The 50 winning and 200 shortlisted Portrait of Humanity images have been announced.
1854 Media, publisher of British Journal of Photography, in partnership with Magnum Photos, have created Portrait of Humanity - an award aiming to unite the global community through the power of photography. The winning and shortlisted portraits have now been revealed to the world. They show that there is more that unites us than sets us apart.
The judging panel, comprised of international industry leaders, have selected the 50 winning portraits. Each will be exhibited at celebrated galleries, museums and photography festivals across the world.
The 50 winning portraits will embark on a global tour from September 2019 - January 2020.
● September 2019, Organ Vida International Photography Festival, Zagreb, Croatia
● October – November 2019, LagosPhoto Festival, Lagos, Nigeria
● November 2019, National Centre For Photography, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
● November 2019 – January 2020, Louisiana State Museum as part of PhotoNOLA Festival, New Orleans, United States
The 200 shortlisted portraits will be featured in the Portrait of Humanity book, published by Hoxton Mini Press and distributed worldwide. The Portrait of Humanity book is available to order here.
View the 50 winning images here: bjp.photo/pohwinner
View the 200 shortlisted images here: bjp.photo/pohshortlist
The 100 commended images, chosen by Clear Channel, will be announced in the coming weeks. These will be displayed on Clear Channel out-of-home digital screens worldwide, and seen by millions.
The 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners will share $10,000 in grant awards, to create projects that explore their interpretations of humanity. They will also be announced in late summer before the tour takes place.
The international press coverage for the project reached nearly 900 million people around the world , including BBC World, Australian Photography, Digital SLR Photography Malaysia, Fotopolis Poland, Focus Magazine Holland, New York Times, The Guardian and Xataka Photo in Spain,
“After working on Portrait of Britain since it started, we decided to ask Mark to work on the newly launched Portrait of Humanity. The coverage reached millions of people around the world including a great interview on BBC World. We look forward to working with him on future projects.” Melanie Philippe, Awards Director, 1854 Media