South African photog Gideon Mendel has won the inaugural Pollock Prize for Creativity. He has spent the last 9 years capturing the impact of climate change.
The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, which safeguards the artistic legacies of Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner, initiated the Pollock Prize to support outstanding mid-career artists working in painting, sculpture, works on paper and printmaking, or photography.
In the category “Sports News” of the 12th edition of CHIPP (China International Press Photo Contest), four photographers were awarded. In the single image category, the first three prizes “Gold”, “Silver” and “Bronze” were awarded respectively to Sascha Fromm (Caught in the Nest), Daria Isaeva (Unlucky Champion) et David Ramos (Iron Man). One awardsof excellence were given to Matthias Schrader (Judging).