Friday, July 10, 2015

Magnum Foundation Announces The 2015 Documentary Photography Program Grantees

Magnum Foundation (MF), The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC), and the Prince Claus Fund are happy to announce the newest group of grantees for the Arab Documentary Photography Program (ADPP). Applications came from 108 applications from 16 Arab countries including Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, and Yemen. A three membered juror committee was called upon to review the applications and choose the best projects to support. The jurors included gallery artist and President of the Magnum Foundation Susan Meiselas. The selected photographers will receive a production grant and benefit from two intensive workshops to be held in Beirut, as well as a 6-month mentorship program to oversee the development of their individual projects.

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