Friday, December 21, 2012
Photographer Piotr Zbierski
Piotr Zbierski, from the series "pass by me"
Piotr Zbierski, born in 1987, has a master's degree from the
, which he attended
from 2006 to 2012. Excerpts from his photo project "White Elephant", were
on exhibition in Polish National Film
School Poland, Russia and Portugal.
The Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2012 (with some 2800 entries) set a new attendance record. Professional photographers from 101 countries took part in the competition. Most applications were from
and the USA.
Members of the jury were: Bruce Gilden, Magnum photographer, Stephan Erfurt,
Director of C / O Berlin, Valérie Fougeirol, Creative Director of the Magnum
Gallery in Paris, Karin Rehn-Kaufmann, Artistic Director of the Leica Gallery
in Salzburg and Brigitte Schaller, Art Director of the magazine Leica