The Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Photographie (German Photography Society, DGPh) have joined forces to promote academic exchange in the field of photography. As part of their collaboration, the "DGPh History of Photography Research Award", originally established in 1978, will be replaced by two separate awards for research and for innovative publications, awarded every two years. Thinking Photography. DGPh Research Award Young researchers' innovative power and creativity have a significant impact on how photography is perceived and reflected upon. The "Thinking Photography. DGPh Research Award" is awarded for approaches in the humanities, cultural or social sciences which make an

Giovanni Hänninen’s new work on the blank advertisement billboards depicts the eerie atmosphere of Milan under Corona lockdown. The white canvas of large commercial billboards stripped away when the city is struck with the deadly virus and lockdown measures were introduced. His photographs starkly show us how much surface area was actually reserved for commercial advertisement in the cities. Even though he titled his work as "Missing Piece" I would like to think it is a witty irony. More about his work may be found in DOMUS  and in his website.   

Simon Prize on Living Places is organising an online discussion about Architecture and Filmmaking on 21st of May, Thursday at 18:30 (ESP). – Lluís Alexandre Casanovas (Architect and PhD Princeton) one of the winners of Living Places – Simon Architecture Prize 2018 (Personal Places category) – Joana Colomar (filmmaker based in Barcelona and Madrid) director of the short film “Rosa”, winner of Living Places – Simon Architecture Prize 2018 (Personal Places category) – Salvi Plaja (design Director for Simon group) jury member of Living Places – Simon Architecture Prize The online conversation will be moderated by Anna Sala Giralt, Architect in charge of curatorial

  Architecture & the Media 2020 conference is organised by the Fundació Mies van der Rohe and Labóh Communication Consultancy with the support of Creative Europe as part of the dissemination program of the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award. This year's conference is curated by Miriam Giordano, an expert on communications and founder of Laboh consultancy. I can observe that in recent years, Fundacio Mies van der Rohe expanded its activities and eventually attracts more attention. Ivan Blasi, as the Coordinator of the award, is actively working for the last six years to make the

The architecture category winner for Sony World Photography Awards 2020 Open Competition is revealed. Rosaria Sabrina Pantano(Italy) is the winner of the architectural category with her photograph titled as 'Emotional Geography', a black & white image featuring 38° Parallelo, a pyramid-shaped sculpture by Mauro Staccioli which stands at the exact point where the geographical coordinates touch the 38th parallel.   Architecture Category shortlist is as follows: Justin Chui, Hong Kong Massimo Crivellari, Italy Paul Crudgington, United Kingdom Marcin Giba, Poland Iraklis Kougemitros, Greece Alexandre B. Lampron, Canada Peter Li, United Kingdom Wen Lu, China Mainland Liliana Ochoa, Colombia Peter Plorin, Germany Eleni Rimantonaki,

During the lockdown conditions due to coronavirus pandemic, we are introduced to new types of events organised on the internet. No kind of event will replace the joy of meeting with friends at a professional or entertainment event with a few pints afterwards, but the digital events have their advantages that can't be ignored. You avoid the rush hour traffic, attend the event at the comfort of your home even with your pyjamas and engage more easily by means of digital tools. Zoomed In was such a new virtual design festival celebrating architecture and photography, founded by Luke O'Donovan. It was