Emerging Photographer Fund 2014
THE DEADLINE FOR THE 2014 EDITION IS JULY 31, 6PM PST
($25 entry fee)
The Emerging Photographer Fund grant was initiated by David Alan Harvey in 2008, and is awarded by the Magnum Foundation, a non-profit created by the member photographers from Magnum Photos, Incâ€¦ Funding for the EPF has come from several private donors who have chosen to remain anonymous.
Some of the previous jurors have been: Carol Nagar, Martin Parr, Gilles Peress, Eugene Richards, Maggie Steber, Fred Ritchin, Bruce Gilden, David Griffin, John Gossage, Susan Meiselas, James Nachtwey, Stephen DuPont, Sarah Leen, Bill Marr, Arianna Rinaldo, Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb. The jurors for 2013 were Olivia Arthur, Christopher Anderson, Pamela Chen and Monica Allende.
The 2008 Emerging Photographer Fund grant was awarded to Sean Gallagher for his essay on the environmental Desertification of China.
The 2009 Emerging Photographer Fund grant was awarded to Alejandro Chaskielberg for his 8Ã—10 format essay on the Parana River Delta â€˜The High Tideâ€™.
The 2010 Emerging Photographer Fund grant was awarded to Davide Monteleone for his essay â€˜Northern Caucasusâ€™.
The 2011 Emerging Photographer Fund grant was awarded to Irina Werning for her essay â€˜Back to the Futureâ€™.
In 2012 three Emerging Photographer Fund grants were awarded: one major to Matt Lutton for his essay â€˜Only Unityâ€™ ; two minors: to Giovanni Cocco for his essay â€˜Moniaâ€™ and to Simona Ghizzoni for her essay â€˜Afterdarkâ€™.
In 2013 four Emerging Photographer Fund grants were awarded: one major to Diana Markosian for her essay â€˜My Father The Strangerâ€™; three minors to: Iveta Vaivode for her essay â€˜Somewhere on Disappearing Pathâ€™, Oksana Yushko for her essay â€˜Balklava: The Lost Historyâ€™ and Maciej Pisuk for his essay â€˜Under The Skin. Photographs From Brzeska Streetâ€™.
Anyone can enter the EPF Grant, there are no age restrictionsâ€¦ however, it is intended for emerging photographers, who are the icons of tomorrow â€¦