April 3 2017, FEP held its annual General Assembly in the majestic “Aula Consiliare” of the “Palazzo degli Elefanti”, historical Town Hall of Catania.
In the General Assembly, 22 FEP member associations were represented. The meeting has been held with the presence of the Major of Catania Enzo Bianco as long as the city counselor Lanfranco Zappalà.
The General Assembly was a part of the fifth FEP Photo Days event; during the Photo Days the audience could attend presentations from 3 MQEP photographers, Günther Egger, Tiina Haring and Antonio Barrella. The annual FEP Professional Photographer of the Year – competitions award ceremony was also a part of the Photo Day, this time also joined by the FEP Photo Book Prize.
The winners of these competitions were Peter Cakovsky from Slovakia (Professional Photographer of the Year 2017) and Wang Hui from China (Photo Book Prize).
During the General Assembly the final budget of 2016 was approved as long as the provisional budget of 2017. FEP also adopted a new system for its membership fees: member countries will be rewarded for actively sending QEP/MQEP applications with reduced membership fees.
The General Assembly also unanimously elected a new President for the term of 2018-2020, Truls Løtvedt, from Norway.
Congratulations to all of the award winners and to the new President! The FEP also wants to express its gratitude to Eugenio Li Volsi, a QEP photographer from Sicily and to the presidents of the two Italian FEP member associations Confartigianato Fotografi and CNA Comunicazione for their great effort to make this event happen successfully!
毕业以后他一个人，怀揣着对艺术梦想的追寻，放弃了国内的工作条件远赴意大利继续游学深造，在意大利期间创作整理的藏区影像志《生xi》,用纯藏文手写批注在藏区支教的点滴回忆。该本影像志以其独特的表现形式和亲切质朴的镜头语言打动所有评委,在全欧洲参赛的摄影作品集中脱颖而出，当选FEP-2017 The BEST Photographic Book,成为首位亚裔在此系列中获得的唯一最高奖项，也是大奖赛开办以来所有专业组获奖人中最年轻的一位。王辉在采访中说道：“这份荣誉，并不是我一个人的荣誉。这是属于我和泽仁师傅，13个孩子们的记忆。用这样一种特殊得方式记录下这份“回忆”，并不是为了祈求更不是为了怜悯。只是用影像保存了最本质的生活和记忆。同时非常感谢泽仁堪布和这些孩子们，感谢你们帮助我和远方得朋友们学会如何再次去思考我们现在的生活。”