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PHOTO OF THE DAY
SanFrancisco,1978 © Stanley Greene, Courtesy Polka Galerie
SanFrancisco,1978 © Stanley Greene, Courtesy Polka Galerie

Awards

Awards
The Unseen Eye on Joseph Sywenkyj and The Smith Fund
11/05/2017 - united states , written by W.M Hunt

Here is a short profile of the 2014 W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund Grant recipient, Joseph Swyenkyj. The Photographer offers this advice to applicants for the W. Eugene Smith Fund grant.

Awards
The Unseen Eye on Stephen Dupont and The Smith Fund
08/05/2017 - united states , written by W.M Hunt

Photographer Stephen Dupont, a 2007 recipient, says about the W. Eugene Smith Fund grant: “… when you receive the Smith Grant you get this real sense of pride and mission to make sure that your work out of it is worthy of the master himself and that really pushes you to the limits of success.”

Awards
The 33rd ICP Infinity Awards
25/04/2017 - united states , written by Arthur Dayras

An annual event organized by the International Center of Photography, the Infinity Awards honor exceptional achievements of emerging and established photographers, and recognize innovation in visual arts. A diverse jury of photography practitioners and experts takes part in the selection. While the event itself is noteworthy, its preparation and its unfolding equally deserve attention.

Awards
Sophie Calle, Art Infinity Award
25/04/2017 - united states , written by L'Oeil de la Photographie

Sophie Calle has been making work since the late 1970s that employs provocative and sometimes controversial methods for confronting her emotional and psychological life. Her renowned exhibition, Take Care of Yourself—created for the French Pavilion at the 2007 Venice Biennale—invited women to interpret an email Calle had received from a boyfriend abruptly severing their relationship.

Awards
Edmund Clark and Crofton Black, Documentary and Photojournalism Infinity Award
25/04/2017 - united states , written by L'Oeil de la Photographie

Crofton Black and Edmund Clark’s Negative Publicity: Artefacts of Extraordinary Rendition offers a complex portrayal of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency’s secret detention practices in the war on terror and the process of investigating them.

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Vasantha Yogananthan, Emerging Photographer Infinity Award
25/04/2017 - united states , written by L'Oeil de la Photographie

Vasantha Yogananthan was born in 1985 and lives and works in Paris. In 2014—the same year he set out on
a freelance career as a photographer—Yogananthan co-founded the publishing house Chose Commune and published his first book, Piémanson, which was nominated for MACK First Book Award and Kassel Best Book of the Year.

Awards
“Vision & Justice” issue of Aperture, Critical Writing and Research Infinity Award
25/04/2017 - united states , written by L'Oeil de la Photographie

Aperture’s special issue dedicated to photography of
the black experience, was edited by Michael Famighetti and Sarah Lewis. Famighetti, the editor of Aperture magazine, has also edited numerous photography books and his writing has appeared in Frieze, Bookforum, Aperture, and OjodePez, among other publications.

Awards
Michael Christopher Brown, Artist’s Book Infinity Award
25/04/2017 - united states , written by L'Oeil de la Photographie

Michael Christopher Brown is a photographer and filmmaker raised in the Skagit Valley, a farming community in Washington state. His recent work-in-progress explores the electronica music and youth scene in Havana, Cuba, and the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Awards
Harry Benson, Lifetime Achievement Infinity Award
25/04/2017 - united states , written by L'Oeil de la Photographie

Harry Benson, CBE, came to America with the Beatles in 1964 and never looked back. The award-winning Scottish photojournalist marched with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the civil rights movement; photographed the Watts Riots; was embedded in the Gulf War; was next to Robert Kennedy when he was assassinated [...]

Awards
For Freedoms, Online Platform and New Media Infinity Award
25/04/2017 - united states , written by L'Oeil de la Photographie

For Freedoms, co-founded by Hank Willis Thomas and Eric Gottesman, is the first artist-run Super PAC using art to inspire deeper political engagement for citizens who want to have a greater impact on the American political landscape.

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