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Profile: Marko Risović

Marko was attracted to photographic exploration of reality in his early youth. After years of experimenting, he discovered narrative power of photography as a language of socially engaged communication. For six years, he was working as photojournalist in different media outlets in Serbia. Later, he switched his interest to long term projects about various aspects of social reality. World Press Photo organization selected him to participate in Masterclass for young photographers from southeastern Europe in 2010. His work was recognized by respectable organizations. Some of these recognitions are: Press Photo Serbia - Photo of the year 2012, followed by another six Press Photo Serbia prizes in different categories in period 2010 to 2014, Status magazine award for best photography in Serbian media in 2010, Balkan Photo Fest main award in 2016, Beta photo agency Grand Prix for his work about refugees in 2016... Marko's work was published in different regional and international magazines and web editions, and presented in over fifty exhibitions. He is regular contributor to National Geographic Serbia magazine and member of ULUPUDS (Association of Serbian applied artists and designers) since 2012.

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