ABOUT ME

Full time photographer at Economedia. Co-founder of Lens2Lens

name: Georgi Kozhuharov

personal web page: gk-photography.net

nationality: bulgarian

age:31

videographer/photographer/journalist/drone pilot/

Awards:

BG PRESSPHOTO 2014 – 1st prize for video story (short documentary about Taxim square protests in Istanbul)

BG PRESSPHOTO 2015 – 1st prize for photo essay

BG PRESSPHOTO 2014 – 1st prize for photo essay

BG PRESSPHOTO 2013 – 1st prize for my story from Aleppo

Canon Bulgaria Picture of the year 2013 – 1st prize for my story from Aleppo

Special award from European journalist association for my story from Aleppo

BG PRESSPHOTO 2012 nomination for the biggest prize

Gold medal for photojournalism – (Akademika 2011)

Canon Bulgaria 2010 (picture of the year) – nomination for the biggest prize

Shavarsh Artin 2007 for international social photography

BG PRESSPHOTO 2006 for social photography

and many others

Movies:

2015 – The war on east” – documentary movie about the war in Ukraine

2017 – Rojava diaries” – documentary movie about the city of Raqqa in Syria

Exhibits:

Modern bulgarian photography – 2017

The war on east” – 2015 (Exhibition about the war in Ukraine), Sofia, Varna, Budapest

2013 – Exhibition “Eye of the behavior – the war in Syria

Athens and the anger” – own exhibition – 2011

Akademika – 2011

PHODAR BIENNAIAL – 2011

Canon Bulgaria (pictures of the year)- 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

BG PRESSPHOTO- 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

Shavarsh Artin- 2007, 2008, 2009

My project “Six portrets of the protest” is part of exposition of Sofia city art gallery – 2014

and many others

Publications:

Dnevnik”- newspaper, „Capital”-newspaper, Reuters agency, France Press agency, Associated Press, Fotoevidence, WPPh, Deutche Welle, Amnesty international, Al-Jazeera, AJ+, National Geographic magazine, New York Times, Magazine De Nieuwe Liefde ,De Persdienst, BTV Media group, member of ABUJET and FIJET world federation of journalists and travel writers.

Workshops:

Master class for professional photojournalists and documentary photographers with prof. Kenneth Kobre – 2011

Master class with Pulitzer winner Eduard Keating – 2014

Education:

2001 – 2005 –National professional school for photography

2009 – New Bulgarian University major – photography