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2022 Leica Oscar Barnack Prize Finalists

2023-02-06 05:11:05 [the scenery ] source:phoebeparke.com
2022 Leica Oscar Barnack Prize Finalists

As one of the most prestigious photography awards in the world, the Leica Oscar Barnack Photography Award (LOBA) was founded in 1979 and has always been based on the humanistic spirit of "the relationship between man and the environment". Held annually, from the call for entries to the announcement of the grand prize. All of them touch the heartstrings of countless photographers and enthusiasts. The shortlist for the 2022 Leica Oscar Barnack Photography Award has been announced. 01 "Women on the Frontline of Climate Change" American photojournalist Lynsey Addario's photo "Women on the Frontline of Climate Change" became one of the finalists for the main award. She focused on North and South America and Africa respectively. Faced with the threat of wildfires, vegetation destruction and droughts and floods, women intuitively demonstrate the threats and damage caused by climate change to life around the world from four perspectives. 02 "Land of the Sea" Indonesian photographer Irene Barlian was shortlisted for the main award of this year's Leica Oscar Barnack Photography Award (LOBA) for her series "Land of the Sea". As climate change escalates, millions of Indonesians' livelihoods are threatened and many are chronically displaced, and she is a wake-up call by documenting this on camera. 03 "Peru – a Toxic State" Peru – a Toxic State The mining industry is an important source of economy for Peru, but the local indigenous people have not only failed to escape from extreme poverty, but their important resources have been destroyed. Italian photojournalist Alessandro Cinque has recorded all of this in the past five years with the photo series "Peru in the terminally ill", and he was also shortlisted for this year's Leica Oscar Barnack Photography Award (LOBA) for this year's main award. 04 "The Flood in Western Germany" In July 2021, unusually heavy rainfall and floods occurred in Rhineland-Palatinate and North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, and the German photography group DOCKS spent several months, Detailed documentation of the damage and damage suffered in the area, as well as the difficult rebuilding work. DOCKS is also shortlisted for the 2022 Leica Oscar Barnack Photography Award (LOBA) with this photo "Flood in Western Germany". 05"Before It's Gone"Because of climate change and human intervention, the balance of water, soil and plants in the oasis is facing an unprecedented crisis. Moroccan photographer M'hammed Kilito has been shortlisted for the 2022 Leica Oskar Barnack Award (LOBA) for his insight into this fragile ecosystem while documenting the nomadic culture of his home country . 06 Primordial Earth Belgian photographer and visual artist Leonardo Pongo adopts a subjective creative approach in the collection "The Beginning of the Earth", focusing on the natural scenery of Congo, creating a story about human beings and the earth Historical fables. He was also shortlisted for the 2022 Leica Oskar Barnack Photography Award (LOBA) with this photo. 07 Haitian Migration Crisis The series focuses on the Dorjean-Desmornes family, who were accompanied by a Mexican photographer for two and a half months during their immigration to the United States. The family is originally from Haiti, and in September 2021 alone, thousands tried to enter the United States through Mexico. The fate of the family represents many people moving to the United States after years of hardship and life-threatening situations in hopes of a better life. 08 "Bravo" Bravo, born in 1992 and now living in Spain, Colombian photographer Felipe Romero Beltrán takes the border area between the United States and northern Mexico as the center of his observation. The Bravo River is defined by its dual status as both a river and a border. The project is still ongoing, starting on the banks of the Mexican River. Everything there seems to be in a state of uncertainty; be it people, objects or buildings. Everything is determined by edge cases. 09 "Between the Years" Between the Years German photographer Valentin Goppel, born in 2000, tracked and recorded the impact of the new crown epidemic on a generation of young people, and was shortlisted for the 2022 Leica Oscar Barnack Photography Award ( LOBA) selection. As a recorder, Goepel, like his peers under the camera, experienced at a loss and confusion during the epidemic, but photography helped him better understand himself, and used images to show the sorrows of young people. 10 Promises Written on the Ice, Left in the Sun Canadian-born photographer Kiana Hayeri has lived in Afghanistan for more than seven years, and her work has repeatedly focused on women He was shortlisted for the 2022 Leica Oskar Barnack Photography Award (LOBA) with the photo "Promise carved on ice, melted into sunlight". 11 Protectors of Congo’s Peatland The peatlands in the village of Lokolama in the Democratic Republic of Congo are among the largest tropical peatlands in the world and have a significant impact on climate change. German photographer Nanna Heitmann focuses on local villagers, determined to be guardians of this peatland under the threat of deforestation and resource extraction. She is also shortlisted for the 2022 Leica Oskar Barnack Award for Photography (LOBA) with this photo. 12 Forest Ruins: Indigenous Way of Life and Environmental Crisis in the Americas’ Largest City Forest Ruins: Indigenous Way of Life and Environmental Crisis in the Americas’ Largest City The largest city on the continent is also located on former forest floor. The Guaraní people used to live in large forested areas along the coast of Brazil. One of the few areas in the São Paulo region today consists of six villages around 700 Guarani Mbyá, the smallest delimited indigenous land in Brazil. Brazilian photographer Rafael Vilela's series is dedicated to this indigenous community and questions the common urban development model in a time of climate change. More finalists and their presentations can be found at www.leica-oskar-barnack-award.com

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