7th Place Award (DFA Fall 2021). Photo Series “Now is not the right time” by Peter Pflügler (Austria).

Peter Pflügler

Award-winning photography by Peter Pflügler

Peter Pflügler is a visual storyteller living and working in Austria and the Netherlands. He studied Photography at the Royal Academy of Arts, The Hague. His work is an investigation into the traces of secrets. With the help of photography, video and text he aims to resurrect the unseen, the unknown and the hidden. He is convinced, that we hand these blind spots in our history from generation to generation and that they have a huge influence on us. He wants to break the silence by using it in his work. Because in the end, he does not believe in secrets.

The Documentary Family Awards is an international competition in search of the insightful and meaningful ways that documentary photographers explore the interpretation of family.