The ninth edition of the PHmuseum Photography Grant is now open for submissions with a great range of prizes and the support of art organisations from across the world. This year, 1st, 2nd, 3rd and New Generation Prize winners will share cash awards totalling $14,000 and their works will be showcased in
projections at Lagos Photo (Nigeria), Verzasca Foto (Switzerland), and Jakarta International Photo Festival (Indonesia), together with that of the other shortlisted artists.
The PHmuseum Photography Grant is an annual initiative that recognises the importance of photography and visual storytelling. To participate, you are invited to submit one or more projects centered around a specific theme, narrative or concept. All approaches are welcomed, from classic narratives to innovative and experimental projects. Our independent jury will review the applications and award $14,000 in cash prizes, 3 solo exhibitions, a residency bursary and much more. Learn more and apply before 18 February 2021.
Submissions open: 12 January 2021
Early Bird Deadline: 28 January 2021 (entry fee: €25)
Final Deadline: 18 February 2021 (entry fee: €35)
Extended Deadline: 25 February 2021 (entry fee: €35)
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Editor of Aperture Magazine
Michael Famighetti is the Editor of Aperture Magazine. In 2013, he organized a relaunch and reconceptualization of the magazine, which won a 2018 National Magazine Award for General Excellence. He is the recipient, with guest editor Sarah Lewis, of the ICP Infinity Award for Critical Writing and Research for “Vision & Justice,” the summer 2016 issue of Aperture.
Senior Curator and Head of Curatorial & Collections at Autograph, London
Renée Mussai is Senior Curator and Head of Curatorial & Collections at Autograph, London. Over the past decade Mussai has organised numerous solo and group exhibitions internationally in Europe, America and Africa, including recent immersive gallery installations such as Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the dark Lioness (2017 – present); Lina Iris Viktor: Some Are Born To Endless Night-Dark Matter / Dark Testament (2019 – 21); and Phoebe Boswell: The Space Between Things, among others.
Photographer and member of Magnum Photos
Trent Parke is one of the most innovative photographers of his generation. He is known for his poetic, often darkly humorous photography that offers an emotional and psychological portrait of his home country of Australia – from the southern outback to its busy beaches. Though rooted in documentary, his works sit between fiction and reality, exploring themes of identity, place, and family life.
Photographer, editor and educator
She is the co-director of the publishing house La Luminosa and editor at Sueño de La Razón, a South American photography magazine. From 2002 to 2018, Julieta directed FELIFA, a fair dedicated to promoting the production and dissemination of photography books in Latin America that had 16 editions held in Buenos Aires and 18 in various Latin American countries. Julieta has photographed for newspapers and magazines in Argentina for years, and she further served on the Art and Education Board of the Ministry of Education. She graduated as Director of Photography from Escuela Nacional de Cine (ENERC).
Deadline: Saturday 2 January 2021 at 23:00h
Deadline: Sunday 28 July 2019 at 12:00h