Silver / 2019 / Book / Documentary

Wee Muckers – Youth of Belfast

  • Prize
    Silver in Book/Documentary
  • Photographer
    Toby Binder
  • Credit
    Toby Binder

»If I had been born at the top of my street, behind the corrugated-iron border, I would have been British. Incredible to think. My whole idea of myself, the attachments made to a culture, heritage, religion, nationalism and politics are all an accident of birth. I was one street away from being born my ‘enemy’«. Paul McVeigh,There is a serious concern that Brexit will threaten the Peace Agreement of Northern Ireland from 1998 that ended the armed conflict between Protestant Unionists and Catholic Nationalists who live in homogeneous neighborhoods that are divided by walls till today.

Martin-Lagois-Preis 2010, Vattenfall Foto-Preis 2011, Sshortlist Henri-Nannen-Preis 2012, shortlist Alfred-Fried-Award 2014 & 2016, nomination Medienpreis der Kindernothilfe 2013 & 2015, 2nd prize Life-Framer-Award 2016, shortlist Sony World-Photo-Awards 2016, finalist Luis-Valtueña-Award 2016, HIPA-Award-Winner 2016, nomination Nannen-Preis 2017, shortlist Martin-Schoeller-Award 2017