Monday, July 31, winners of the Women Photography Award 2017 were announced. The main award, the Women Photograph and Pullitzer Center Grant was awarded to Alex Kay Potter for her project Once a Nation. The photographer has followed the daily life of families of the Middle East living in the daily war.
The Women Photograph and ONA scholarship was awarded to three photographers: Gabriella Demczuk for her documentary work on safe culture in Texas and her influence on the lives of the citizens of the American state; Néha Hirve and her project Full Shade / Half Sun that delivers a tremendous look at the Tamil Nadu community in India. She wanted to show this people, reforesting nature on a desert island of India where all live in symbiosis with this emerging nature; Finally, Luján Agusti and her series Payasos Danzantes which explores the Mexican folklore around clown figures.
Alex Kay Potter won a $ 5,000 prize while the three winners of the Women Photograph-ONA prize each receive $ 2,500.