Posts Tagged ‘Awards’

Open Society Announces 2010 Audience Engagement Grant Winners

Posted by on Friday November 19, 2010 | Photojournalism

The Open Society Documentary Photography Project yesterday announced the winners of this year’s Audience Engagement Grants. Founded in 2005 with the name “the Distribution Grant,” the grant seeks to engage communities and decision makers in human rights and social justice issues. Each year, five to eight grants ranging from $5,000 to $30,000 are awarded to... More

TED Prize Winner Makes Really, Really Big Photos

Posted by on Wednesday October 20, 2010 | Photos In The News

The TED Conference has awarded its 2011 TED Prize to the street artist known as JR, who has plastered enormous photos on slums, industrial sites, office buildings and demolition sites in Brazil, Nigeria, Kenya, Cambodia, France, Spain, the US and elsewhere.  The  TED prize , awarded annually to an individual who exemplifies innovation, includes a... More