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.
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.