2nd prize winner at the Juried Exhibition at Gallery Ramfjord in Oslo Norway 2016
The jury’s statement
Simplicity is often best. This photography’s main characteristic is the ability to capture the decisive moment – whether it is taken in the spur of the moment or it is carefully thought out and composed to create the best result. The picture we face could have been one big cliché, but the prizewinner has added to the picture exactly the qualities that make it stand out: The fascinating movement; the beautiful light that shapes the figure; composition that fools you into thinking it is centered. It is these qualities that make this particular photo one that you are drawn to time and time again.
The selected artists
Out of 680 applicants, 20 artists were invited to showcase their work.
The jury consisted of Eileen Kaminsky (founder of ESKFF at Mana Contemporary), Helene Gulaker Hansen (director of Shoot Gallery), Lars Elton (journalist and art critic), and Nico Widerberg (painter and sculptor).