O AUTORU/ABOUT

igor-coko

 

Igor Čoko rođen je 1975. godine u Kninu, Hrvatska. Živi i radi u Beogradu. Po obrazovanju je diplomirani etnolog – antropolog.
Iz perspektive vizuelnog antropologa, kroz dokumnentarnu i uličnu fotografiju istražuje senzibilitet ljudi, uličnog života i života
stigmatizovanih grupa . Urednik je digitalnog magazina za uličnu i dokumentarnu fotografiju “Grain” .  Do sada je svoje radove
izlagao na samostalnim i grupnim izložbama u Srbiji, Hrvatskoj, Makedoniji, Francuskoj, Španiji, Italiji, Portugalu, Rumuniji, Albaniji,
USA, Slovačkoj, a radovi su objavljivani u vodećim medijima na prostoru bivše Jugoslavije i Evrope, kao i na tematskim street
photography sajtovima u svijetu.  Autor je knjiga fotografija “Subverzivna estetika ulice: Prizori raskošne stvarnosti” i “Iza rešetaka:
Život osuđenika iz Okružnog zatvora u Beogradu”, te e booka “Trapped: Hell is round the corner” na engleskom jeziku.
Nagrade:
  Glavna nagrada u kategoriji  “Život reportaža” za seriju fotografija “Karaburma”, Press Photo Srbija, 2017.
8. Međunarodna izložba fotografija “Fokus” – Drugo mesto za fotografiju iz serijala “Iza rešetaka”, Fier, Albanija, 2017.
22. Međunarodni festival reportaže i medija “Interfer Zlatna Nika” – Drugo mesto za serijal “Iza rešetaka”, Beograd, 2017.
Najbolja fotografija iz serije “Prizori raskošne stvarnosti” na konkursu “Moj Beograd”, Singidunum galerija, 2017.
Posebna pohvala za seriju fotografija “Zatvor”, Rovinj Photo days festival, Rovinj, Hrvatska, 2017.
  Glavna nagrada u kategoriji  “Život reportaža” za seriju fotografija “Zatvor”, Press Photo Srbija, 2016..
Igor Čoko was born in Knin, Croatia in 1975. He holds a degree in Ethnology and Anthropology. In his role of visual anthropologist,
he uses his camera to capture and explore the sensibility of the street life, its people and life of stigmatized social groups. He is a
editor in chief at the Grain photo magazine that showcase street and documentary photography. His photographs are published in
leading magazines and newspapers from former Yugoslavia states and Europe.  He exhibited his work in Serbia, Croatia, Macedonia,
Italy, Greece, USA, Spain, Portugal, France, Slovakia, Albania and Romania. He lives and works in Belgrade, Serbia. He s an author of
photography books “Subversive street aesthetic – Scenes from sumptuous reality”, “Living behind bars in the Belgrade County Jail”
and e book “Trapped – Hell is round the corner”.
Awards:
Press Photo Serbia 2017. first prize for the best reportage in category “Life reportage” for the story “Karaburma”.
 8th International exibition “Fokus” – 2nd place for the story “Behind bars”, Fier, Albania, 2017.
Interfer Zlatna Nika reportage festival, 22nd edition – 2nd place for the story “Behind bars”, Belgrade, 2017.
 Honorable mention by festival selector for “Behind bars” series, Rovinj Photo days festival, Rovinj, Croatia, 2017.
Best photography at  “My Belgrade” photo contest for the photo from “Scenes from sumptuous reality” series. Belgrade, 2017.
Press Photo Serbia 2016. first prize for the best reportage in category “Life reportage” for the story “Prison”.
 
 
 
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