Mila Teshaieva


Year of Winning Submission: 2016

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Mila Teshaieva, born in 1974 in Ukraine, uses photography as a long form of storytelling. Her work has received multiple awards, including first prize in NPPA Best of Photojournalism 2010 and Critical Mass Book Award 2013, and has been exhibited in Haggerty Museum of Art, Blue Sky Gallery and Museum Art of West Coast. She is the author of three monographs: InselWesen, Faces and Stories of Entrepreneurs and Promising Waters.

Winning Story: Azerbaijan