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DEAD GOAT POLO

Alain Schroeder

JUNE 15 TO JULY 15, 2021

Trying to outrun your opponents with a headless goat wedged between your leg and your horse might not be your idea of a fun game but in Kyrgyzstan, Kok Boru is the national sport. Dead Goat Polo, as some refer to it, looks more like cavalier rugby. Generally divided into two teams of five (and hundreds or more in a freestyle variant called Alaman-Ulak), fearless men on horseback race from one end of the field to the other chasing the rider with possession trying to prevent him from scoring a point by heaving the 20 kg body into the tai kazan (goal) at either end.

Only stallions are used in this game because they are naturally anti-social and eager to fight off rivals. The players train their horses to muscle out other horses in the pack while they themselves wrestle each other to snatch the goat and gallop toward the goal, slamming into the rubber tires that encircle the meter-high mound.

Most villages throughout the country have a playing field, some have official stadiums. Professional teams play tournaments which culminate in the national championships that take place during the festivities surrounding Nowruz on March 21st when the Kyrgyz nation celebrates the beginning of spring. This year (2020), the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic has halted large public gatherings but unofficial games continue to be organized in many villages. Players share the cost of the goat or wealthier citizens sponsor games with prizes to celebrate life events, inspire good fortune or simply for fun, and the winning team always takes home the goat for a post game feast. The origins of this legendary game lie somewhere between nomads hunting or defending their livestock against predatory wolves, to men and horses honing their fighting skills. Boys from the age of 4 – 5 learn to play on donkeys and instead of a goat, they throw around a much lighter pillow made of goatskin stuffed with hay. The new generation is happy to continue this rough-and-tumble game.

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The village of Ken Aral, 15 km west of the town of Talas. On a plateau framed by mountains, riders thunder across the playing field kicking up clouds of dust as they battle for an opportunity to score a goal in a rough-and-tumble game of Kok Boru.

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A game of Kok Boru in the village of Taldy-Bulak. Breaking away from the pack, a rider races toward the tai kazan (goal) then stops abruptly within a few meters and hurls the 20 kg carcass into the air. The sheer power and momentum generated propel the goat into the goal.

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A two-day tournament in Sovietskoe (Karakol region) that brought together nine teams ends with an award ceremony. Perched on their horses, exhausted and covered in mud after five hours of play, two riders whose shirts display the symbol of Kok Boru, wait to receive their trophies.

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Kyzart village, Naryn region. Drone view of a Kok Boru playing field and the circular goal or tai kazan. Clouds of dust and the white carcass indicate that a player has just scored by landing the goat in the goal. The tai kazan (one at each end of the field) is 4.4 meters in diameter and 1.2 meters high surrounded by tires to cushion the impact of the horses that are trained to slam into them.

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A game of Kok Boru in the village of Sovietkoe 40 km from Karakol. Holding a kamchy (horsewhip) between his teeth, a rider has snatched the heavy carcass off the ground and races across the snow-covered field toward the tai kazan (goal) chased by an opposing player who loses his balance trying to grab the goat.

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In the village of Kok Kashat, 30 km east of Talas, a group of children hone their Kok Boru skills. Boys start learning the game as early as five years old, but instead of horses, they ride donkeys and play with a goatskin pillow stuffed with hay that weighs about 2 kg. Here a young rider lifts the imitation goat from the ground.

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A game of Kok Boru in the village of Sovietkoe in the region of Karakol. Nine teams participate in a two-day tournament organized in honor of Azamat, a renowned trainer from the village of Sovietkoe. Before play begins, the riders crouch next to their horses in front of the Kungey Ala-Too mountains and listen to a speech given in memory of their dear friend.

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A few riders are practising on a field covered with fresh snow near the rock formation of Jeti-Oguz (Seven Bulls). Jeti-Ögüz is a protected geological area located in the province of Issyk-Kul. Three kids are standing in the goal (tai Kazan) watching the action.

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A game of Kok Boru in the village of Tash Kya near Karakol. Holding a kamchy (horsewhip) between his teeth, a rider has snatched the heavy carcass off the ground and secured it under his leg leaving his hands free to steer his horse and fend off competitors. He races across the snow-covered field toward the tai kazan (goal) chased by opposing players.

