“Snapshots of peace” – online award ceremony and discussion

“Snapshots of peace” – online award ceremony and discussion

Put it in your diary! Wednesday, November 25, 2020, 5:00 p.m. (Colombia time)

CAPAZ will be awarding the twelve winning photos of the “Snapshots of Peace” (Instantáneas de paz) contest and holding a discussion on photography on the road to peace in Colombia. 

The event will be held on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. (Colombia time) and will be broadcasted live, through social networks of CAPAZ, Universidad de Los Andes, and the German Embassy in Colombia:

Youtube CAPAZ
Facebook Live Embajada Alemania – Alemania en Colombia
Los Andes: @facisouniandes

Access the event here: https://bit.ly/luces_y_sombras

Award ceremony

The German Ambassador to Colombia, Peter Ptassek, and CAPAZ Director, Stefan Peters, will award the winning photos, chosen by the jury among more than 200 images received. Special mention will be made to the three favourites among the public, based on the voting of CAPAZ supporters on Instagram. The event will provide an opportunity to meet those who captured the twelve winning visions of the yearning for peace in Colombia.

See the winning photos on our Instagram account: @instituto_capaz

Discussion meeting

Following the awards, photographers Luisa González, Federico Rios and researcher Angelika Rettberg—all three members of the jury for the competition—will join the audience in a discussion entitledLuces y sombras: desafíos desafíos de hacer fotografía en tiempos de transición hacia la paz. This informal exchange with the audience will revolve around photography in contexts of conflict and transition to peace.

The event is organized and convened by CAPAZ, supported by Universidad de los Andes and the German Embassy in Colombia.

Press release (.pdf, in Spanish) | Flyer (.pdf, in Spanish) | Flyer 1 for social media | Flyer 2 for social media (.pdf, in Spanish)

(NWText: Claudia Maya. English: Tiziana Laudato)