From The Center for Documentary Studies website:
“The year 2010 marks the twentieth anniversary of the Dorothea Lange–Paul Taylor documentary prize, a $20,000 award given annually by the Center for Documentary Studies. The prize was created to encourage collaboration between documentary writers and photographers in the tradition of the acclaimed photographer Dorothea Lange and writer and social scientist Paul Taylor.”
-Individual submissions will not be considered, must be a collaborative work by a writer and a photographer doing a documentary project.
-Submissions on any subject are welcome.
-Prizes include: a feature in Document, a biannual periodical published by the Center for Documentary Studies, a virtual gallery on the CDS website and $20,000 to be spent in the following year to fund collaborative work by a writer and a photographer.
-Deadline is January 31, 2010, winners will be notified mid-summer 2010.
-Application Fee of $40, to get application information or download the application click here.
Congratulations to the 2009 prize winners, Teru Kuwayama and Christian Parenti! Check out their project, “Unnatural Borders, Open Wounds : The Human Landscape of Pakistan”