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Fabrica Forma Fotografia

Year: 2007

Authorship: Fabrica Photography

Fabrica and Forma, International Center of Photography (Milan), are proud to launch the second edition of the F Award, an international contest for concerned photography open to photographers from all over the world.


The 2008 Members of the Jury are:

Reza Deghati, Chairman of the Jury, Photographer

Elisabeth Biondi, Visuals Editor of The New Yorker
Enrico Bossan, Editorial Director of Colors magazine
Giovanna Calvenzi, Photo Editor of Sportweek, Milan
Julien Frydman, Director of Magnum Photos Bureau, Paris
Roberto Koch, Director of Contrasto, Rome
Roger Tooth, Director of Photography of The Guardian, London

RezaDeghati, Iranian,is an internationallyacclaimed photographer well known for his concerned photography. He has received several awards among which the title of "Chevalier de l'Ordre du Mérite", the Medal of the "Principe de Asturias" and the prestigious Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism. He is a "Fellow" of the National Geographic Society.

Elisabeth Biondi is Visuals Editor at The New Yorker where she has helped to shape the magazine's acclaimed reputation for photography. Formerly Head of Photography at Stern, she has worked with photographers from around the world. In 2004 she served as Chair of the Judges of the World Press Photo Awards.

Enrico Bossan joined Fabrica in 2005 and has been the editorial director of Colors magazine since April 2007. His photos have appeared regularly in national and international magazines since 1985 and have been shown at the Houston PhotoFest; the International Photography Biennale in Turin; and in Amsterdam, Arles, Milan, Rome, Salonica, Tokyo and Venice. Enrico Bossan is represented by the Contrasto agency since 1992.

Roger Tooth is the Picture Editor of The Guardian. He has created and directed the section Eyewitness.

Julien Frydman is the Director of Magnum Photos bureau in Paris, since 2006.

Roberto Koch, photographer, is the founder and director of Contrasto, Italy's leading photography publishing house. In 2005 Contrasto opened in Milan FORMA, Italy's first International Center of Photography, where important photography exhibitions and initiatives are taking place.

Giovanna Calvenzi, Photo Editor of Sportweek, is one of the main personalities of Italian photography. She has served as Photo Editor in several magazines like Amica, Sette and many others. She received the first prize for the Best Photo Editor from the Association "Droit de Regard", and has directed the Rencontres d'Arles in 1998.


The most interesting project will be awarded with an economical contribution of 20,000 euro and with the possibility to do an exhibition and to publish a book. A special section, F25, for photographers under 25 will see the winner awarded with a one year scholarship at Fabrica.


Submissions will be accepted until May 30th, 2008.


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