Monovisions Awards 2018

Benjamin Decoin: Atomic commuters

Benjamin Decoin: Atomic commuters

I’ve traveled a few times in North Korea, and one of the only to photography ‘real’ people has always been through windows of buses. A lot of things are said through those faces and the way we look at each other. Born and raised in a family of artists, Benjamin Decoin has always been surrounded by visual arts. He started…
Rui Caria: The refugrants

Rui Caria: The refugrants

In October 2017 I happened to be lucky enough to be able to do something that could take about 2 years to get authorized. I boarded a Portuguese navy vessel for a month to provide full coverage of the Frontex – Triton mission. Today, despite having learned so much, I know less than I thought I knew before I went;…
Wei Tan: Waiting in Limbo: Kashmir’s Half-widows

Wei Tan: Waiting in Limbo: Kashmir’s Half-widows

The violence of Kashmir’s armed conflict has given rise to a category of women known as “half-widows.” These are women whose husbands have ‘disappeared’ during the decades-long conflict or who have gone missing and are often presumed dead. Half-widows live their lives in limbo, oscillating between grief and hope. Even though there are no official records, it is estimated by…
Luisa Lynch: Conversations

Luisa Lynch: Conversations

This is a series of wild birds especially Canaries taken out in a pond, to get their reflection. To take these pictures, several flashes have been placed to stop the movement ‘Conversations’ was the Black & White Nature and Wildlife Series of the Year 2018 Winner in the MonoVisions Photography Awards. ‘Conversations’ was the Black & White Nature and Wildlife…
Oriano Nicolau: Projections

Oriano Nicolau: Projections

This creative project was born playing with the inexhaustible natural light and projector light source while using many resources like patterned curtains or window frames. The natural light is projected over the skin in a sublime way adding elements like figures, textures & shapes. The models are summited in a world of distorted light and shadows. Oriano Nicolau was born…
Daniel Garay Arango: GRVTY2

Daniel Garay Arango: GRVTY2

GRVTY2 is a series of deconstructed architecture that tries to show us what would happen if suddenly there wasn’t gravity anymore, what would the world look those first seconds when nothing is capturing us. Daniel Garay Arango is a colombian photographer, specialized in black and white, fine art architectural and street photography. Website: www.garayarango.com ‘GRVTY2’ was the Black & White…
Sevil Alkan: Stray with me

Sevil Alkan: Stray with me

Taking photography by mobile phones created a new trend by changing the border and direction of the photography, mobile photography turns out to be a global movement which develops quickly and is fed by continuous impressive production. It achieves to be one of the photographic movements which creates the means for new approaches and experimental works. By using my mobile…
Hironori Nakamura: Rhythm

Hironori Nakamura: Rhythm

Six images of parking lots selected from my on going project “.Rhythm” which is focused on the visual minimalistic rhythm brought by both of sequential pattern of white line and elegant contrast between asphalt and white line. ‘Rhythm’ was the Black & White Abstract Series of the Year 2018 Winner in the MonoVisions Photography Awards. ‘Rhythm’ was the Black &…