Award of Excellence

Nazanin Hafez

Nazanin Hafez (born 1991 in Shiraz), is a visual artist based in Iran and Germany. she is graduated with a B.A. in Media Art and Design at Saar College of Fine Arts in Saarbrücken and is currently Proceedings her Postgraduate studies in Fine Art at Academy of Fine Arts in Mainz. Most of her artworks express social and political critiques especially towards the politics of the Islamic Republic of Iran, which she incorporates into various art forms such as photography and collage.

[ PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR, ASIA ] This premier category is open to all photographers — independent, agency, wire service, or newspaper photographers. Please submit 10 to 50 images per portfolio consisting of at least two stories. Single images are optional. Each participant is allowed to enter only one portfolio. All images must be taken in 2022.

Judges for Photographer of the Year, Asia

Jilson Tiu
Sandipa Malakar
Uma Bista
Willy Kurniawan
Takaaki Iwabu
Zhou Yang
Parisa Azadi
Ki-Ho Park
Nathan Tsui
Suzanne Lee
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