Erich Salomon Award Ceremony, Lectures, and Chernobyl Exhibition at Photokina
At this year's Photokina in Cologne, Germany, Gerd Ludwig will be honored with the Dr. Erich-Salomon Award, the highest lifetime achievement award in photojournalism given in Germany by the DPGh (the Germany Photographic Society, see more info here). At the award ceremony, Peter-Matthias Gaede, the former editor of German GEO Magazine will give the laudatory speech about Gerd's work. The award ceremony will take place in the Leica Hall, which will also be home to an exhibition of Gerd Ludwig's The Long Shadow of Chernobyl 20-year retrospective. Additionally, Gerd will participate in a panel discussion with the new editor of National Geographic Germany, Florian Gless, plus multiple lectures are planned. Please check back shortly for exact dates and times.