Hosam Katan, Winner of the Emerging Talent Award 2017. Photo by Dustin Janczewski.

Born in Aleppo in 1994, Syrian photographer Hosam Katan documents the horrific consequences of the civil war in the city that was once his home. He also shows the courage and inventiveness of citizens of the war-torn city in their daily battle for survival. With his series ‘Living with War’ Hosam Katan won the category ‘Best Work by an Emerging Photographer’. Katan was wounded by a sniper in Syria in 2015 and is now studying photojournalism in Hanover, Germany. Please click here for the video interview.