Laura El-Tantawy, 2022 winner

2022 Winner

Jury's choice 2022

The jury 2020 was particularly impressed by the work of ten candidates among the 1102 applications received from 89 countries. Their photographs will be regularly posted on our website, every two months, and will be posted until the next edition of the prix Virginia in 2024.

Irina Shkoda (Ukraine)
Kirsty Mackay (UK)
Jyoti Shrestha (Nepal)
Yu Hirai (Japan)
Laura Chen (Netherlands)
Priya Kambli (united states)
Tori Ferenc (Poland)
Ke Sun (China)
Lee-Ann Olwage (South Africa)

Ela Polkowska (Poland)

The Jury chose to give a Special mention to a early-career body of work to Penny Wolin for Guest Register.
Created in 1975 when Penny was twenty-one the work was published by Crazy Woman Creek Press in september 2022

Jury’s choice n°1

Irina Shkoda

Jury’s choice n°2

Kirsty Mackay

Jury’s choice n°3

Jyoti Shrestha

Jury’s choice n°4

Yu Hirai

Jury’s choice n°5

Laura Chen

Jury’s choice n°6

Priya Kambli

Jury’s choice n°7

Tori Ferenc

Jury’s choice No.8

Ke Sun

Jury’s choice No.9

Lee-Ann Olwage

Jury’s choice No.10

Ela Polkowska

Special mention

Penny Wolin

2022 ceremony

2022 Jury

Prix Virginia 2022 jury meeting.

Azu Nwagbogu, Founder and Director of the African Artists’ Foundation (AAF) and of the LagosPhoto Festival (Nigeria)
Yumi Goto, Independant Photography Curator and Editor, member of the World Press Photo jury in 2017 (Japan)
Marie Robert, Head curator for photography and cinema at the Musée d’Orsay (France)
Shoair Mavlian, Director of the Photographers Gallery (United-Kingdom)
Sylvia Schildge, President and founder of the Prix Virginia (France)
Antonio Carloni, President and founder of the Prix Virginia (France)
Krzysztof Candrowicz, Founder and Director of the Fotofestiwal, the Foundation of Visual Education and the Lodz Art Center (Poland)