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Moving Walls 19 Documentary Photography Exhibition
The Open Society Foundations invite photographers to submit a body of work for consideration in the Moving Walls 19 group exhibition.
Moving Walls is an exhibition series that features in-depth and nuanced explorations of human rights and social issues. Thematically linked to the Open Society Foundations mission, Moving Walls is exhibited at Open Society offices in New York and Washington, D.C., and includes seven discrete bodies of work.
Moving Walls recognizes the brave and difficult work that photographers undertake globally in their documentation of complex social and political issues. Their images provide the world with human rights evidence, put faces onto a conflict, document the struggles and defiance of marginalized people, reframe how issues are discussed publicly, and provide opportunities for reflection and discussion. Through Moving Walls, the Foundations honor this work while visually highlighting the mission of our foundation to staff and visitors.
Since its inception in 1998, Moving Walls has featured over 100 photographers whose work address a variety of social justice and human rights issues that coincide with the Foundations’ mission.
Contest Prize & TERMS
To support the professional advancement of photographers who have not received much exposure, an additional travel grant will be provided to select Moving Walls photographers to attend the opening in New York and meet with local photo editors and relevant NGO staff. ELIGIBILITY: Any emerging or veteran photographer who has completed a body of work on a human rights or social justice issue may apply. Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: No copyright policy USAGE RIGHTS: By participating in the exhibit, you grant the Open Society Foundations a nonexclusive, irrevocable, fully paid-up, royalty-free, and worldwide license in perpetuity to reproduce, distribute, publish, make derivative works from, and publicly display the work for purposes relating to the Open Society Documentary Photography Project, including, but not limited to, the following formats:
* exhibition invitation, * exhibition wall texts, * exhibition catalog, * educational or promotional material for the exhibition, * OSI’s website or any successor or comparable medium of display
In addition, you grant to the Open Society Foundations a nonexclusive, irrevocable, fully paid-up, royalty-free, and worldwide license in perpetuity to reproduce and publicly display the work on the Foundations website, or any successor or comparable medium of display, solely for the Foundations' noncommercial advocacy or educational purposes.
In any and all uses, the Open Society Foundations shall provide a photographer’s credit and identify it as related to Moving Walls 19.
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