Posts Tagged ‘An-My Le’

Two Photographers Receive $500,000 MacArthur “Genius” Fellowships for 2012

Posted by on Monday October 1, 2012 | Awards/Contests/Grants

Photographers An-My Lê and Uta Barth are among the 23 artists, scientists, social scientists and scholars named MacArthur Fellows for 2012. Commonly called the “genius” grant, the fellowship from the MacArthur Foundation awards $500,000 over the course of five years to people who have made outstanding achievements in their field. There is no application process,... More

Prix Pictet Announces 12 Photographers Shortlisted for $104K Prize

Posted by on Thursday July 5, 2012 | Awards/Contests/Grants

The shortlist of photographers for this year’s Prix Pictet, which carries a prize of 100,000 Swiss francs ($104,496 US) and recognizes photography on social and environmental challenges, was announced at the Rencontres d’Arles photo festival yesterday. All 12 photographers on the short list will be exhibited at the Saatchi Gallery in London in October. In... More