The prestige and competence of the jury, during this edition likewise the precedenting ones, are added to the knowledge they are in the perfect tuning with the spirit of Winephoto Award.
Therefore we are very honored to introduce 2012 edition’s jury…
Initially working in color, Anderson began photographing a wide range of subjects for magazines. In 1996, he became a contract photographer for “U.S. News and World Report” where he began documenting social issues such as the effects of Russia’s economic crisis, the situation of Afghan refugees in Pakistan and, more recently, the election of Evo Morales in Bolivia. In 1999, Anderson made a reportage on Haitian immigrants trying to sail to the United States that would significantly change his work to focus on what he often thought of as experiential journalism. Working now in b&w, Anderson was honored with the Robert Capa Gold Medal Award. Later that year, he photographed the stone throwers of Gaza, and was named Kodak’s “Young Photographer of the Year”. In 2003, he published his first monograph,Nonfiction, published by deMo.
He joined the VII Agency in 2002, and became a Magnum nominee in 2005 and a full member in 2010. He is based in New York.
In 2011, the US Library of Congress purchased 12 prints for their American Women
Photographers collection. She was a contract photographer for Newsweek Magazine,
worked as a photo editor for Associated Press in New York, and served as Asst. Managing Editor of Photography and Features at the Miami Herald for four years, guiding the photo staff projects to twice become Pulitzer Prize finalists and a third time as winner for coverage of the Elian Gonzalez story. In 2007, she received a grant from the Knight Foundation to design a new newspaper prototype through the new Knight Center for International Media at the University of Miami.
Maggie has a breathtaking list of honors, among them:
The Leica Medal of Excellence
First Prize Spot News World Press Photo Foundation News
First Prize Magazine Documentary in Pictures of the Year (iPOY)
Overseas Press Club Oliver Rebbot Award Best Photographic Coverage from Abroad
The Medal of Honor for Distinguished Service to Journalism from University of Missouri
Her work appears regularly in National Geographic Magazine, Life, Newsweek, The New York Times Magazine, Smithsonian and many other American and European publications. Her photographs are widely exhibited, nationally and abroad, and are
included in many museum and private collections. She has taught 3 times at the
World Press Photo Foundation’s Joop Swart Master Classes. She has served as judge for World Press Photo Foundation on several occasions, the Alexia Grant and Aftermath Grants, and the Alicia Patterson Foundation Grant.
In 2005, Zekria left a career in telecommunications to join the Russian photojournalism agency Photographer.Ru, representing international agencies within Russia, including Magnum Photos, Contact Press Images, Contrasto and Panos Pictures. From 2008 to early 2011 she held the position of managing director, developing photographers’ personal projects that focused on contemporary life in Russia and the CIS, and building distribution to national and international clients.
Since 2010, Zekria was the media projects director of the non-profit Objective Reality Foundation that advances the field of visual communication by supporting multimedia journalists, artists and visual storytellers. The foundation projects are focused on developing visual communication through educational programs and cultural events. Zekria curated a number of exhibitions and multimedia installations on Russian contemporary photography, including the mobile exhibition ‘Russian Northern Caucasus – on the Road of Changes’ (2010) and a multimedia installation on Russian contemporary photography at the Photoquai Forum on non-European photography presented at the Musée du quai Branly in Paris (2009), among others.
Her recent activities include speaking and reviewing portfolios at Ojo de Pez meeting point Barcelona (2010), serving as a jury member for Belarus Press Photo (2011), working as the coordinator and project editor of a Objective Reality workshop for Polish and Russian youth with Rafal Milach and Andrei Linakevich (2011), serving as a jury of the 2012 World Press Photo Multimedia Contest.
In 2011, together with photo editor Maria Zakharova, she founded Saltimages agency. Zekria promotes the work of up-and-coming and established visual authors and supervises their projects on a regular basis. She is currently based in Moscow.
for Special Mention FoodWriters
region’s largest English-language newspaper. A lover of languages, Sarah speaks English, German, Italian, French and Mandarin Chinese;
she has worked in professional kitchens in Torino and Hong Kong, wine import businesses in New York and Hong Kong and a winery in Provence,
but she still considers Hong Kong, her primary residence for nearly 24 years, home.
In 2004 he has realized Identita’ Golose, the first Italian convention of “fine art” cooking, which in January 2008 has reached its fourth edition.
