W. Eugene Smith Grant Winner to be Announced October 17
The W. Eugene Smith Fund will announce the winner of its 33rd annual W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography and the Howard Chapnick Grant for the Advancement of Photojournalism at a ceremony on October 17 in New York City. The Fund has extended an open invitation to attend the event.
The program will include presentations of photo essays by this year’s grant recipient and fellowship winners, a tribute to the work of W. Eugene Smith, an announcement of the grant finalists and the presentation of the 2012 jurors’ discretionary grant.
The keynote speech will be given by Kimberly Dozier, correspondent for AP and author of Breaking the Fire.
The ceremony takes place at 7pm (doors open at 6:30) at the School of Visual Arts Theatre in New York. For details on the ceremony, the Smith Grant and Howard Chapnick Grant, visit the Smith Fund blog: http://smithfund.org/blog