ivan and the Moon, (Documentary category) and Luis Lazo, All that you leave, (Conceptual category) have won first place in the Viewbook Photostory 2010 competition, follow the links to see their respective photo stories online, while National Media Museum Bursary winner Moira Lovell’s, We Still Stand, has just opened in Birmingham and runs until 9 January.
VIEWBOOK PHOTOSTORY 2010 WINNERS
Viewbook PhotoStory 2010 has announced the winners in its second annual contest; Russian photographer Daria Tuminas and Luis Lazo from France.
Both artists win an exhibition in the Kahmann Gallery, Amsterdam opening on 9 -12 December, a lifelong subscription to a Viewbook Pro website account, publication in GUP magazine, and a custom-designed book published by Blurb. The jury selected works from 500 pre-selected photo stories.
The following artists have also been commended in the Viewbook PhotoStory 2010 contest:
Documentary: Exodus by Vincent Elkaim
Conceptual: A Portrait of America Left Behind by Brandon Schulman
Documentary: In Ramallah I can Breathe by Guy Martin
Conceptual: Fatalistic Tendency by Tushikur Rahman
Public voting prizes
Documentary: The Flight by Imran Ahmed
Conceptual: Wu Xing by Laura Petreike
Documentary: Let the world know that we still do it with our hands by Thanasis Lomef Zacharopoulos
Conceptual: Drowning Bride by Dwi Anoraganingrm
Documentary: The Empty House by Gianluca Cecere
Conceptual: Reset by Julia Katharina Ziegler
MOIRA LOVELL, WE STILL STAND
Moira Lovell’s project, We Still Stand, runs from now until 9 Jan at mac arts in Birmingham where Lovell will also be giving an artist talk on Sat 27 November at 2pm, including a screening of Jeremy Deller’s Battle of Orgreave (2001).
The project consists of three discrete photographic series, each made during the 25th anniversary of the 1984/5 miners strike. Together South Yorkshire coal miners, former and current, are pictured within the landscape, drawing attention to their complex and reciprocal relationship whilst offering an opportunity for Lovell to explore how context and setting can change perception and meaning within photographic portraiture.
Revisiting locations where major political events took place, Lovell’s images remind us of life’s losses: the loss of an industry, the passing of an era and the departure of communities built on coal.
We Still Stand is supported by a National Media Museum Photography Bursary 2008 .