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A game of Kok Boru in the village of Tash Kya near Karakol. When he realizes that his horse is unable to stop, a quick-thinking rider releases the goat secured under his leg, secures the kamchy (horsewhip) between his teeth, and holds on as the horse jumps over the goal.

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A game of Alaman-Ulak is played in a fairy tale winter landscape in Arslanbob. More than 100 players fight for the goat, which after five hours of play is fully tenderized and ready for cooking by the winning team. The custom in this village is to remove the entrails of the goat, put 1 kg of salt inside the body, and sew it closed before the start of the game.

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A game of Kok Boru organized by a man named Tolik to celebrate his 60th birthday near the village of Arslanbob. At an altitude of 1900 meters, on a snow-covered field in the shadow of Brown Hill Mountain (2640 meters). The surrounding mountains are camouflaged by thick fog creating a scene reminiscent of a 16th century Flemish winter landscape painting.

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A game of Kok Boru organized by a man named Tolik to celebrate his 60th birthday near the village of Arslanbob. At an altitude of 1900 meters, on a snow-covered field in the shadow of Brown Hill Mountain (2640 meters), the game is an opportunity for the riders to showcase their horses to potential buyers.

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Tash Kya village near Karakol. The tai kazan (one at each end of the field) is 4.4 meters in diameter and 1.2 meters high surrounded by tires to cushion the impact of the horses that are trained to slam into them. There are many strategies to prevent scoring points, and both men and horses wrestle at the edge of the goal pulling the carcass in all directions.

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A game of Kok Boru in the village of Sovietkoe in the region of Karakol. The participants congratulate each other at the end of a particularly tough semi-final game played in -7°C. The light from behind captures the steam rising off the horses’ backs and blowing through their flared nostrils. Nine teams participated in a two-day tournament organized in honor of Azamat, a renowned trainer from the village of Sovietkoe.

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In the village of Ken Aral, 15 km west of the town of Talas. The captain of the winning team in the village’s final match, poses with his individual medal. His team will advance to the regional finals.

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In the village of Uzgen, Osh region, more than 170 horses (in this picture) and men wearing the classic Soviet tank hat or a Kyrgyz tebetei hat, push and shove each other with dexterity and endurance in fearless combat as they fight for possession of a young 60 kg bull. Itin Bietov Jildizbek, a wealthy local man, has organized a massive game of Alaman-Ulak to celebrate the 13th birthday of his son Cherniaz. Thousands of riders have come to compete for the prizes he is offering throughout the day; 10 horses, 10 yaks, 10 camels, and the grand prize of the final game, a Lada brand car.

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In the village of Kyzyl-Oy, ten riders gather for the rituals before the start of a game. The goat is decapitated and its hooves removed in preparation for play. In the foreground, a man wearing a kalpak, a typical Kyrgyz felt hat, leads the group in the traditional prayer.

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In the village of Kyzyl-Oy, with the head of the goat fastened to his saddle, a player joins his friends after the game.

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A game of Kok Boru in the village of Taldy-Bulak. A rider throws the goat into the tai kazan (goal). The men share great respect for the sacrificed animal despite the roughness of the action. The origins of this legendary game lie somewhere between nomads hunting or defending their livestock against predatory wolves, to men and horses honing their fighting skills.

ALAIN

SCHROEDER

Belgian photojournalist Alain Schroeder (b.1955) has been working in the industry for over four decades; first as a sports photographer in the 80s, then shooting book assignments and editorial pieces in art, culture, and human interest stories. In 2013, he uprooted his life, trading-in his shares in Reporters, to pursue life on the road with a camera.

Schroeder now travels the world shooting stories focusing on social issues, people and their environment. «I am not a single shot photographer. I think in series,» he says adding, «I strive to tell a story in 10-15 pictures, capturing the essence of an instant with a sense of light and framing.» He has won many international awards including Dodho, Nikon Japan, Nikon Belgium, Felix-Shoeller, TPOTY, Istanbul Photo, Days Japan, Trieste Photo, PX3, IPA, MIFA, BIFA, PDN, the Fence, Lens Culture, Siena, POYI and World Press Photo.

