We are proud to announce that Marta Zgierska is the winner of the 2016 Daylight Photo Awards! Marta's project 'Post' is about confronting mortality prematurely while still holding dear the dreams and hopes of a more innocent existence. Zgierska will receive a $1000 cash prize and the creation of a digital feature. 
Click here to see Daylight's Digital Feature on Marta Zgierska's project.
Marta Zgierska (b. 1987 Lublin, Poland) lives in Warsaw, and is interested in trauma studies and the process of withdrawal. Her series 'Post' has been selected for the Circulation(s) Festival in Paris presenting most interesting young photographers from Europe. In 2015 she was named one of Lens Culture's Top 50 Emerging Talents. In 2016 she won one of the most prestigious photography awards - Prix HSBC pour la Photographie.  Visit Marta's website for more info about her work.

2016 Daylight Photo Award Juror’s picks:
Gail Buckland (Independent Curator, New York): Polly Braden
WM Hunt (Independent Curator, New York): Bryce Lankard
Chris McCall (Pier 24, San Francisco): Tabitha Soren
Clara de Tezanos (GuatePhoto, Guatemala City): Molly Lamb
Amy Wolff (CoEdit Collection, New York): Sandra Hoyn