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Aldo Mendichi, co-ordinator of the Festival of Ethical Photography 2016. © FPmag.1 / 2

WRA 2016: data and perspectives

FPmag met Aldo Mendichi, coordinator together with Alberto Prina of the Festival of Ethical Photography 2016, who outlined the edition 2016 World.Report Award | Documenting Humanity, the competition connected to the Festival and now in its sixth edition. Extremely encouraging is the data on the participation, which this year saw 724 applications from photographers of 58 different nationalities, representing all the continents, against the 574 coming from 51 countries in the previous issue.

Durante la visita alla mostra Waiting Girls di Sadegh Souri, vincitore del World.Report Award | Documenting Humanity 2016, categoria Short Story Award. © FPmag.
During the visit to the exhibition Waiting Girls by Sadegh Souri, winner of the World.Report Award | Documenting Humanity 2016, Short Story Award category. © FPmag.

In continuous rise in popularity and participation, the competition has been enhanced in this edition by a fourth category which this year is dedicated to Spain and has taken the name of European Photographers Award | Spain 2016. It is a category that every year will feature photographers from a European country thanks to partnerships woven by the Festival of the Ethical Photography by organizing events that take place in other European countries. This first edition of the prize for the European Photographers Award | Spain 2016 was organized in collaboration with the PhotOn Festival in Valencia.

Durante la visita alla mostra Isle of Salvation di Francesco Comello, vincitore del World.Report Award | Documenting Humanity 2016, categoria Spot Light Award. © FPmag.
During the visit to the exhibiions Isle of Salvation by Francesco Comello, winner of the World.Report Award | Documenting Humanity 2016, Spot Light Award category. © FPmag.

The winners of the 2016 edition are William Daniels with the reportage C.A.R for the section Master Award, Francesco Comello with the reportage Isle of Salvation for the section Spot Light Award, Sadegh Souri with the reportage Waiting Girls for the section Short Story Award and Javier Arcenillas with the reportage Latidoamerica for the sections European Photographers Award | Spain 2016.

Durante la visita alla mostra C.A.R. di William Daniels, vincitore del World.Report Award | Documenting Humanity 2016, categoria Master Award. © FPmag.
During the visit to the exhibition C.A.R. by William Daniels, winner of the World.Report Award | Documenting Humanity 2016, Master Award category. © FPmag.

The juries of this year's edition were composed for World.Report Award by Francis Kohn (AFP), Patrick Di Nola (Getty Images), Ruth Eichhorn (GEO), Aldo Mendichi (Festival of Ethical Photography) and Alberto Prina (Festival of Ethical Photography). As for the European Photographers Award category | Spain 2016, the jury was made up of: Aldo Mendichi (Festival of Ethical Photography), Alberto Prina (Festival of Ethical Photography), Tania Castro (PhotOn Festival).

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WORLD.REPORT AWARD | DOCUMENTING HUMANITY 2016
Palazzo Barni, corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 17 - Lodi (Italy)
8 – 30 October 2016
admission fee: 12,00 € (for all exhibitions)

Fujifilm Italia.


The video interview with Aldo Mendichi and photographs of the exhibitions of the World.Report Award 2016 were realised with equipment provided by Fujifilm Italy.


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[ INTERNAL RESOURCES ]
[ FPtag ] Festival of Ethical Photography 2016: the editorial staff point of view
[ exhibitions ] Snapshots of a utopia by Francesco Comello
[ meltingpot ] Fujifilm Italia and the culture of the image
◉ [ exhibitions ] The Ku Klux Klan by Peter Van Agtmael

◉ [ video ] A project for schools: interview with Laura Covelli
◉ [ video ] The confirmation of an ethics: interview with Alberto Prina
◉ [ events ] Festival of Ethical Photography 2016
◉ [ contest ]
World.Report Award 2016: the winners
[ contest ] World.Report Award 2016: finalists
[ contest ] World.Report Award 2016: rules
[ FPtag ] Festival of Ethical Photography 2015: the editorial staff point of view

[ EXTERNAL RESOURCES ]
Festival of Ethical Photography
Gruppo Fotografico Progetto Immagine
PhotoOn Festival | Festival Internacional de Fotoperiodismo y fotografía documental
Fujifilm Italia

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