Honorable Mention TIFA 2021 Fine Art / Other


  • Photographer
    Harry Fisch
  • Agency / Studio
    Nomad Photo Expeditions
  • Photo Date

Memory is tinted with the haze of time and instantly becomes a vehicle of subjectivity. Being there and capturing the image, only testifies about the image itself, not the interpretation of the circumstance of the image. Memory is a record of the past. And the past is reconstructed through fantasy, narrative, and myth. Our identities are painstakingly constructed, fine-tuned, and transformed. Identities are built. Cultural identities, as well as the past “objectivity”, are both constructed, and change over time with our experience, history, social progress and knowledge of the world.

Harry Fisch has been a photographer for more years than he cares to remember. He has photographically documented more than 40 countries through which he has traveled. Winner of the 2012 World National Geographic Photo Contest (places), and later disqualified, his work has deserved several awards: Two Jury Awards in 2014 at the Grand Prix de la Découverte, finalist in the Sony 2012 World Photo Awards, and selected in 2010 by Photoespaña—possibly the most prestigious Spanish photographic event—in the section “Discoveries”. His work has also been published, among other publications, in “La Lettre