Posts Tagged ‘Magnum Foundation’

Magnum Foundation Announces 2016 Emergency Fund Grants

Posted by on Wednesday March 23, 2016 | Uncategorized

Eighteen photographers from around the world have been awarded the 2016 Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund, a grant that helps independent photographers produce in-depth and creative stories on underreported issues. Grantees were selected by an independent editorial committee from a pool of 140 photographers nominated by 26 international editors, curators, and educators. The grantees are: Poulomi Basu,... More

Fund Your Work: Four Documentary Photography Prizes Looking for Applications

Posted by on Friday February 12, 2016 | Awards/Contests/Grants

The Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) at Duke University has extended the deadline for its $3,000 Documentary Essay Prize to February 23, 2016. The prize honors a documentary photography project that is ongoing or that has been completed in the past two years. The three-year old award alternates year to year in honoring writing and... More

Zun Lee’s Polaroid Archive Preserves African-American Self-Representation

Posted by on Wednesday August 26, 2015 | Photojournalism

Photographer Zun Lee is dedicated to countering stereotypical, often negative views of the African-American family. While he was working on Father Figure, his book about African-American fathers, he stumbled on some old Polaroids that appeared to have fallen from a family photo album. He was intrigued to see how the Polaroids —”the Instagrams of their... More

Magnum Foundation Announces Emergency Fund Grants, Fellowships

Posted by on Thursday January 22, 2015 | Uncategorized

Today the Magnum Foundation announced the recipients of its 2015 Emergency Fund grants, which support the production of in-depth documentary photography projects “that can no longer be funded through the media alone.” The 11 grantees were selected from more than 100 nominees from around the world. Their projects include investigations of Pakistan’s legal system; the... More

Facebook’s Teru Kuwayama on How To Use Social Media for Documentary Storytelling

Posted by on Friday February 28, 2014 | Media, Photojournalism, Social Media/Web

Long before he went to work for Facebook as the social media giant’s liaison to the photo community, photographer Teru Kuwuyama saw social media as a tool for photographers “to eliminate the gatekeepers and the editors, and to be our own operators,” he told a standing-room-only crowd at the Aperture Gallery in New York on... More

How About a Holiday Gift That Supports Photography?

Posted by on Tuesday December 17, 2013 | Uncategorized

It’s not only the season of giving. It’s your last chance to make a tax-deductible donation to a non-profit that you can list on your 2013 tax form. That’s why many of the non-profits that support new photographic work and photographic education are currently seeking support from folks who love photography. Here is a list... More

Magnum Foundation Announces 2012 Emergency Fund Grantees

Posted by on Wednesday February 1, 2012 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

The Magnum Foundation has announced the 2012 class of Emergency Fund grantees. The Emergency Fund supports photographers who are working on long-term documentary projects that address “critical global issues that have not received the attention they deserve, or budding crises that are still over the horizon,” according to the EF Web site. This year’s grantees... More