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THEME #31Winners2022FEB

CHILDREN

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Statement

Vinok

On February 24, 2022, the war between Russia and Ukraine began with a military invasion by Russian troops. This photo was taken of a Ukrainian girl who was participating in an anti-war demonstration. She looked anxious throughout the demonstration. She was carried away by the passing adults, but her cries of anti-war showed her earnest wish and strong sorrow. The powers that be start wars which negatively impact the lives of many human beings are sacrificed because of their ideological ideas that have long been brewing. It is very unreasonable and terrible that young and innocent children are hurt in this way. The fact that a war has happened in the time we are living in. I felt that she was appealing to society through me to "Not turn away".

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Haruto Takahashi

Born 2000 in Kanagawa Lives in Tokyo
Contemporary artist , Photographer

Jury selection

The photograph draws attention to the war between Russia and Ukraine.
Despite us living in Japan, this documentary photography clearly conveys the world affairs with just one image of an anxious child.

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THEME #31 CHILDREN

COMPETITIONS
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2022OCT

THEME #39

NIGHT

JUDGE:
Sakiko Nomura

DEADLINE:
Until December 30th

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2022SEP

THEME #38

REBIRTH

JUDGE:
Yusuke Nakanishi&Lucille Reyboz

DEADLINE:
Until December 07th

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