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Winners of the photography contest Educating the Eye 2021

Winners of the photography contest Educating the Eye 2021

Winners announced of the VIII edition of the contest.

Castell-Platja d’Aro, 26 July 2021.

After a difficult selection, we can now announce the 5 winners of the international photographic project contest “Educando la Mirada”, organized by the “Mercè Rodoreda” library in Castell-Platja d’Aro.

The winners of this 8th edition are:

  • first prize: Joana Casas Poves, “Fins que el confinament ens separi” (Vic)
  • second prize: Katy Gomèz Lopez, “Transhumance, Going and coming between vereas” (Jaen)
  • third prize: Diego Pedra Benzal, “Degradation” (Cornella de Llobregat)
  • young author prize: Ana Sanchez Viaje, “Untitled” (Cantabria)
  • local award: Helena Aguilar Mayans, “Dreamers of decadence” (Olot)

We have received 334 projects from a total of 291 amateur and professional photographers from 37 countries.

As every year, a great variety of works was presented, from photojournalistic works to artistic and author projects. Curiously, this year over half of the authors have been from Spain, whereas other years we receive a higher participation of international authors.

We will personally contact the winners to manage the delivery of the prizes.

Photograph: selection of the 1st prize winning project by Joana Casas Poves.