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The Alfred Fried Photography Prize 2017


Einsendeschluss: 04.06.2017


We are pleased to announce the Alfred Fried Photography Award 2017!
Send us your entry before 4 June 2017 and show us: What does peace look like?

For the first time we also call for entries to the Children Peace Image of the Year.
Take part if you are 14 years or younger!
The honorary chair for the Children Peace Image of the Year is Waris Dirie, a committed human rights activist. The Award is supported by the German Youth Photography Award.

Prizes:
The five best works of the Alfred Fried Photography Award and the winner of the Children Peace Image of the Year will be honoured with the Alfred Fried Photography Award Medal, the photographers will be invited to attend the award ceremony in Vienna on 14 September 2017, with travel expenses and accommodation paid.

The overall winner Peace Image of the Year will receive a cash price of € 10,000.
The Peace Image of the Year will be shown for one year in the Austrian Parliament and will be included in the permanent art collection of the Austrian Parliament.

The Children Peace Image of the Year will receive a cash price of € 1,000. The winner and his or her parents are invited to the award ceremony in Vienna. If a photo group wins, one member of the group and his or her parents are invited to the ceremony with travel expenses and accommodation paid.


The past year , the Photographic Society, Edition Lammerhuber, UNESCO, the Austrian Parliament, the Association of Parliament Journalists, and the International Press Institute (IPI), which jointly offered the prize 2016, honoured five works with the Alfred Fried Photography Award Medal:
Dutch photographer Chris de Bode, for I Have a Dream, a series on dreams of the future by children in countries like Haiti, Liberia, Uganda, Mexico and India.

Kashmir-born photographer Altaf Qadri for School For The Less Fortunate, a black-and-white report about an improvised school for the children of the poor under a bridge in New Delhi.

Uzbek photographer Boris Register for Eclipse Time, a report on everyday life in the Russian provinces.

And to Turkish photographer Leyla Emektar for Peace And Tranquillity, the painted and photographed image of the dream of a carefree childhood.

German photographer Helena Schätzle received the main prize for a picture in her series "Devoted to Life" from Doris Bures, President of the National Council, Silvia Lammerhuber, Managing Director of Edition Lammerhuber, and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Abdessattar Ben Moussa.

For more information:
www.friedaward.com