Deadline: 1 October 2018
Magnum Foundation is seeking applications for its Photography and Social Justice Fellowship that expands diversity and creativity in the field of documentary photography through capacity-building and critical explorations of photography and social change.
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Photography and Social Justice Fellows are part of social, political, or cultural groups who are currently or historically oppressed or excluded, and come from communities around the world where freedom of expression is limited. This program especially aims to support people of color, women, gender non-conforming individuals, LGBTQ individuals, individuals who are part of racial, ethnic, or religious minority groups, and others whose authorship is unevenly represented within the field of documentary photography.
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Magnum Foundation covers the cost of travel and room and board for the sessions in New York City. Fellows also receive a modest stipend to support the production of their projects. The program is produced in partnership with the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism.
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- Early-career documentary photographers, artists, and photojournalists
- Activists who use photography in their change-making practice
- Journalists who would like to deepen their engagement with photography
- Scholars who incorporate images and image-making in their research and scholarship
- Preference is given to those who have not had previous opportunity to do a formal course of study in photography at the university level.
- Applicants must be proficient in spoken and written English. All instruction will be in English and there will be no simultaneous translation for instruction or discussion during the course sessions.
- They are especially seeking applications from people of color, women, individuals who are part of social, political, or cultural groups who are currently or historically oppressed or excluded, and individuals who are LGBTQ or non-binary. Refugees are welcome to apply.
How to Apply
Applicants can apply via given website.
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For more information, visit https://www.magnumfoundation.org/news/2018/8/1/open-call-photography-and-social-justice-fellowship