REBECCA VASSIE MEMORIAL AWARD
The Rebecca Vassie Trust announces the third annual Rebecca Vassie
Memorial Award for emerging photographers ‒ with the cash bursary increasing this year from £1,250 to £2,000.
In addition to the cash, which funds an early-career photographer in the UK to undertake a narrative photography project, the winner receives more than £1,000-worth of printing at Metro Imaging plus support towards industry andpublic exposure.
Judges for the award include Matthew Tucker (BBC News), Melanie Hough, curator at Getty Images, and photography critic Jennifer Thatcher (Art Monthly, ARTnews).
The award was created in memory of Rebecca Vassie, a British photographer and photojournalist who died suddenly, aged 30, while on assignment in Uganda in March 2015.
Applicants for the award, who must be either from or based in the UK, are asked to submit a proposal setting out a compelling vision for a narrative photography project with a social or political context.
The deadline for submissions is Friday, 19 October 2018
Contest Prize & TERMS
Approx. £1,000-worth of printing at Metro Imaging; support
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COPYRIGHT: The copyright for all images created through this award remains with the photographer. However, the support of the Trust must be acknowledged in any subsequent exhibition, presentation, publication or other display or usage of images resulting from the award. USAGE RIGHTS: The Trust will retain the right to use, publish and display images resulting from the award, credited to the winner, in promotional material.
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