May 15 IPC Awards luncheon to feature Benjamin Von Wong print giveaway

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The 50th anniversary International Photographic Council (IPC) Awards Luncheon at the Delegates Dining Room at the United Nations in New York City on May 15 is shaping up to be a milestone event. The organization be posthumously honoring world-renowned photographer Douglas Kirkland with the special IPC Lifetime Achievement Award, with special guest Francoise Kirkland as the Keynote Speaker.

Benjamin Von Wong, a multidisciplinary visual artist and photographer who uses recycled and reclaimed materials to create striking installations and images, will be recognized with the IPC Environmental Photographer Award. AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTISTS INC nominees Anna Rathkopf and Jordan Rathkopf will be 2024 Professional Photographer Achievement Awards for their outstanding photography and dedication to many important causes.

Two MPS Digital Photography students from the School of Visual Arts in NYC will also receive IPC James L. Chung Memorial Scholarships. The scholarship honors the late long-time president of IPC.

In the video below, Benjamin Von Wong announces three signed prints, printed and framed courtesy of H&H Color Lab, will be given away at the IPC luncheon: