Copyright: Artists retail full copyright to the submitted works.
Entry fee: US$65
Entry deadline: 9th May 2016
Who can enter: open to documentary artists of any age and nationality who are involved in extended, ongoing fieldwork projects that rely on and exploit, in intriguing and effective ways, the interplay of words and images in the creation and presentation of their work. Single artists as well as collaborative teams are eligible.
Like Lange and Taylor, and all serious documentarians, the competitive applicants to this prize have a point of view derived from an in-depth understanding of place, history, and the current situation, in concert with a personal relationship to the proposed work. Ultimately, their commitment is to use documentary expression to motivate the thinking and reflection of others.
The winner receives:
features in Center for Documentary Studies’ print and digital publications
inclusion in the Archive of Documentary Arts at Rubenstein Library, Duke University.
Applicants may submit a portfolio for a maximum of 20 uploads. Online submission of digital photographs via the website.
Image requirements: up to 5MB each), Video (up to 250MB each), Audio (up to 30MB each), PDFs (up to 10MB each) and Models (Sketchfab). You may also link to media from YouTube, Vimeo and SoundCloud
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