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Prof. Jojin Van Winkle's photos receive Best Digital Photography award at DigiFest Temecula 2022 Photographs from Professor Jojin Van Winkle’s multimedia work “The Destruction Project” received Best Digital Photography at 2022 DigiFest, which took place April 22-24, in Temecula, Calif.

DigiFest Temecula brings together digital media in many creative and artistic forms. This annual event is a place to learn about industry advancements, how to pursue a career in the industry, and how to incorporate digital arts into the economic culture.

In 2022, select photos from Prof. Van Winkle’s “The Destruction Project” were featured in the following exhibitions and film festivals with photography contests:

  • Best Photograph for the Stockholm Television and Film Festival (Sweden)
  • Semi-Finalist for Indie Cinema Awards (Helsinki, Finland)
  • Finalist for Angeles Documentaries (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Best Fine Arts Photography for the New York Nil Gallery (NYC)
  • Award Winner for Luminous Frames Photography Contest (København, Denmark).

In fall 2021, photos from “The Destruction Project” were selected for Los Angeles Photography Awards (USA) and Cine Circle Photography Contest (London, United Kingdom).

Prof. Van Winkle is a visual artist, filmmaker, writer, and assistant professor of art at Carthage, teaching foundations and new media. She is the program director for Carthage’s Photography and Film and New Media Program. Her research centers around the practice of listening. She exhibited large-scale installation art before working in video, film, photography, and sound.

Sponsoring Department, Office, or Organization:

Photography and Film and New Media Program, Art Department

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