Individual Disarmament Award
“Individual Disarmament: Give Right to Lives” Photograph Competition
“Individual Disarmament: Aim of the “Give Right to Lives” Photograph Competition is to attract the attention to the social aspect of the individual disarmament by benefiting from the sociological indicators of photograph in social life, its power in communication and facilities. It is aimed to present a message to the society with the peaceful images of individual disarmament, that thought-provoking, determining, emphasizing images regarding the individual armament could be away from violence language, peace can start among two people and disseminate to the society.
The competition that is open to all amateur and professional photograph followers and photographers is organized in 2 categories as “Black & white” and “Color”. Being 108 participants in both categories, 129 participants in black and White category and 225 participants in Color category, totally 354 photograph took place in our competition.
Works had been submitted to the evaluation of Selection Council and winners were determined. The works worth to be displayed had been separately determined.
Award Ceremony had been organized in Dedeman İstanbul Hotel on the September 28th, Individual Disarmament Day. 53 works had been displayed among which 7 of them are award-winners.
In order to take place in this catalogue and exhibitions to be organized, together with 7 award-winners, 46 works had been determined by the Selection Council. Here we are publishing the names of all participants and thank all of them.
Photograph is one of the communication means, which describe people’s situations in daily life the most effective way by recording them with the richness of human eye and vision style. It also shows us the different points of view, situations and realities that we can not see although we always look at them. In the catalogue in your hand, the things which this communication tool and recorded moments show us regarding individual disarmament encourage us to think on the forms of violence in our daily lives.
To hopeful tomorrows,