Prix photographique Lucas Dolega 2011
Lucas Dolega © Corentin Fohlen
Provision : Organized in partnership with the Mairie de Paris, Polka Magazine and the support of Reporters sans Frontières, the Lucas Dolega Award will reward a photographer every year, with an award of 10.000 Euros, an exhibition in Paris, and a publication in the RSF album. Furthermore, the winner will have part or all his report published in an issue of Polka Magazine, and will be offered the production of another story by Polka Magazine.
Date of creation : 2011
Object : Meant for supporting the photographers who practice their activities sometimes in risky zones, under very difficult conditions, in order to ensure a free and independant information, this Award aims at rewarding a photographer who, through his or her personal commitment, involvement in the field, his or her capacity at taking his or her stand, as well as the quality of his or her work, will have been able to testify to his or her attachment to the freedom of information.
Participants will have to present a report on a conflict (civil or military wars, riots, attacks or public demonstrations), a revolution, a natural disaster, or their consequences on civilians.