URBAN 2021: Jeff Rothstein’s “Gotham Memories” wins the exhibition-prize at the Poreč Museum (Croatia)

From Tuesday 3 August to Thursday 30 September 2021 the Poreč Museum (Croatia) will host the URBAN Photo Awards 2021 exhibition-prize. Elena Uljančić, director of the Museum and juror of the competition, has selected the project: Gotham Memories: New York City Images Of The 1970s And 1980s by New York photographer Jeff Rothstein. “Being a native New Yorker, I feel that my city is the most exciting in the world. It’s uniqueness, high energy level, and diversity of people and architecture make it a perfect city to document in photographs. This was especially true in the gritty 1970s and 1980s, when these images were taken.  Though they are evocative of a New York City that no longer exists, I feel that they still have a certain timeless quality.” Museum’s opening hours: Monday-Sunday 10.00-22.00. Winners of past years 2019 Urban Vision – Giovanni Paolini (Italy) La Boda – Mariagrazia Beruffi (Italy) Railway Station – Roberto Di Patrizi (Italy) 2018 Gentle Appearances In Tokyo Metropolis – Mitja Kobal (Slovenia) Stray Dog – Sevil Alkan (Turkey) Urban Faces and Fragments – Paolo Maggi (Italy) 2017 Nothing will stop us – Silvia Andrade (Mexico) Nonna Angela (“Grandma Angela”) – Christian Milotic (Italy) A Transporting … Continue reading URBAN 2021: Jeff Rothstein’s “Gotham Memories” wins the exhibition-prize at the Poreč Museum (Croatia)