The MIO Photo Award has continued to encourage the youth who challenge the photographic expression as one of the cultures of Osaka, celebrating the 13th anniversary this year.
The works exhibition was held in the city on February 5-13, 2011.
A Deaf female photographer, MORIYAMA Manami, won the grand prix for her work titled "Cell". She was born in Tokyo in 1986.
Her work is introduced on the following website:
MIO Photo Award official website: