4 Spéos graduates were awarded at the Px3 Paris Photography Prize competition this year.
This Prize strives to promote an appreciation of photography, discover emerging talent, and introduce photographers from around the world to the artistic community of Paris. The Paris Photography Prize was founded in 2007, and has since become one of the most prestigious photography awards in Europe.
Spéos 2010 Alumni Medina Dugger won Silver in Fine Art/Collage with her series « Enshroud ». Medina is a Californian photographer based in Lagos, Nigeria. Through collage and photography, her work focuses on contemporary and timeless themes such as acculturation, ethnocentrism, cultural homogenization, globalization, identity, tradition, modernity, imagination, form and feminine style. Her work challenges Western prejudices about race, colour and the perception of otherness.
Spéos 2018 Alumni Lina Benouhoud won Bronze in Fine Art/Still Life with her series « Parisian Buildings ». Moroccan photographer, Lina is also a designer and an interior designer. Her work plays with space, emptiness, presence, light and its lack.