Application Due Date: Oct 15, 2019.
Magnum Structure’s Photography and Social Justice Program broadens variety and imagination in the field of documentary photography through capacity-building and crucial expeditions of photography and social modification.
Each year, the program supports a varied, worldwide group of Photography and Social Justice Fellows who are enthusiastic about challenging oppression, pursuing social equality, and advancing human rights through photography. With New York City City as a cultural resource, the program supplies area for interdisciplinary experimentation, mentored task advancement, and cross-cultural, crucial discourse at the crossway of photography and social justice. Throughout the program, Fellows deal with jobs with assistance from Magnum Structure coaches.
Magnum Structure covers the expense of travel and space and board for the sessions in New york city City. Fellows likewise get a modest stipend to support the production of their jobs. The program is produced in collaboration with the City University of New York City Graduate School of Journalism.
components of the program:
Job Advancement and Frameworks: March– May 2020
These preliminary bi-weekly online sessions supply conceptual foundation for the training and an online forum for the Fellows to establish their task concepts.
New York City Session 1: June 1–30, 2020
The very first session in New york city City is a 4 week training hosted by CUNY’s Graduate School of Journalism. This very first session concentrates on task advancement, technical trainings, and experimentation. This session will consist of expedition of emerging tools and platforms, lectures on documentary photography, and conversations on crucial theory.
Job Production: June 2019– January 2020
Fellows finish the proposed body of work that intends to advance social justice in their neighborhoods with on-going assistance from Magnum Structure.
Magnum Structure Photography and Social Justice Fellows are professional photographers who are inspired to deepen their engagement with photography and visual storytelling.
The Photography and Social Justice Program is developed to prepare our fellows to be efficient and innovative leaders in their neighborhoods. Our hope is that our fellows end up being designs and resources for other specialists, which they cultivate strength and assistance through their worldwide coworkers. Through this program, Magnum Structure trains professional photographers to utilize their innovative abilities to motivate social motions, to witness, to withstand injustice, to position the hard concerns, and to promote dispute and awareness about crucial social concerns.
This program particularly intends to support individuals of color, females, gender non-conforming people, LGBTQ people, people who belong to racial, ethnic, or spiritual minority groups, refugees, and others whose authorship is unevenly represented within the field of documentary photography.
• Documentary professional photographers, visual artists, and photojournalists
• Activists who utilize photography in their change-making practice
• Scholars who integrate images and image-making in their research study and scholarship
• Self-taught specialists and those who have actually not had previous chance to do an official core curriculum in photography at the university level are motivated to use.
• Due to the nature of the program, candidates need to excel in spoken and composed English. All guideline, workshop products, and seminar will remain in English.
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