ANNOUNCING THE DAYLIGHT/CDS PHOTO AWARDS

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DEADLINE EXTENDED: JUNE 1st, 2010, 8 P.M. (EST)

JURORS:
VINCE ALETTI
, writer/critic, the New Yorker magazine;
DARIUS HIMES
, editor/curator, Radius Books;
JULIE SAUL
, gallery owner/director, Julie Saul Gallery;
ALEC SOTH
, photographer;
HANK WILLIS THOMAS
, photographer;
JAMIE WELLFORD
, international photo editor, Newsweek magazine

TAJ FORER and MICHAEL ITKOFF, editors, Daylight Magazine
ALEXA DILWORTH
, publishing director, Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University
COURTNEY REID-EATON
, exhibitions director, Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University

In recognition of our mutual interest in documentary and fine art photography, Daylight Magazine and the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University have started an international competition, the Daylight/CDS Photo Awards, to honor and promote talented and committed photographers, both emerging and established.

Two awards, a PROJECT PRIZE and a WORK-IN-PROCESS PRIZE.

WINNERS ANNOUNCED IN UNE 2010


PROJECT PRIZE

For an extended documentary project or fine art series. Edit photographs with care as the project photographs will be judged on the coherence of the work as a whole. The full panel of jurors will choose one First Prize Winner. Each Guest Juror will also select one photographer to receive a Juror’s Pick Prize and write a short statement about why he or she choose the work.

ONE FIRST PRIZE WINNER
SIX JUROR’S PICK PRIZE WINNERS
TEN HONOREABLE MENTIONS

The First Prize Winner will receive a solo exhibition at the Center for Documentary Studies, a multimedia Daylight podcast, a feature in CDS’s newsmagazine Document, presentation in Daylight and CDS online galleries, and $1,000 for exhibition-related expenses.

Juror’s Pick Winners will be part of a group exhibition at the Center for Documentary Studies and featured in Daylight and CDS online galleries. Ten Honorable Mentions will be named on Daylight and CDS websites.

20 IMAGES, ONE-PAGE ARTIST’S STATEMENT, AND CV. $60

DEADLINE EXTENDED: JUNE 1st, 2010, 8 P.M. (EST)

WORK-IN-PROCESS PRIZE
For a documentary or fine art essay/work-in-progress from a single body of images The full panel of jurors will choose one First Prize Winner. Each Guest Juror will also select one photographer to receive a Juror’s Pick Prize and write a short statement about why he or she choose the work.

ONE FIRST PRIZE WINNER.
SIZ JUROR’S PICK PRIZE WINNERS.
TEN HONORABLE MENTIONS.

The First Prize Winner will be featured in print in Daylight Magazine and CDS’s newsmagazine Document, as well as in Daylight and CDS online galleries and be part of a group exhibition at the Center for Documentary Studies.

Juror’s Pick Winners will be part of a group exhibition at the Center for Documentary Studies and featured in Daylight and CDS online galleries. Ten Honorable Mentions will be named on Daylight and CDS websites.

5 IMAGES, ONE-PAGE ARTIST’S STATEMENT, AND CV. $30.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: JUNE 1st, 2010, 8 P.M. (EST)


APPLICANTS UPLOAD WORK AND SUBMIT PAYMENT ONLINE here

PROJECT PRIZE ENTRY FEE is $60. WORK-IN-PROCESS PRIZE ENTRY FEE is $30.

THE DISCOUNTED FEE FOR ENTERING WORK IN BOTH PRIZE COMPETITIONS IS $75.
Multiple entries must be for different bodies of work.

Download full guidelines here

BEGIN SUBMISSION here

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