I like to tell stories in a personal, visual way. In Belgium, we have a background of surrealist artists (Magritte, Delvaux) plus the strong influence of the French and Spanish surrealists (Ernst, Dali, …) . They definitely shaped the way I see things. Documentary photographer for 40 years and 25 years as the director of Reporters, one of the leading Belgian photo agencies, have definitively fashioned my approach to photography. I’m most interested in the in-depth reporting of stories relating to people and their environment. Various cultures, modes of living, rituals and customs fascinate me. My work is a mixture of photojournalism, contemporary documentary influenced by my Belgian heritage.

Interview with Alain Schroeder | Dodho Magazine 

EXHIBITIONS

ALAIN SCHROEDER

2021

Sharjah-UAE – 5th annual Xposure International Photography Festival

Sharjah-UAE -Group exhibition for 1st prize Xposure 2021 (UAE) in Photojournalism category with the Orangutans

Sharjah-UAE -Group exhibition with World Press Photo for Saving Orangutans series (1st prize single and stories)

Sharjah-UAE -Group exhibition with Siena Awards for Grandma Divers series (3rd prize stories)

Sharjah-UAE -Group exhibition with TPOTY for Saving Orangutans series ( 1st prize Endangered Planet)

2020

Hyderabad-India – Grandma Divers is exhibiting as part of the Portrait of Humanity 2020 Global Tour, in Hyderabad, India, between 12 November and 13 December 2020,

Budapest-Hungary – Grandma Divers is exhibiting as part of the Portrait of Humanity 2020 Global Tour, on show at Capa Center until 11 October 2020

Istanbul – Turkey – Exhibition of the Istanbul Photo Awards 2020, at Ankara High-Speed Train Station, Turkey, October 22, 2020, with 3rd prize in News Category, series Saving Orangutans

Trieste – Italy – Exhibition during the Trieste Photo Days 2020 of the 3 Korean series in the Oriental Museum in Trieste at the Civico Museo d’Arte Orientale; Kim City in North Korea, Taekwando in North Korea, Grandma Divers in South Korea

Siena – Italy – Exhibition at Chiostro Basilica di San Domenico in Siena, during Siena Awards October 2020 with 2nd Place Storyboard Saving Orangutans,

Moscow – Russia – Exhibition featuring the Category Winners of the 2020 MIFA photography in Moscow, Bumazhniy passage 14 p. 2, September 2020

Amsterdan  – World Press exhibition in Amsterdam with the series Saving Orangutans

Helsinki Finland – Exhibition with the series Saving Orangutans. The National Museum hosts from July 7 to September 30 the Helsinki Photo Festival. The museum will become the main hub of this year’s festival, hosting the main outdoor exhibition, the Nordic Village. In The National Museum’s Summer Yard the Nordic village exhibition will be featuring works of emerging Finnish and Nordic artists. The works of the festival’s open call winners will be displayed on the wall on Museokatu and Töölönkatu.

2019

Lisbon Portugal  – PEP Photographic Exploration Project) exhibition « Public Space » in Lisbon from November 16 to December 12, 2019 with the series Kim City (10 pictures) 

Trieste, Italy – Exhibition of the series Kim City at Trieste Photo Days, Urban 2019 (1st prize for Projects & Portfolios and best author) 

Siena, Italy – Solo Exhibition with the series Grandma Divers (3rd place in the storyboard category) in the garden of Area Verde Camollia, 85 via del Romitorio, 4 – Siena

Lugano-Switzerland – Exhibition October 12-27 in Lugano with the series Saving Orangutans (1 st prize Wildlife and Nature category and overall winner at Lugano Photo Days 2019. 

