Winner of BPF OPEN16 Young Photographers Announced

Posted 3 November

(image: Loves Consumption by Aliyah Otchere, winner of OPEN16 Young Photographers)

We are delighted to announce that Aliyah Otchere is the winner of the OPEN16 Young Photographers for her photograph Loves Consumption.

Aliyah was one of 20 young people aged 14-18 who were selected to exhibit at Phoenix Brighton during Brighton Photo Fringe 2016. The 20 finalists and winner were selected by a panel of photography industry professionals: Jamie Brett (Youth Culture Archive), Juliette Buss (Learning & Participation Curator, Photoworks), Rachel Gillies (Lecturer, University of Brighton), Ewen Spencer (photographer) & Clare Strand (photographer).

The winner receives a £100 print voucher from our sponsors Metro Imaging – London’s pro lab – as well as a portfolio review with a professional photographer.

The finalists of the OPEN16 Young Photographers were:

Aeyesha Cundy, 15
Aliyah Otchere, 16
Ashleigh Fisk, 18
Cain Suleyman, 17
Caleb Yule, 18
Clare Cornwell, 17
Eleanor Rankin, 17
Emily Carter, 17
Gemma Worrall, 17
Isaac Kennedy, 18
Jasper Fell-Clark, 17
Jessica Dam, 15
Josie Hunt, 17
Lola-Mia Gurr
Madeleine Stryczynska
Maisie Osis, 17
Pia-Grace Homshaw, 17
Scott Howard
Shennese Wallace, 17
Xena-Louise Gould, 17

Full details of the OPEN16 Young Photographers here.

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