Announcing the 2nd Edition of The Daniele Tamagni Grant

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    The grant to honour the legacy of Italian groundbreaking photographer Daniele Tamagni returns for its second edition. The main focus is for artists whose work explores the African identification and engages with the African continent or its diaspora. The recipient of the Grant will probably be awarded with a one yr scholarship on the Market Photo Workshop (Johannesburg, ZA), essentially the most prestigious establishment for images training in Africa (distinguished and well-known alumni embody Jodi Bieber, Zanele Muholi, Sydney Seshibedi and Nontsikelelo Veleko).

    Since Tamagni began his creative journey in images at 32 years previous, there will not be an age restrict to use, however candidates ought to have lower than 5 years {of professional} expertise: the intention of the grant is to assist rising photographers in making their first steps within the trade. Artists can submit their applications here.

    The Daniele Tamagni Grant will encourage the recipient to change into a constructive agent of change, by shining new mild over the evolution of the African continent and identification because of the assist of a worldwide community and thru the creation of a brand new physique of labor that will probably be introduced for admission to the Addis Foto Fest in Ethiopia and an Italian Pictures Competition (nonetheless to be confirmed) and to be launched to worldwide picture editors and professionals of the media trade.

    The recipient of the Daniele Tamagni Grant will obtain a one yr scholarship on the Photojournalism and Documentary Pictures Program on the Market Photograph Workshop College in Johannesburg, ZA, from the tip of January 2022 to early December 2022.

    The scholarship consists of:
    – Market Photograph Workshop College tuition for a one yr enrollment to the Photojournalism and Documentary Pictures Program
    – A month-to-month stipend of 10,000 ZAR (round 580€/650$) for 12 months, to cowl for residence, meals and different out of pocket bills throughout this system in Johannesburg
    – Medical insurance coverage
    – A/R flights to Johannesburg, ZA

    Submissions from June 1st, 2021 to August 10th, 2021 at this hyperlink: https://
    Winners will probably be introduced by September 25th, 2021.


    Aida Muluneh: Aïda is an artist and entrepreneur, founding father of Addis Foto Fest. With work just lately featured in MoMA’s New Pictures 2018 Exhibition, she is the 2007 recipient of the European Union Prize in Mali-based Rencontres Africaines de la Photographie. Her art work may be present in MoMA’s everlasting assortment, at The Smithsonian’s Nationwide Museum of African Artwork, amongst others. She develops cultural initiatives with world companions by way of her firm DESTA.

    Sara Sozzani Maino: Sara is the Deputy director of Vogue Italia and Head of Vogue Abilities. She scouts and helps one of the best rising inventive skills in vogue images. Sara serves as a decide in vogue competitions, together with LVMH’s prize, the Worldwide Expertise Assist (ITS), Woolmark Prize, Vogue Belief Arabia. Since 2018, she has been the Worldwide Model Ambassador for Digital camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana.

    Ekow Eshun: Ekow is Chairman of the Fourth Plinth Commissioning Group, overseeing essentially the most prestigious public artwork program within the UK, and the previous Director of the ICA in London. He’s the creator of Africa State of Thoughts: Up to date Pictures Reimagines a Continent, nominated for the Lucie Photograph Guide Prize, and Black Gold of the Solar, nominated for the Orwell Prize. He has contributed to monographs and publications on Chris Ofili, Kehinde Wiley, John Akomfrah, Amoako Boafo and Duro Olowu, amongst many others.

    Marco Longari: a photojournalist since 1998 protecting the battle in Kosovo, he joined Agence France Presse in Rwanda. As Chief Photographer he labored in Nairobi and in Jerusalem, the place he coated the Israeli and the Palestinian territories, Egypt, Libya and Syria. He’s now based mostly in Johannesburg as AFP Africa Chief Photographer and is a lecturer on the Rome College of Photojournalism. In 2002 his work Refugees was revealed with a preface by the Dalai Lama. His pictures have been exhibited worldwide.

    Laura El-Tantawy: documentary photographer, clever ebook maker & mentor. Having lived between east and west for many of her life, this multidimensionality evokes her work. She explores notions of dwelling and belonging and is acknowledged for her uniquely lyrical eye on actuality. Her work has been revealed in The New Yorker, Afar, Le Monde, Wall Avenue Journal, Nationwide Geographic, Time, New York Instances, Huck & Foam.

    Chiara Bardelli Nonino: Chiara is Photograph Editor of Vogue Italia and L’Uomo Vogue and Curator for the Vogue Photograph Competition. With a give attention to modern images, she works on impartial editorial and curatorial initiatives and juries. Throughout 2020, she was a part of the jury of Hyères pageant and she or he curated the monographic exhibition “Paolo Roversi – Studio Luce” at MAR in Italy. She has collaborated with the British Journal of Pictures, Foam Journal, The Photocaptionist, amongst others.

    Eimear Martin: Eimear is an impartial curator and author in modern arts. Previously Affiliate Curator at Hayward Gallery, London, she organized and curated main exhibitions with artists together with John Akomfrah, Hicham Berrada, Lee Bul, Andreas Gursky, Hannah Starkey. She additionally curate the acclaimed group exhibitions The Infinite Combine and Historical past is Now. She was Affiliate Curator for the event of Dublin Up to date 2011 and held curatorial positions on the Irish Museum of Trendy Artwork. She labored with artist James Coleman on exhibitions on the Grand Palais, Paris, and Reina Sofia, Madrid. Eimear visitor lectures often and contributes to catalogues and artwork magazines.

    Uche Okpa-Iroha: Uche is a founding member of the Nigerian Blackbox images collective and f the Invisible Borders Trans-African picture journey group. His first main work “Underneath Bridge Life” in 2008 favorably acquired by critics, uncovered him to worldwide media and artwork market. A two time winner of Seydou Keita Award on the eighth and 10th Bamako Encounters and recipient of Jean Paul Blanchette Prize.; nominated on the Prix Pictet Award “Progress” and the Nationwide Geographic All Roads Program. He’s a contributor of “Lagos-the Metropolis at work” and “Nigerian behind the Lens”. He works in Lagos because the founder/director of The Nlele Institute images platform, Lagos Open Vary and as cofounder of FOTOPARTY Lagos.

    Benoît Baume: Benoit, after a primary expertise in journalism at Libération, managed press relations in the course of the America’s Cup in New Zealand in 2003. Again to Paris, he grew to become the editor of the images journal “Le Monde du Regard”. In 2013 he created Fisheye Journal on paper and on-line, in addition to a communication company and a gallery, imposing an modern method within the discipline of the picture media. Actively engaged on Digital Actuality, he established the VR Arles pageant.

    Then Dlamini: Khona is at the moment the Programmes and Tasks Supervisor at Market Photograph Workshop. Beforehand, she was heading the Photojournalism and Documentary Programme. Khona’s curiosity lies in youth improvement by way of nurturing inventive expertise. In her work, beginning in 1999, her focus has been on utilizing the humanities as a medium to talk to points pertaining to girls, marginalized youth and as a ability that younger individuals can use in the direction of a sustainable profession path. She arrange Ikamva Youth South Africa’s Durban places of work, the place she oversaw the tutoring of younger individuals from under-resourced colleges into the tertiary training and past. She is at the moment one of many mentors for Ladies {Photograph} 2020.


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