The Great Photo Contest


The Grand Shooting de la Trisomie 21 brought together 250 professional photographers, 300 models with Trisomy 21 throughout France for a collection of 1,200 photographs. The goal? Change society's view of disability by reaching out to the general public. 21 photographs were selected by the public and by a vote of the jury to be exhibited and highlighted during an exhibition. Tenderness, Creativity, Joie de vivre, Intense gaze are the criteria that guided the votes. But in addition, what a joy to witness the mobilisation of all these photographers, their talent around all these wonderful models: they invite us to let ourselves be touched by diversity, to admire their strength and their fragility, their beauty, their HUMANITY. The Great Photoshoot offered hundreds of families, for the first time in the world, a framework for expressing this unforeseen, unexpected joy that is Trisomy 21.



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This poll has been closed. You can find out who won our #GreatInitiatives Campaign if you join us on #WDSD22 at 6pm CET in our Livestream on Facebook.



A platform for the collaboration of associations, citizens and politicians working together for the celebration of World Down syndrome Day, to make visible the intellectual disability in general and persons with trisomy 21 in particular (most common intellectual disability of genetic origin, also called Down syndrome).

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