Last night the presentation of the PHotoESPAÑA 2021 Awards was held at the Lázaro Galdiano Museum and later, by the Banco Sabadell Foundation and in collaboration with ACCIONA, the garden of the Parque Florido del Lázaro Galdiano hosted a night screenings session with a spectacular proposal conceived as an extension of the installation We are waterby Isabel Muñoz, which the museum hosts within the PHotoESPAÑA 2021 program.
The International Festival of Photography and Visual Arts PHotoESPAÑA awarded the PHotoESPAÑA 2021 Award to the photographer Isabel Muñoz, one of the most important figures on the current Spanish photography scene, won the National Photography Award and two World Press Photo Awards. He also recognized with the PHotoESPAÑA Special Award a Rosa Ros for his commitment to the dissemination of current photography and his support for this medium.
At the event, the awards were also given to the Best Photography Book of the Year who has recognized Hayal & Hakikat: A Handbook of Forgiveness & A Handbook of Punishmentby Cemre Yeşil Gönenli; Where the maps foldby Juan Valbuena; SPINby Yusuke Takagi; and The Eriksay connection in the respective categories of international, national, self-published and publisher of the year. The winning books, as well as those selected for the award, can be seen in the exhibition The best photography books of the year hosted by PHotoESPAÑA Gallery in its living room.
The galery Parra & Romero With exposure Portraitsby Ugo Mulas was the winner of the OFF Award of PHotoESPAÑA 2021. The jury, made up of collectors Juan Manuel Elizalde (Kells collection), Javier Astudillo (Astudillo collection) and Antonio Lobo (ETRA collection) recognized this gallery: “for bringing the Spanish public closer to, in a private gallery, the work of Ugo Mulas as a portraitist. They also highlighted the value of this "extensive sample, with an excellent presentation, and of a photographer with great world weight."
In addition, the jury also wanted to award paths honorable mentions to the Freijo gallery, for the exposure Tangible and intangibleby Darío Villalba and La Gran, for the sample Landscapes that Breathe by Verónica Vicente, Eva Díez and Moreno & Grau.
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Congratulations to all the winners!