Istanbul Photo Awards exhibition to open in Istanbul

Show brings together images depicting key events of 2015 that featured in international content

An exhibition of photographs from Anadolu Agency’s Istanbul Photo Awards 2016 opens Thursday.

The exhibition from June 2 to 26 at the Istanbul Photo Museum in Fatih district features key events from the previous year, including the work of photographer Abd Doumany, whose image of an injured Syrian boy was chosen as Photo of the Year by the 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, Valery Sharifulin and Minzayar Oo will also be on show.

A total of 13,000 applications had been accepted for the Istanbul Photo Awards 2016. 

Turkish Airlines is the contest’s official sponsor and the Promotion Fund ofthe Turkish Prime Ministry and the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency also support the event.

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