Barcelona – Exhibition OF THE 13TH POLLUX AWARDS winners. As the overall winner of the Pollux Award in the Professional Section, solo exhibition in Barcelona – October 7-27, 2019 – at the FotoNostrum Gallery with the series Grandma Divers, Kim City, Taekwando North Korea Style and Saving Orangutans

Tbilissi, Georgia – Projection with the series Saving Orangutans at Tbilisi Photo Festival September 2019 – Projection with the series Saving Orangutans at Visa pour l’image, September 2019 

Perpignan, France – Exhibition at the Indian Photography Festival 2019 in Hyderabad September 19 – October 20, 2019 with the series Saving Orangutans 

San Francisco – San Francisco Bay International Photography Competition exhibition at ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, California, during the Month of Photography in September – 1st prize Portfolio Awards with two series, Grandma Divers and Saving Orangutans and 2nd Place Gold Award with Grandma Divers 

Paris- Annual Exhibition Paris Photo Prize Exhibition at the “Espace Beaurepaire” from July 9th – 14th, 2019 – PX3 »LE PRIX DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE DE PARIS” 2019 “State of the World” 2019, Grand Prize Winner with the series Grandma Divers 

Florida- In June the 2019 International Photography Competition exhibition at the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts in Tampa – www.FMoPA.org with the series Saving Orangutans and the series Taekwando North Korea Style 

Moscow- MIFA 2019 Winner’s Exhibition in Moscow with the series Saving Orangutans and the series Grandma Divers
at the annual MIFA Exhibition at the Moscow Photocenter (Gogolevsky Boulevard, 8) from June 19 to June 23, 2019 

Australia- Head On Portrait Prize 2019 slideshow with the series Miracle Mud screened alongside the Head On Portrait Prize exhibition at the Head On Photo Festival Hub at Paddington Town Hall between May 4– 19. 

Mila, Italia- Exhibition of the series Kushti at StreetPhoto Milano in via Bergognone, 34 in Milan, May 16-19, 2019, as the winner of the series competition at the Miami Street Photography Festival (MSPF) 

Porto Alegre- Brazil – Top 20 in FestFoto Call 2019, the series, Who will save the Rohingyas will be presented in one collective digital show during FestFoto 2019 (April 27 to May 26), at Fundação Ibere Camargo in Porto Alegre. 

Bulgaria – Sofia – 10th International PHODAR BIENNIAL 2019: group exhibition between Apr 18 – May 20, 2019 with the series Who will save the Rohingyas? 

Amsterdam – Photo contest Sinchi Foundation – exhibition with the first place series Kid Jockeys,
Framing indigenous cultures// 2019 Photo Exhibition & Reflections at renowned Amsterdam venue Pakhuis de Zwijger. 

2018

Miami, USA- Exhibition at Miami Street Photography Festival (MSPF) December 6th – 9th during Art Basel, as 1st prize winner of the Series competition with the series Kushti in addition to an extended exhibit at HistoryMiami’s Center for Photography

Simferopol, Crimea- Winners Exhibition from MIFA (The Moscow International Foto Awards)  from December 12 to December 26, 2018 at the Crimean Republican Universal Scientific Library will feature the Category Winners of the 2018 MIFA photography contest

Vilnius, Lithuania- Exhibition of the series Kid Jockeys during the 12th International Festival of Photojournalism Vilnius Photo Circle Photographers Weekend from November 30 – December 2, 2018 ; the best ten  ‘Circle of Life’ contest stories will be exhibited during the Festival and published

in the Photo Circle journal and are (in alphabetical order): Fatemeh Behboudi, Fabio Bucciarelli, Leonardo Carrato, Cristina Cosmano, Sandra Hoyn,

Evgeny Makarov, Olivier Papegnies, Camillo Pasquarelli, Maurizio Di Pietro, Alain Schroeder.

Dubai, UAE- Xposure International Photography Festival in Dubai from 10th November 2018. Travel Photographer of the Year is holdind an exhibition of 50 of the most popular images from the first 15 years of the awards

Sharjah, UAE- Xposure event in Sharjah from 21th-24th November 2018. Travel Photographer of the Year is holdind an exhibition of 50 of the  most popular images from the first 15 years of the awards

Roma, Italy-  Loosenart International Group Exhibition in Roma at Millepiani Gallery, 13–22 November 2018

Trieste, Italy-   Urban Photo Awards, winners exhibition will be held in Photoscaglia Studio in Trieste, series Brick Prison has won 1st place in Portfolio category

Barcelona, Spain-   exibition of 2 series during the 5th Biennal of Fine Art and Documentary Photography, October 4-21, Barcelona, as winner of the 10th Pollux Awards

Berlin, Germany-  One of the 10 Winnners of PhotoWerkBerlin Street Projections 2018, Berlin. PhotoWerkBerlin brings Street Photography back to the streets through nocturnal photo-projections in the heart of Berlin and shown on the main boulevard of Berlin, the Kurfürstendamm, from September 28th to November 25th, 2018. This project is an official part of the European Month of Photography Berlin.

