Best art of 2013 Cover Art of the Year Winner “An Indian adventure” by Dirk Schlottmann (January) Dirk Schlottmann’s photograph for the January cover “An Indian adventure” is awarded Cover Art of the Year. The photograph features a white-bearded, sharp-glaring Indian man painted with bold gold and white — an image that is in your face. Nominees “Korea’s dying students” by James Kim (September) “Dear Korea, I still don’t have AIDS” by James Little (April)
Photo of the Year Winner “The largest pilgrimage in the world” by Dirk Schlottmann (January) The cover feature of the January issue is awarded Photo of the Year. “The largest pilgrimage in the world,” written and photographed by Dirk Schlottmann, portrayed religious traditions in Allahabad, India, ahead of the Kumbh Mela, when 90 million people descended upon the town for a Hindu pilgrimage. Nominees “Smacksoft: The music of discontent” by Sabrina Hill (August) “Malaysia’s cultural mosaic” by Colin Roohan (January)
Illustration of the Year
Winner “Korea’s dying students” by James Kim and Craig Stuart (September) The series of illustrations for “Korea’s dying students” by James Kim and Craig Stuart is awarded Illustration of the Year. Among the powerful images featured is that of a girl holding up her own funeral portrait, a young man struggling under the burdens of life on his back, a girl subject to bullying by her peers and another being pressured by her disappointed parents.
Nominees “The business of buying a bride” by James Kim (November) “Dear Korea, I still don’t have AIDS” by Michael Roy (April)
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