The list of two top winners and 20 shortlisted photographers of the sixth edition of the BarTur Photo Award will be announced at the annual award ceremony, taking place online October 21st, 2020. Click HERE for early access to the full shortlist.
Winners were chosen from two themed categories, Unity in Diversity and Climate Change – both extremely pertinent topics within today’s society – with both professional photographers and student’s entering from 58 countries.
Winners and shortlisted photographers will have their work exhibited in London, Paris, Berlin, Łódź Poland and Copenhagen.
The BarTur Photo Award, is a not for profit organization, conceived in 2011 by the Bar-Tur family in memory of their wife and mother Ann Lesley BarTur, who was a talented British artist who died of breast cancer when she was only 37.
The BarTur Photo Awards aims to find, support and recognize the best contemporary photographic talent and encourages diversity of photographic approaches that reflect vibrant and continuing photographic traditions. The award two permanent themes are Unity in Diversity and Climate Change.
The seventh edition of the award will open on October 21, 2020 and will run until January 21, 2021. There will be three themes: Climate Change, Human Love and Unity & Diversity.
The BarTur Photo Award was judged by an highly experienced panel of judges including:
Sabina Achim, Erasmus Student Network; Monica Alcazar-Duarte, Photographer; Amnon BarTur, Founder, BarTur Photo Award; Lieve Beumer, Head of Photography, Flowers Gallery, London; David Buckland, Director, Cape Farewell; Gad Edery, Director, Gad Collection Gallery, Paris; Hannah Entwistle Chapuisat, Co-Founder of Displacement Journeys; Angus Fraser, Programme Leader, BA in Photography, Plymouth University; Alex Gao, Director of Today Museum, Beijing; Jeremy Gilley, Peace one Day Founder; Jack Latham, Photographer; Chris; Littlewood, Independent Curator; Anne Lydiat, Artist; Moritz Neumuller, Curator and Educator; Fumio Nanjo, Director, Mori Museum, Tokyo; Martin Newth, Artist & Programme Director, Fine Art, Chelsea College of Arts
Francesca Pinto, Director of Business Development, Photographers Gallery,London; Arianna Rinaldo, Curator; Simon Roberts, Photographer; Liz Wells, Professor in Photographic Culture, University of Plymouth, UK; Paul Wombell, Independent Curator and writer; Edwin Zwakman, Artist
Sponsors of the award are: BaseCamp Student and Erasmus Student Network International, as well as
ARCH-DECO Architecture; Case Agency; Cogents; EUROPTIMA; JFP.dk; Lars Gitz Architects; Miller Canfield; Produs; Studio Aisslinger; Witte Projektmanagment GmbH; Wolf Theiss
BarTur Photo Award
September 21, 2020 to October 21, 2020