Posts Tagged ‘Davide Monteleone’

The 50,000 Euro Controversy Over Artistic Freedom and the Carmignac Gestion Prize

Posted by on Wednesday September 17, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

Newsha Tavakolian, the Tehran-based photojournalist who won the 2014 Carmignac Gestion Photojournalism Award, announced last week that she will return the 50,000 Euro prize, due to “irreconcilable differences over the presentation of my work.” Tavakolian claims Edouard Carmignac, head of the Carmignac Gestion investment bank which funds the Carmignac Foundation and the photojournalism prize, edited... More

Aftermath Project Accepting Applications for $20K Grant

Posted by on Tuesday September 10, 2013 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Aftermath Project Grant, an award of $20,000 that will be given to a photographer working on a project that explores the aftermath of violent conflict. The 2014 Aftermath Project Grant is supported by the Foundation to Promote Open Society. Photojournalist Sara Terry founded the non-profit grant-making organization... More

Boston Bombings Focus Attention on Caucasus, And Photo Projects on the Region

Posted by on Monday April 22, 2013 | Photojournalism, Photos In The News

As investigations into the alleged Boston Marathon bombers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev focus on their connection to Chechnya and to the region of Dagestan, where Tamerlan spent time in January 2012, we’re once again looking at photographic studies of the North Caucusus. This volatile and troubled region may be little known to many Americans, but... More