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VERZASCA FOTO FESTIVAL AWARDS 2017
PREMIO NERA DI VERZASCA III 

The first prize of the 2017 Verzasca FOTO Festival Awards goes to:
ESTRELLA HERRERA (Argentina) with the project “Magnetic field”
Congratulations to winner and thank’s to all participants.

Finalist are:
Snezhana von Buedingen  (Germany), Pierce Thom (Sud Africa), Arcenillas Javier (Spain)
Werner Christian (Germany), Maslov Sasha (USA), Laubscher Yann (Switzerland)
Clarke Giles Clarke (USA), Singh Sandra (Germany), Bufano Fernandez Marco (Argentina)

 

JURY

Myles Little Photo editor at TIME Magazine / curator (USA)

Silvia Mangialardi Art director Encuentros Abiertos- Festival de la Luz (Argentina)

Marie DuPasquier Curator and founder DISPLAY Berlin /museologist (Switzerland)

Vivienne Gamble Gallerist and founder Seen Fifteen Gallery, London (England)

Alfio Tommasini Art director Verzasca FOTO Festival (Switzerland)

 

PRIZES
1st place
2’000 SWISS FRANCS
+ solo exhibition from 31.8. to 31.10.2017 in Sonogno
+ projection of work at the photo night during the Festival Verzasca FOTO 2017. 
+ board and lodge for 4 days during the Festival.

Finalists (2nd - 10th places)
Projection of their work at the photo night during the Festival Verzasca FOTO 2017. 
+ board and lodge for 4 days during the Festival.

 

PAST WINNERS

VERZASCA FOTO FESTIVAL AWARDS 2016
PREMIO NERA DI VERZASCA II

Winner: Melanie Eclare (Inghilterra) with the project "After the fire"

Finalists: Matt Hamon, Julien Chatelin, Delphine Schacher, Paul Thulin, Diego Saldiva, Raffaele Petralla, Marta Zgierska, Johanna Maria Fritz

JURY 2016
Brigitte Meyer, Photo Director, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Switzerland
Damien Poulain, Oodee London, England
Alfio Tommasini, Art Director Verzasca FOTO, Switzerland
Fabio Carnaghi, MARS - Milan Artist Run Space, Italy
Luc Debraine, L'Hebdo, Switzerland


VERZASCA FOTO FESTIVAL AWARDS 2016
PREMIO NERA DI VERZASCA I

Winner: Mateusz Sarello (Polonia) with the project "Swell"

Finalists (in alphabetical order): Javier Arcenillas, Pablo Ernesto Piovano
Massimiliano Pugliese, Thomas Friedrich Schaefer

 

GIURIA 2015
Ute Noll
Photo Director, Du Magazine, Svizzera
Hannamari Shakya
Editor in Chief, Raw View Magazine, Finnlandia
Frank Orthbandt
Photo Editor, London Independent Photography, Gran Bretagna
Noémie Richard
NEAR, Svizzera
Esther Woerdehoff
Galerie Esther Woerdehoff Paris, Francia