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Manca Juvan

Manca Juvan

Manca Juvan, born 1981 in Slovenia, has worked as a freelance photographer since 2000 when she completed her studies at the Slovene School for Photography (1996−2000). She was namedPhotographer of the Year in Slovenia for her reportage work in 2006, 2007 and 2008.

She was twice commended – in 2005 and 2006 – for her work on Afghanistan by the Slovenian Association of Journalists. She has published photographs and stories on Venezuela, Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, Nepal, Cambodia, Thailand, India, the United States, Serbia and the EU countries, among others in The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, The European Voice, Der Standard, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Chicago Tribune, National Geographic (Slovenia) and Time.com.

She was nominated for the World Press Photo' s Joop Swart Materclass in 2008. In 2004 she was chosen from 100 candidates to be one of 15 photographers to participate in a workshop sponsored by Altemus and the VII Photo Agency for young photojournalists from Eastern Europe.

She is a member of International Association of Photojournalists 'SPUTNIK photos' whose project 'At The Border' was awarded by European Cultural Foundation.