The Tokyo International Foto Awards announced the winners of its 2018 Photography competition in both professional and amateur divisions. The grand-prize winners and all 1st and 2nd place category winners will be exhibited at the Shibuya Art Center in Tokyo from February 20-24.
TIFA is a photography competition dedicated to recognizing, honoring and connecting talented photographers from around the world to new audiences and new eyes in the creative circles of Tokyo, Japan. TIFA’s international jury of renowned photography experts judged all the great entries to finally select the winners in each category, from which were chosen these outstanding winners of TIFA’s top 2 prizes — Photographer of the Year for the Professional categories, and New Talent of the Year for the Non-professional/Student categories.
The Jury selected Joachim Bergauer as the 2018 “Photographer of the Year”, for his illustrated book, “Life in a Leprosy Village”. Evelyn Bencicova took the top spot in the amateur/student categories, and was named 2018 “New Talent of the Year” for her searching series of self-portraits, “Alice”.
The category winners have also been announced and can be found on the winners page of the TIFA website here.
Tokyo International Foto Awards 2018
Shibuya Art Center in Tokyo