Moskow, Russia- 2018 Winners Exhibition from MIFA (The Moscow International Foto Awards)  from September 19 – 22, 2018 at Photocenter, Moscow, Gogolevsky Boulevard, 8, will feature the Category Winners of the 2018 MIFA photography contest

Pingyao, China- Head On Photo Festival will exhibit selected finalists from Head On Photo Awards as part of The 18th Pingyao International Photography Festival (PIP) in China from 19-25 September 2018

Hyderabad, India-   exibition of the series “Living for Death” during The Indian Photography Festival in Hyderabad, at The Gallery of Fine Art from Sept. 6 till Oc.t 9, 2018

Athens, Greece-   solo exibition of 36 pictures at Blank Wall Gallery, September 14 – 27

Perpignan, France –   Screening of the series Kid Jockeys on Monday evening September 3, 2018 at the Campo Santo in Perpignan during the 30th edition of the International Festival of Photojournalism, « Visa pour l’Image – Perpignan

Chania, Crete-   group exhibition at the Chania Photo Festival from 28 August until 5 September

France, Arles-  Herisson Gallery solo exhibition with the Kushti series from July 16 – 22, in Arles rue de la liberté 28, during the Arles Photo Festival

Paris, France- Px3 – Prix de La Photographie Paris, group exhibition “The State of the World”  at the Espace Beaurepaire, Paris, starting on July 11th, with the series “Brick Prison”

Alghero, Italy, Aspa- 1st place of the category Travel with the series Kid Jockeys and exhibition all the winning works of the ASPAwards contest

from June 1 – 10 June at the former Civic market

Sydney, Australia- Head On Photo Festival 2018, Festival Hub, Paddington Town Hall, exhibition in May 2018 with the series Living for Death,

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  – Group Exhibition: the Best 60 Photographs of the World. With 2 series; Kid Jockeys and Brick Prison, Whitebox gallery @PUBLIKA, 26 April-29 April 2018

UK, London, TPOTY- Traveler Photographer of the Year, 1st place, TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR EXHIBITION at LONDON BRIDGE CITY, outdoor exhibition in the heart of the City, runs from 30 March – 29 April, across the Thames from the Tower of London. 140 images will go on display

Spain, Barcelona- Pollux awards, 1st place, exhibition from April 10 until April 28, 2018 at the Gallery Valid Foto in Barcelona, with the Kushti series

Greece, Athens- Blank Wall Gallery, group exhibition  titled “Monochrome” with the winning picture Sculpture from Varanasi, from February 23nd until March 8

Greece, Athens- Blank Wall Gallery, group exhibition  titled “Fine Art” with the winning picture Kalari, from February 2nd until February 15

2017

Japan, Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolitan Theater, 5-10 December, 2017, the work of TIFA winners (2nd place Editorial-Photo Essay Professional with the series Living for Death and 2nd place with the series Living for Death and 2nd place Events-Sport Professional with the series Kushti, are projected together with IPA Best of show (USA, New York, IPA, International Photography Awards, 1st place Professional, Editorial, Photo Essay and Feature Story with the series Living for Death, 1st place Professional, Editorial, Sports with the series Kushti, 2nd place Professional, Event, Traditions and Cultures with the series Living for Death), 

India, Mumbai, Nikon Photo Contest 2016-2017 Photo Exhibition, November 21 to November 30, 2017 at National Centre for the Performing Arts, with the series “Who will save the 

France, Paris, Nikon Photo Contest 2016-2017 Photo Exhibition, November 9 to November 13, 2017 at Salon de la Photo, with the series “Who will save the Rohingya?”

