Magnum Photos announces new Nominees and 2007 Inge Morath Award Winner.

Magnum Photos has announced the names of this year’s Nominees, selected at the 60th Annual Gemeral Meeting of the agency, held in New York City June 21-24.

They are:
Allesandra Sanguinetti (Argentina)
Jacob Aue Sobol (Denmark)
and
Mikhael Subotzky (South Africa).

In addition the winner of the 2007 Inge Morath Award was announced. This year’s winner is: Olivia Arthur (London, UK), in support of her project “The Middle Distance,” documenting the lives of women alongthe border between Asia an Europe. Information and images on http://www.ingemorath.org. Click here to view a project description and view a slide show featured on the Inge Morath Foundation website. Runners up : Rena Effendi (Azerbaijan) and Newsha Tavakolian (Iran).

The Inge Morath Award honors the memory of Inge Morathand is organized in cooperation with Magnum Photos. A prize of $5,000 is awarded annually to a female documentary photographer or photojournalist under the age of 30, selected by Magnum members at the Magnum annual meeting.

To see a list of previous Inge Morath Award winners, click here.

To read the complete press release concerning these announcements from Magnum, click here.

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