He takes care since the beginning of the association Jeunes Restaurateurs d’Europe
In February 2007 he was among the journalists awarded at the Capitol of Rome in occasion of the 20th anniversary of the National Association City of Wine “for having contributed in transforming the way of communicating on the agroindustrial sector, the wine and the typical products, moving these from being considered marginal elements of information to means of knowledge and valorization of the many Italian diversities in this specific field.”
He’s taught Gourmet Journalism at Parma University until 2008.
He has been working for the Italian sport section of Il Giornale, for almost 15 years he has been curating the survey Cibi Divini and for nearly 10 years the column Affari di Gola. He is also writes the famous Guida ai Ristoranti d’Autore of Italy, Europe and World, which has arrived in 2011 at its 4th edition.
Starting from edition 2010 e is the chairman of the Award Bancarella Cucina.
In june 2009 he started the edition of Identità Golose in London and in 2010 the New York’s edition.
and for IntraMoenia
Mauro Bedoni was born in Italy in 1979 and graduated from the University of Padua with a degree thesis on Photojournalism.
His black & white work at “Zmaj Orphanage” in Beograd, Serbia, produced in collaboration with NGOs that act to protect child victims of war, was shown in France and Italy.
As a photojournalist he worked for various Italian photo agencies, principally shooting spot and general news. As a photographer for Fabrica, the Benetton’s communication research center, he shot for, and edited, a series of monographic photo guides to the Veneto region of Italy, published by Touring Club Italiano.
Prior to joining COLORS Magazine in 2007, he served as an art, film and music editor for RAINews24, the Italian National TV Broadcasting Service.
He’s given lectures on editorial photography at IED and Academy of Fine Arts in Rome, Market Photo Workshop and Michaelis School of Fine Art in South Africa, OTIS College of Art and Design and UCSB in California, USA and he’s been a portfolio reviewer at the Rencontres d’Arles, Visa pour l’Image in Perpignan and PSPF at PDN PhotoPlus in New York.
He’s a nominator for PDN’s 30 since 2009 and was a judge for PDN Photo Annual 2010.
He’s been nominated for picture editor of the year at the Lucie Awards 2011
In April 2009 I started freelancing and representing few selected documentary and fashion photographers and illustrators for advertising and corporate work. My clients included: Geox, Alberto Guardiani, Nestle’, Brema - Advertising agencies: Young & Rubicam, Tita, Barabino & Partners.
My lecture: “Using skills of documentary photography in corporate and advertising fields” has been hosted in several cities: Moscow at Gallery Photographer.Ru, Naples at studio D77 and New York during Donna Ferrato workshop with Spazio Labo’.
Since 2010, I am in the jury of the “Prixde la Photographie, Paris” (Px3).
Besides my own business and some collaborations with different photography projects, from September 2009, I’m the photo editor of the most diffused monthly travel magazine in Italy: “Touring” National Geographic Traveler Italy by Touring Club Italiano.
In 2009, in collaboration with “3/3″ she curates “Diary N 0 – Things that do not Happen” (photographs by Fabio Barile) and Dimensione Massima 10x12cm, (a group show with more than 250 images come from all over the world). The latest project she is working on is “ADIL, Almost Dawn in Libya”, a group exhibition which will be first held in 4 different cities in Libya.
Since 2008 she is Creative Directon of the International Festival FoianoFotografia and since 2009 she is one of the editors of the photo magazine RearViewMirror, as photoeditor and one of the coordinator of the magazine.
She is an international curator and she curated, among the others, “Casualties of the nameless” by Marco Di Lauro; “Flying Away” by Elena Givone; “Haiti, the Melancholy of Shadows” by Moises Saman; “Transfotografia” by Marco Biondi; “A Private war among Borthers” by Nadia Shira Cohen; “Rabi’a” by Masturzo, Carotenuto, Castaldo, Piscitelli e Salomone; “Iraq Perspectives” by Benjamin Lowy.
Together with her work, Chiara spends her time reading books, travelling and hanging out with friends. This only if she has free time from her cat, of course.
Chiara Oggioni Tiepolo lives between Roma and Milano.
Our interest in photography spawns from many years experience in organizing and curating festivals and exhibitions, in photo publishing and in assisting photographers 360°. Above all such experiences have allowed us to develop the right skills in order to focus our work on photo projects, from planning and curating, to producing, scheduling and communicating, within Italy and abroad.