Istanbul Photo Awards exhibit to open in Vienna

Famed photos by distinguished photojournalists on show through Oct. 2

Anadolu Agency will open the third exhibition of photographs featured at the Istanbul Photo Awards 2016 in the Austrian capital Vienna on Saturday.

Bringing together around 40 pictures showing key events from around the world, the display will be open through Oct. 2.

Saban Kizildag, the deputy chairman of Anadolu Agency’s Executive Board, and the agency’s Deputy Director-General Mustafa Ozkaya will host the opening ceremony at the Museumsquartier.

At the exhibit, visitors can see the work of photographer Abd Doumany, whose image of an injured Syrian boy was chosen Photo of the Year by an international jury.

Also on display will be the work of Sergey Ponomarev, who captured images of refugees for The New York Times that won the Single News category and later a Pulitzer Prize.

Images by prize winners Santi Palacios, Ian MacNicol, and Valery Sharifulin will also be on display.

The exhibit, organized by the Anadolu Agency Cooperate Communication Directorate, is sponsored by the Promotion Fund, Turkish Airlines, and the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA).

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