Genres Photography

With Our Eyes Closed

Mark Ludak

Year Grant Awarded: 2016

In 2015, I photographed the memorial site for the nine parishioners murdered by Dylan Roof at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. Among those killed was the senior pastor, state senator Clementa C. Pinckney; three victims survived. One of those victims, Felicia Sanders said in a news Read More

Picturing Grace, Florida at First Light

McEachern, Joel B.

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

The work of the project is to literally picture the grace of this once stunningly beautiful land and to remind one and all that, despite ourselves, the face of Florida's last wild and open places still smiles. Read More

Fracking Photographs (2014)

Merolla, Brandi

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

I illustrate the many dangers associated with the entire fracking production process in my staged photographs, telling big stories with little figures. These vintage figurines are now living in an industrial nightmare just like many Americans. Read More

Fracking Photographs

Merolla, Brandi

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

I illustrate the many dangers associated with the entire fracking production process in my staged photographs, telling big stories with little figures. These vintage figurines are now living in an industrial nightmare just like many Americans. They, are us. BAN FRACKING NOW! Read More

Legacy of Exiled NDNZ (2014)

Peters, Pamela J.

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

LEGACY OF EXILED NDNZ documents the lives of seven American Indian young adults currently living in Los Angeles, California. Shot in a neorealist visual aesthetic reminiscent of Kent Mackenzie’s 1961 film, The Exiles. Read More

First Comes Love

Proud, B.

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

First Comes Love is a celebration of long-term relationships in the LGBTQ community through black and white photographic portraits with accompanying stories, and video. The hardbound book published by Soleil Press will be available in September 2014. Read More

Back to the Beginning – Bastrop State Park

Reid, Stephanie

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

“Back to the Beginning – Bastrop State Park” is a photography project created to raise funds for the 6,600-acre park after the worst wildfire in Texas history devastated a large portion of it.In the fall of 2011, the majority of the 6,600-acre Bastro Read More

Two Sisters

Sablin, Nadia

Year Grant Awarded: 2011

Two Sisters details the daily routines of elderly unmarried women, whose lives in a small Russian village have suffered little change over the decades. Read More

The Fruitful Wound: Photographs of Harlem Gardens

Santella, Dennis

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

Since the summer of 2008 I have been mapping and photographing Community Gardens and lots in Harlem. Unlike buildings and storefronts, owned and constructed by others, the gardens are planned and constructed according to the whims of their members. Read More

The Anacostia Project

Schlyer, Krista

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

This is a multi-year documentary project about the Anacostia River in Washington DC. Photography of this river, its wildlife and people, will be used to raise public consciousness about degradation and restoration of this historic watershed. Read More

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