The 2016 FotoEvidence Book Award Exhibit


The 2016 FotoEvidence Book Award Exhibit and book launch of “Signs of Your Identity” by Daniella Zalcman opened on Wednesday with the winner Daniella Zalcman and finalists  Mario Cruz and Hossein Fatemi in attendance. Also exhibited were Narciso Contreras,  and Ingetje Tadros.
From left to right Kelli Grant (jury member) Hossein Fatemi, Svetlana Bachevanova, Daniella Zalcman, Mario Cruz, Regina Monfort. Photo: Ali Rafiei.


book award

The FotoEvidence Book Award maintains and open entry system all year. The deadline for submissions for the the 2017 award is January 15, 2017. Winners of the  FotoEvidence Book Award will be announced February 20, 2017.

The annual FotoEvidence Book Award recognizes one documentary photographer whose project demonstrates courage and commitment in the pursuit of human rights,  The selected project is published in a book.



Interview with Mario CruzBy Svetlana Bachevanova    

Mario Cruz is a Portuguese photographer, winner of 2016 World Press Photo Contemporary issue, The Picture of the Year International, 2016 Estacao Imagem and finalist of the 2016 FotoEvidence Book Award. His work Talibes Modern Day Slaves is published by FotoEvidence Press. Read the interview here.                                                              


book store

New titles available in the FotoEvidence bookstore: Endurance by Omar Havana with a a foreword from Italian film director Bernardo Bertolucci.  Talibes Modern Day Slaves by Mario Cruz and This Is My Country by Ingetje Tadros. 


the gallery

Coming Soon

In the near future, FotoEvidence will have available for sale signed, archival prints of selected work from some of our books.

Horse by Majid Saeedi from "Life In War"



Mario Cruz will be releasing his new book "Talibes Modern Day Slaves", published by FotoEvidence at the Bronx Documentary Center  on Oct. 28th at 7-10 pm.
Cruz will be there to sign books.
Order the book here.




TIME Lightbox talks to Daniella Zalcman about her new book, "Signs of Your Identity"
Olivier Laurent at Time Lightbox asks Zalcman about her process in uncovering the project, her unconventional choice to use double exposure portraits, and how she conceived the look she wanted in the book.