Italian photojournalist wins 2020 FotoEvidence Book Award with World Press Photo
Italian photojournalist Antonio Faccilongo has been named as the winner of the 2020 FotoEvidence Book Award with World Press Photo for his project, HABIBI. Printed in a limited edition of 500 copies, the book is a chronicle of a love story set in one of the longest and most complicated contemporary conflicts – the Israeli-Palestinian war. It follows families in Palestine, with men serving long sentences in Israeli jails, who smuggle sperm and use in-vitro fertilization to have children. While most media depict Palestine as a war zone, HABIBI takes a purely humanistic approach to one non-violent response to oppression.
The Book Award is given each year to a photographer whose work demonstrates courage and commitment in the pursuit of human rights. The project was selected to be published as a book by an international jury.
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Read more about Antonio Faccilongo's project here.
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