The Alfred Fried Photography Award 2019

 

The Alfred Fried Photography Award

The Alfred Fried Photography Award

Opening: April 12, 2019
Deadline: June 2, 2019
Entry fee: Free
Prizes: €10,000, medals, worldwide exhibitions

Photography captures the sentiment of a moment, reflecting the actual world in a picture. The Alfred Fried Photography Award aims to present human efforts to live together in peace and the quest for beauty and goodness in our lives.

The award goes to those photographs that best express the idea that our future lies in peaceful coexistence.

Who was Alfred Fried?

Alfred Hermann Fried (* 11 November 1864, Vienna; † 4 May 1921, Vienna) was an Austrian pacifist and author. As founder of the journal Die Waffen nieder! (Lay down your arms!) and other peace activities, Fried received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1911, together with Tobias Asser, organizer of the first International The Hague Peace Conference and instigator of the Permanent Court of Arbitration.

Prizes

The top five listed photographers will be awarded the Alfred Fried Photography Award Medal. The Peace Image of the Year will receive €10,000. The winning picture will be on display for one year at the Austrian Parliament and will be included in the permanent art collection of the Austrian Parliament.

Award Ceremony

All winners will be invited to Vienna to the award ceremony at the Austrian Parliament on 12 September 2019.

Exhibitions

All entrants will have the chance to take part in worldwide exhibitions.

Website: https://www.friedaward.com/

The Alfred Fried Photography Award 2018 Winners

Winner of the Alfred Fried Photography Award’s world-best picture on the theme of peace, is Anna Boyiazis, USA, with an image from her work “Finding Freedom in the Water”

Finding Freedom in the Water, © Anna Boyiazis, USA, Winner of the Alfred Fried Photography Award's, The Alfred Fried Photography Award
Finding Freedom in the Water
© Anna Boyiazis, USA
Winner of the Alfred Fried Photography Award’s

 

The winners of the Alfred Fried Photography Award 2018, who received the Alfred Fried Peace Medal are (in alphabetical order):

Ángeles
© Constanza Portnoy, Argentina

 

Finding Freedom in the Water
© Anna Boyiazis, USA

 

Lucky
© Selma van der Bijl, Netherlands

 

Milaya – Patterns of Home
© Nora Lorek, Sweden

 

Reading for Tehran Streets
© Maryam Firuzi, Iran

 

Pikin and Appolinaire, © Jo-Anne McArthur, Canada, Winner of the Special Award of the Jury for the best single picture entry, The Alfred Fried Photography Award
Pikin and Appolinaire
© Jo-Anne McArthur, Canada
Winner of the Special Award of the Jury for the best single picture entry

 

Daydreaming, © Kaja Tasevska, Macedonia, Winner of the The Children Peace Image of the Year, The Alfred Fried Photography Award
Daydreaming
© Kaja Tasevska, Macedonia
Winner of the The Children Peace Image of the Year

 

The Alfred Fried Photography Award 2017 Winners

 

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