"LOVE" - Photometria Awards 2017

Subject: LOVE
1-30.4.2017

Competition "LOVE" 2017

PHOTOGRAPHERS/ Robert Knoth

Its Kale/May 2011

Robert Knoth began his career as a photojournalist in 1993. Throughout the 90ties he covered many of the conflict zones in Africa, Asia and the Balkans.
Over the years his work has been widely publicized in international magazines as New York Times, Der Spiegel, Sydney Morning Herald, La Repubblica, Sunday Telegraph Magazine, amongst many.
In recent years he has been working on long term projects as an autonomous documentary photographer. In his work he always like to show the complexity of various social-economical or political issues and the effects it has on the daily life of ordinary people.
The project Certificate no. 000358/, a book about the long term effects of 4 major nuclear disasters in the former Soviet Union, has won him much international acclaim. The work has been shown to a wide audience in more than 70 places around the world, including the Moscow House of Photography, Place Des Arts in Montreal, Oxo Gallery in London, Museum for Contemporary Art in Kiev and the International Photo Festival in Ping Yao.
Throughout his career Robert Knoth has won numerous awards, including two awards at World Press Photo in 2000 and 2006.
He frequently gives workshops or lectures or takes part in debates about photography. Some of the places in past years are: School of Arts/New York University, State Media Department Beijing, Australian Center for Photography in Sydney, Fotopub Slovenia, Griffith University in Brisbane and University of Technology in Sydney.
Knot is currently working on a book in which he follows the trail of Afghan heroin on its way to Europe and the impact it has in over a dozens countries. The book is scheduled to be published in 2012.

www.robertknoth.com