Sois Belle, Annelie Vandendael
Now in its 11th year, the esteemed International Photography Awards (IPA) holds an annual competition for professional, non-professional, and student photographers around the world. The winners have been selected and it’s time for the IPA Best of Show Exhibition, featuring 45 of the winning images from the 2013 competition from both the professional and non-professional groups of first, second, and third place winners. This year’s exhibition was curated by the IPA Head of Judges and Co-Chair of the Lucie Awards, Susan Baraz, and takes place this Saturday, October 26th at Splashlight Studios in New York.
The 2013 Best of Show photographers are: Jisca van Beveren, Leslie Hall Brown, Marina Cano, Fabrizio Cestari, Yukari Chikura, Angelo Cirrincione, Gabriele Croppi, Souvid Datta, Patricia Dinu, Brian Driscoll, Steven Friedman, Alexey Furman, Glenna Gordon, Lucy Snowe Henry, Lucia Herrero, Buck Holzemer, John Huet, Aaron Huey, Tommy Ingberg, Goran Jovic, Brooks Kraft, Wai Shun Wilson Lee, Nicky Loh, JM Lopez, Christopher Malcolm, Lauren Marsolier, Maysun, Jakub Ochnio, Donna Pinckley, Fausto Podavini, Espen Rasmussen, Joel Redman, Morten Rygaard, Bertram Schiller, Paul Souders, Ilona Szwarc, Viktor Sykora, Boon Kah Tan, Vassilis Tangoulis, Sebastiano Tomada, Richard Tuschman, Annelie Vandendael, Raina+Wilson, Chong Kok Yew and Alessandro Zulberti. Following is a selection of some of our favorites.
Komi-Land, Brian Driscoll
Paradise Lost, Espen Rasmussen
COVER FACE, Fabrizio Cestari
Nigerian Wedding, Glenna Gordon
American Girls, Ilona Szwarc
Battle for Aleppo, JM Lopez
TRANSITION, Lauren Marsolier, Robert Berman Gallery
TRIBES., Lucia Herrero
Hopper Meditations, Richard Tuschman