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16th Lucie Awards


New York hosted the 16th Annual Lucie Awards in a gala black-tie ceremony and awards program, at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall. The Lucie, honoring the greatest achievements in the field , presented awards ranging from Achievement in Fine Art and Documentary, to Achievements in industry support categories, including Photojournalism and Advertising.“I am so proud to be celebrating the 16th year of The Lucie Awards. Tonight we pay tribute to the achievements of the winners and honorees that bring so much joy and meaning to our community. We are pleased to be at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York once again for this occasion, and to see our friends and colleagues while we shine a spotlight on these achievements,” stated Hossein Farmani, The Lucie Awards founder. Lauren Wendle, President of Lucie Foundation, added, “Having attended so many Lucie Awards ceremonies to date, I am so pleased to now be directly involved with the entire process. The photographers in our industry are some of the most admirable and talented individuals in any field, and The Lucie Awards shines a spotlight on this talent.”



Shahidul Alam as the recipient of the Humanitarian Award presented accepted by professor and scholar, Gayatri Spivak, as Shahidul was again denied a bail hearing and remains in jail in Bangladesh

Jane Evelyn Atwood for Achievement in Documentary, presented by journalist Adrian LeBlanc

Gian Paolo Barbieri for Achievement in Fashion, presented by Goran Macura, V Magazine

Co Rentmeester for Achievement in Sports, presented by sports writer, Kostya Kennedy

Joyce Tenneson for Achievement in Portraiture, presented by photography writer, critic, historian Vicki Goldberg

Raghu Rai for Achievement in Photojournalism, presented by historian, author, film writer Geoffrey Ward

Lee Friedlander for Lifetime Achievement, presented by Jeffrey Hirsch of Foto Care

John Moore received the Inaugural Impact Award, presented by Mark Getty, co-founder, CEO, Getty Images

and the Camera Club of the Philippines received the Spotlight Award, presented by New York-based photographer, Carlos Esguerra.

INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR was announced by Susan Baraz of AtEdge and presented to Tawny Chatmon

Susan Baraz from AtEdge presented the DISCOVERY OF THE YEAR to photographer Mohammad Rakibul Hasan


Also conferred were awards in seven SUPPORT CATEGORIES:

Book Publisher of the Year – Traditional or Classic (awarded to publisher):Aperturefor Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness, presented by collector, curator Bill Hunt

Book Publisher Of The Year – Limited or Special Edition (awarded to publisher): Radius Booksfor Jungjin Lee: Desert, presented by collector, curator Bill Hunt

Curator/Exhibition Of The Year (awarded to curator): Lea Vene and Marina Paulenkafor Engaged, Active, Aware — Women’s Perspectives Now at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, presented by Laura Roumanos and Sam Barzilay, United Photo Industries

Fashion Layout Of The Year (awarded to magazine publications): Harper’s Bazaarfor Running with Wolves by Camilla Akrans, presented by Benoit Lagarde, co-founder, principal, Splashlight

Photography Magazine of the Year (awarded to publisher): DEAR DAVE, USA, presented by Laura Roumanos and Sam Barzilay, United Photo Industries

Picture Editor of the Year (awarded to picture editor): Laurence Tan, Assignment Editor, Getty Images, for Rohingya Refugees Flee Into Bangladesh to Escape Ethnic Cleansing, presented by Monique Jaques, Istanbul based photojournalist

Print Advertising Campaign of the Year: (awarded to photographer) nominees: Pavel Hejnyfor Stay Informed. Agency: Y&R, Prague, Czech Republic. Client: Reporter Magazine, presented by Benoit Lagarde, co-founder, principal, Splashlight


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