Sanja Knezevic photojournalist attending vii academy with Christopher Morris

Attending VII Academy

I am very lucky to be chosen to attend 12 weeks online Academy held by famous Christopher Morris, Agency VII photographer, and Dr. Walsh who teaches at The New School and New York University about conflict and ethic in photography.

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Grand Prix at PRESS PHOTO SRBIJA 2020

I am very honoured that this year I am winning my second Grand Prix. This time for the photo ”Trapped” taken during July protests in Belgrade. The one-week long anti-government protests caused by a high level of frustration with government measures in dealing with the Covid 19 pandemic took place in July 2020 in front of the Serbian Parliament in Belgrade. The protests were triggered by President’s announcement on reintroducing curfew which had been in place for almost two months […]

Grand Prix at Beta photo contest

I am very happy that my photo won Grand Prix – photo of the year (2019) at the regional Beta agency photo contest. Being a mother of two small boys and a photojournalist requires extra strength and dedication. It is important to always find a way not to miss important events for society and to capture the essence of it. This award is proof that women can be on surface in the photography field dominated by men. Prime Minister Ana Brnabic […]

Sanja Knezevic with her breastfeeding baby at her exhibition at the Festival Pil'Ours in France

Me, my baby and nine women photographers at the festival Pil’ours

I am very honoured to be participant at the festival Pil’Ours together with my two months old son, being among 10 female documentary photographers from different parts of the world. The festival took place at the Saint Gilles, beautiful town at the Atlantic ocean, from July 10th – July 20th. My project Kamar is exhibited at the field around windmill at Mairie de Saint Révérend. The prints will remain displayed until the August 20th, 2018.

Invitation for the Festival Pil’Ours in France

I will be one of the participants among 10 documentary women photographers from different parts of the world at the Festival Pil’Ours in France – Pays de Saint Gilles Croix de Vie. The festival with solo exhibitions will be held from June 10th till 20th, 2018.

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3rd prize for me and 1st for my son

I am very happy that the portrait of my 4 months old son Vidak, won 3rd prize at ReFoto annual contest. This year the theme was portrait.

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Judging the exhibition Press Photo Serbia

I am honoured to be part of the jury at the biggest photography competition in Serbia – Press Photo Srbija.

Publication in Vice UK

My project ”Family Matters”, is published in Vice magazine. To see the story please click here.  

My shooting spots

These photographs are taken by people on different protests who sow me climbed on different places. They researched who’s the ”mystery” girl until they find it here.