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Youngdon Jung wins Portfolio 15

By 24/07/2015March 24th, 2016News

Image, Left to Right: Festival Director, Angel Luis Gonzalez Fernandez; Youngdon Jung, winner of Portfolio 15, and Korean Ambassador in Dublin Hae-yun Park at the opening of JIGEUM, where the official announcement was made.

Youngdon Jung names winner of Portfolio 15 at the official opening of JIGEUM, at South Studios - presenting emerging artists from South Korea in print and photobooks

We are delighted to announce the winner of Portfolio 15, as selected by the portfolio reviewers this year. The winner is:


Youngdon Jung


PhotoIreland Festival’s International Portfolio Reviews represent a unique opportunity for emerging artists worldwide to highlight new photographic projects and meet with international professionals to further their careers. Christiane Peschek, winner of Portfolio 14, will be offered a solo exhibition in PhotoIreland Festival 2016.


The Reviewers included:

The international portfolio reviewers this year are:

Beate Cegielska, Director, Galleri Image, Aarhus, Denmark.
Chiara Capodici and Fiorenza Pinna, 3/3, on behalf of Fotoleggendo, Rome, Italy.
Claire Monneraye, Curator, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, Australia.
Dieter Neubert, Director, Fotobook Festival, Kassel, Germany.
Erik Vroons, Chief Editor, GUP Magazine, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Hannah Watson, Director, TJ Boulting gallery & Trolley Books, London, UK.
Heidi Romano, Director Photobook Melbourne, Editor UYW, Melbourne, Australia.
Malcolm Dickson, Director, Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow, UK.
Manik Katyal, Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Emaho Magazine, New Delhi, India.
Moritz Neumüller, Chair of the Board & Curatorial Advisor, PhotoIreland.
Stacey Baker, Photo Editor, The New York Times Magazine, NY, USA.


Aisling McCoy, Anna Katharina Zeitler, Aoife Shanahan, Bogdan Andrei Bordeianu, Brian Paul Cregan, Cait Fahey, Chankyu Kim, Charles-Frederick Oullet, Conor McMahon, Dara McGrath, David Greene, Diarmait Grogan, Diego Saldiva, Eamonn Farrell, Eric van Kamnen, Ethna O’Regan, Frank Brennan, Hyungsik Kim, Jaeyeon Kim, Jamin Keogh, Kelsey Lennon, Kymberly Dunne-Fleming, Laura-Jean Byrne, Martina Juliana Gascon Byrne, Natalia Marzec, Paulo Martins, Peter Evers, Rachael McArthur, Robert Ellis, Sarah Flynn, Seamus Travers, Sean Breithaupt, Taejoong Kim, Taejun Yoon, Tina Caffrey, Violeta Ariaga Sanchez, Virginia Rota, Youngdun Jung.


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