We are officially in the last two weeks of URBAN 2020 Photo Awards. The deadline for this eleventh edition is set for June 14, after which it will be the turn of our Super-jury, which we are finalizing right now.
So here are the new entries of the Jury 2020, which is chaired by Alex Webb (president of the jury), Rebecca Norris Webb and Nick Turpin.
Manfred Baumann is a welcome return after the jury experience in 2019. Manfred is an Austrian photographer of the highest level, ranging from nude photography to landscapes passing through celebrity portraits. The list of actors portraided by Baumann is impressive: Bruce Willis, Jack Black, John Malkovich, Ron Perlman, David Hasselhoff, Kelly Osbourne, Chevy Chase, Don Johnson, William Shatner and many others.
Graziano Perotti, friend and regular guest of the Trieste Photo Days festival is also back this year. Graziano is a photojournalist with more than 200 reports (travel, culture and social) published on the most important Italian magazines, with over 25 covers. He has shooted for important advertising campaigns such as “Grand Scarf Bassetti”, Alpitour-Francorosso, Hotelplan, Brunello di Montalcino of the Fattoria dei Barbi.
The presence in the jury of Roberto Cassanelli honors us in a particular way. Cassanelli is a historian of art and photography with a highly prestigious academic curriculum. He is also director of the Italian Ministry for cultural heritage and activities and for tourism and regional secretary of MiBACT for Friuli Venezia Giulia, which is a partner of Trieste Photo Days since 2019.
Agata Stoinska is an architect, photographer and entrepreneur based in Dublin. In 2010 she founded BLOW Photo, a platform that promotes artistic photography through conferences, exhibitions and publications.
Find the other jurors here.