USA, New York, IPA, International Photography Awards, the IPA 2017 Best of Show group exhibition – opening on the 28th of October at Splashlight Studios in New York, Living for 

England, Renaissance photography, 2nd place for the series Living for Death. Exhibition 10th – 21st October 2017 at Getty Images Gallery, London

Czech Republic, Prague, Nikon Photo Contest 2016-2017 Photo Exhibition, September 30 to October 30, 2017 at Nikon Photo Gallery, with the series “Who will save the Rohingya?” 

India, Delhi, Nikon Photo Contest 2016-2017 Photo Exhibition, November 1 to November 12, 2017 at All India Fine Arts & Crafts Society

China, Guangzhou, Nikon Photo Contest 2016-2017 Photo Exhibition, October 6 to October 31, 2017 at Nikon Plaza Guangzhou, with the series “Who will save the Rohingya?” 

Germany, Osnabruck, Exhibition 15 October 2017 to 25 February 2018 in the Museum of Cultural History in the city of Osnabrück for Photojournalism/Editorial Photography, 1st 

Japan, Tokyo, First prize Open Award Nikon Photo Contest 2016-2017, Photo Exhibition in Tokyo at Nikon Plaza Shinjuku, THE GALLERY in October, 2017, with the series “Who will save the Rohingya?” 

Italy, Siena – Siena International Photo Awards Exhibition from October 29th to November 30th 2017 with the series Living for Death and “Who will save the Rohingya?” 

Germany, Berlin, The Independent Photographer Annual group Exhibition from the 4th to the 9th of October, at Eigenheim Gallery in Berlin

China, Beijing, Nikon Photo Contest 2016-2017 Photo Exhibition, September 7 to September 30, 2017 at Nikon Plaza Beijing, with the series “Who will save the Rohingya?” Greece, Athens, Travel group exhibition in Blank Wall Gallery from September 22 until October 5 

Spain, Barcelona, finalist of the FC Barcelona Photo Awards with the Kalari series, group exhibition at the Camp Nou

Japan, Tokyo, Nikon Photo Contest 2016-2017 Photo Exhibition, July 24 to September 30, 2017 at Nikon Museum, with the series “Who will save the Rohingya?” 

Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, group exhibition on 9 – 19 September in Kuala Lumpur, at the Whitebox gallery, PUBLIKA, with the series Living for Death

China, Shanghai, Nikon Photo Contest 2016-2017 Photo Exhibition, August 8 to August 31, 2017 at Nikon Plaza Shanghai, with the series “Who will save the Rohingya?” 

France, Arles, Voies Off Festival in Arles, projections at the Cour de l’Archevêché in July 2017 as a finalist of the Lens Culture contest street photography with the series Dreamland 

Moscow, Exhibition at Photo Center Gogolevsky, 22 July-22 August 2017, 1st place of the Mifa photo contest with the series “Who will save the Rohingya?”

Belgium, Overpelt, group exhibition from June till September as finalist of the Foto Festival Lens op de Mens with 5 pictures

Greece, Athens, Blank Wall Gallery, group exhibition from 23 June until 6 July at the exhibition titled “Portraits in B&W”, Long Neck woman in Myanmar 

Brazil, Porto Alegre, FestFoto Brazil 2017, group exhibition as a finalist of the Lens Culture contest street photography with the series Dreamland

Poland, Krakow,Krakow Photomonth Festival, group exhibition as a finalist of the Lens Culture contest street photography with the series Dreamland

Spain, Valencia, PhotOn Festival International Festival of Photojournalism, group exhibition as a finalist of the Lens Culture contest street photography with the series Dreamland 

Spain, Barcelona, Art Photo Barcelona Festival, group exhibition as a finalist of the Lens Culture contest street photography with the series Dreamland

USA, Los Angeles, The Los Angeles Festival of Photography, group exhibition as a finalist of the Lens Culture contest street photography with the series Dreamland

