Belgian photographer Max Pinckers is awarded first prize in this year's Photographic Museum of Humanity competition
Max Pinckers has won first prize in the Photographic Museum of Humanity 2014 contest. 25-year-old Pinckers, who was one of BJP’s ’Ones To Watch’ in January last year, won the $2000 prize for his series, Will They Sing Like Raindrops or Leave Me Thirsty, which ruminates on love and marriage in India.
Of Pinckers’s work jury member Alec Soth said: “In Max Pinckers’ brilliantly rendered photographs, all the world’s a stage and Pinckers is the stage director. But like the best theatre, what matters in Pinckers’ pictures isn’t the technique behind the theatrics, but the comic drama of humanity.”