MARTIN GUY, WINNER OF THE ECONOMY CATEGORY@ Guy Martin
Guy Martin was born in 1983 in England and graduated in documentary photography from the University of Wales. One of his first personal projects, a documentation of the border region between Turkey and Northern Iraq, won him the Guardian and Observer Hodge Award for young photographers. Since then he has followed the revolutions sweeping through the Middle East and North Africa. In April 2011, he was severely injured in the Libyan town of Misrata while covering the siege of the city. His work has appeared in many international newspapers and magazines. He also has been exhibited in London, Falmouth and at the St. Brieuc PhotoReporter Festival.