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« Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2017 » : announcing the twelve finalists.

For the second consecutive year, Paris Photo will welcome the Leica Oskar Barnack Awards 2017 laureates. This international award created in 1979 on the occasion of the Centenary of the birth of Oskar Barnack, pays homage to the eponymous inventor of the 24 x 36 Leica camera in 1914.

Some 2 700 photographes from 104 different countries have submitted to the award.

The 12 shortlisted are: Terje Abusdal, Norway : « Slash & Burn »

Clara Chichin, France : « Under the eyes that few minutes exhaust »

Yoann Cimier, Tunisia : « Nomad’s Land »

Aleksey Kondratyev, Kirghizistan : « Ice Fishers » 

Sergey Melnitchenko, Ukraine : « Behind the Scenes » 

Gideon Mendel, South Africa : « Drowning World »

Dominic Nahr, Switzerland : « Fallout » 

Ekaterina Sevrouk, Germany : « Fremd bin ich eingezogen » 

Viktoria Sorochinski, Ukraine : « Lands of No-Return »

 Vera Torok, Hungary : « Accidentally on Purpose » 

Emilien Urbano, France : « War of a Forgotten Nation » 

Patrick Willocq, France : « You cannot pick a stone with one finger »

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Image: © Gideon Mendel

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