***Attention: Female Photographers – Grant to support your ongoing work!***

The Inge Morath Award, 2015

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photo courtesy of  http://www.ingemorath.org/

Deadline: April 30th, 2015

The Magnum Foundation and the Inge Morath Foundation announce the 14th annual Inge Morath Award. The Award of $5,000 is given to a female photographer under the age of 30, to support the completion of a long-term documentary project. One Award winner and up to two finalists are selected by a jury composed of Magnum photographers and the director of the Inge Morath Foundation.

Inge Morath was an Austrian-born photographer who was associated with Magnum Photos for nearly fifty years. After her death in 2002, the Inge Morath Foundation was established to manage Morath’s estate and facilitate the study and appreciation of her contribution to photography. Because Morath devoted much of her enthusiasm to encouraging women photographers, her colleagues at Magnum Photos established the Inge Morath Award in her honor. The Award is now administered by the Magnum Foundation as part of its mission of supporting the next generation of socially-conscious documentary photographers, in cooperation with the Inge Morath Foundation.

Past winners of the Inge Morath Award include: Shannon Jensen (US, ’14), forA Long Walk; Isadora Kosofsky (US, ’12), for Selections from “The Three” and “This Existence;” Zhe Chen (China, ’11) for Bees; Lurdes R. Basolí (Spain, ’10) for Caracas, The City of Lost Bullets and Claire Martin (Australia, ’10) forSelections from The Downtown East Side and Slab City; Emily Schiffer (US, ’09) for Cheyenne River; Kathryn Cook (US, ’08) for Memory Denied: Turkey and the Armenian Genocide; Olivia Arthur (UK, ’07) for The Middle Distance; Jessica Dimmock (US, ’06) for The Ninth Floor; Mimi Chakarova (US, ’06) forSex Trafficking in Eastern Europe; Claudia Guadarrama (MX, ’05) for Before the Limit; and Ami Vitale (US, ’02), for Kashmir.

IM Award Guidelines:

  1. All submissions must be made online using the interface at Submittable.com.
  2. The Award is given to a female photographer to complete a long-term documentary project. Proposals and accompanying material should present only the project for which the Award is being requested.
  3. All applicants must be under the age of 30 on April 30th, 2015 (in other words, if April 30th is your birthday, and you’re turning 30, then you’re no longer eligible to submit a proposal).
  4. Presentation guidelines and image specifications are given at our Submittable.com page.

Submit here: https://ingemorath.submittable.com/submit

All IM Award submissions must be received by April 30th, 2015

This entry was posted by Mica Photo.

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