Magnum Foundation’s Photography and Social Justice Program backings and prepares early vocation and rising picture takers, specialists, writers, researchers, and activists who are enthusiastic about testing foul play, seeking after social fairness, and propelling human rights through photography.
The Photography and Social Justice Program assembles limit and group among an assorted, global system of Fellows who have not had entry to mentorship or preparing in photography yet can exhibit a pledge to activism and social equity. Need will be given to candidates from locales and groups where opportunity of expression is constrained.
The Photography and Social Justice Fellowship happens through the span of six months, and incorporates two research facilities, one in the late spring and one the accompanying winter, held at CUNY’s Graduate School of Journalism in New York City that incorporate specialized trainings, addresses, and examinations investigating photography as a medium for social engagement. In this six-month time span, colleagues additionally create a collection of work that plans to propel social equity in their groups with mentorship from finished picture takers, specialists, and others from Magnum Foundation’s system.
Photography and Social Justice Fellows are chosen by Magnum Foundation through a focused online application arrangement. Global Fellows must be from locales outside of the United States and Western Europe where there are couple of chances for preparing and little access to mentorship in photography.
Global Fellows ought not have had past formal training in photography at the University level in the United States or Western Europe.
Photography and Social Justice Fellows must be conversant in talked and composed English.
This year the Photography and Social Justice program will incorporate Fellows from the United States, by welcome as it were.
Amid the research facilities in New York City, the Fellowship takes care of the expense of travel, room, and board. Colleagues additionally get an unassuming stipend to bolster generation of their activities.
Photography and Social Justice Fellows are chosen by mid–February. In April and May, Fellows will go to week by week online gatherings. These underlying on the web sessions give basis to the cooperation and a discussion for the Fellows to build up their venture thoughts. The primary Laboratory is three week session June 5 – 23, 2017 facilitated by CUNY’s Graduate School of Journalism in New York City. This first lab session concentrates on venture improvement, examination, experimentation and incorporates escalated workshops on basic ability sets, for example, picture altering, video and sound generation, and investigation of new devices and stages. Between the first and second Laboratories, Fellows will take a shot at their tasks in their home groups and go to general online gatherings with Magnum Foundation guides. The second research facility will be Jan 3 – 23, 2018. This session will incorporate a last survey of the Fellows’ tasks and concentrate on social engagement and imaginative presentation techniques.
Photography and Social Justice Fellowship Timeline
January 24th: Applications due
mid-February: Fellows Selected and informed
April–May: Online Sessions and Project Development
Research facility 1: three weeks, June 5th–23rd 2017
Research facility 2: one week, January third –10th 2018
For More Information:
Visit the Official Webpage of the Magnum Foundation Photography and Social Justice Fellowship