Posts Tagged ‘Laos’

Van Houtryve Wins at POYi, with Help from Crowd Funding

Posted by on Friday February 17, 2012 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

Tomas van Houtryve, whose “Behind the Curtains” photo essay has won this year’s World Understanding Award at POYi, completed the eight-year project with the help of money he raised through the crowd-funding site Emphas.is. We don’t know if this is the first crowd-funded project to win a major award, but we’re pretty sure it won’t... More