general info

 

The recipient of the award will receive:

 

  • A R40,000 (South African Rand) grant towards the development of an existing or making of a new body of work
  • Mentoring support from an appointed mentor/curator (appointed in consultation with the photographer)
  • Critique sessions with appointed subject and practice experts
  • Ongoing support and mentorship from Photo:
  • Online publication of the completed work on the democraSEE.photography website

 

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criteria for application/nomination

 

The calls for the award will be published on the democraSEE.photography website. The number of calls/awards will be ad hoc, up to three annual awards.

 

 

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how to apply

 

read more about the application process

 

 

the selection panel

 

The Selection Panel is appointed by Photo: and will be announced for every award. It consists of a group of leading regional and international experts – curators, photographers, gallerists, journalists, critics, social scientists – who will consider applications.

 

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mentor/curator, critique sessions, writer

 

Photo: will, in consultation with the successful candidate, appoint a mentor/curator who will support the photographer through the duration of their project. Photo: will pay a modest honorarium to such mentor/curator. It is up to the photographer to determine the kind of relationship with the mentor/curator. Further, Photo: will continue to work with the photographer as an ongoing support.

 

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the completed body of work

 

The completed body of work and the writer’s text will be published on the democraSEE.photography website in full, in consultation with the photographer. Photo: will further include information about the process of the development of the work.

 

 

rules of the award/mentorship

 

read more about the rules

 

 

contact us

 

Please contact:

Amy Daniels

Coordinator Photo:

amyd@phototool.co.za

 

Johannesburg

South Africa

 

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