Ukraine, Odessa/Batumi Photo Days Festival 2017, group exhibition as a finalist of the Lens Culture contest street photography with the series Dreamland
England, Derby, FORMAT International Photography Festival, group exhibition as a finalist of the Lens Culture contest street photography with the series Dreamland

Greece, Athens, Blank Wall Gallery, group Exhibition Monochrome 31 March – 13 April 2017, winning black and white picture Kushti

Australia, Sydney, Head On Portrait Prize group exhibition 2017, portrait category
USA, Month of Photography Denver, group exhibition as finalist of the Lens Culture contest street photography with the series Dreamland

Brazil, Tiradentes, Tiradentes Photo Festival, group exhibition as a finalist of the Lens Culture contest street photography with the series Dreamland

India, Mumbai, FOCUS Photography Festival Mumbai, group exhibition as a finalist of the Lens Culture contest street photography with the series Dreamland

Japan, Tokyo, Tokyo international Foto Awards (TIFA), exhibition at OWADA Gallery, Shibuya Tokyo of the Award winning series Living for Death and Kushti 

2016

USA, San Francisco, CA, Cameraworks gallery, group exhibition finalist of Lens Culture Street Photography Awards 2016, Nov. 16-19, – series Dreamland Italy, Trieste Photo Days – Expo Festival Della Fotografia Urbana – 28-29-30 Oct, Aquedotto, Kushti series12 photos

USA, New York – Agora Art Gallery, Chelsea – exhibition for the 31st Chelsea International Fine Art Competition, www.agora-gallery.com

Germany, Munich, group exhibition called Out of the city at Atelier Alen, from 22 Sept till 3 Oct 2016, with pictures from Myanmar, Inle 

France, Narbonne – Sportfolio Festival – exhibition of Kushti series 16 photos, 

Greece, Athens – 3 exhibitions at the Blank Wall Gallery

Croatia, Porec – solo exhibition of the Kushti series – 12 pictures – in July and August

Germany, Munich, Atelier Alen, Exhibition We Love People, opening August 24, 2016 – 1st place Best of Show with Kushti, www.atelier-alen.com USA – The Fence – Outdoor exhibition in 5 US cities, Boston, Brooklyn, Atlanta, Houston, Santa Fe – Dreamland series 

Greece, Athens, Blank Wall Gallery, group exhibition called Color, with pictures from Myanmar, Monks in Bagan, 2 July till 15 July 2016

USA, Los Angeles, 1650 Gallery, group exhibition Streetscapes, June 2016, with Sri Lankan picture Raining Vesak in Colombo

Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Travel Photographer Asia 2016, 50 best photographs of Asia, White Box Gallery, Publika, with pictures from India, Ganesh, May-June 2016 

USA, Fort Collins, Colorado, The Center for Fine Art Photography, group exhibition called Night with Dreamland picture, June 2016 

2015

France, Paris – 1 month exhibition in September-October at l’Institut du Monde Arabe – Kushti series – 20 photos

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To send it, you must compress the folder in .ZIP format and use our Wetransfer channel specially dedicated to the reception of works. Links or projects in PDF format will not be accepted. All presentations are carefully reviewed based on their content and final quality of the project or portfolio. If your work is selected for publication in the online version, it will be communicated to you via email and subsequently it will be published.
Issue #14 | September 2020
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Dodho Magazine is pleased to announce the new call for the photographers selection from all over the world that will be presented in an exceptional edition.
Deadline: Monday, November 30, 2020
Photo by ©Ryotaro Horiuchi | Japan | Issue#14
Dodho Magazine is pleased to announce the new call for the photographers selection from all over the world that will be presented in an exceptional edition.
Deadline: Monday, November 30, 2020
Photo by ©Ryotaro Horiuchi | Japan | Issue#14
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Dodho Magazine is pleased to announce the new call for the photographers selection from all over the world that will be presented in an exceptional edition.
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Deadline: Monday, November 30, 2020
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To send it, you must compress the folder in .ZIP format and use our Wetransfer channel specially dedicated to the reception of works. Links or projects in PDF format will not be accepted. All presentations are carefully reviewed based on their content and final quality of the project or portfolio. If your work is selected for publication in the online version, it will be communicated to you via email and subsequently it will be published.
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