Introducing the 2013 Production Grantees from Central Asia, the South Caucasus, Afghanistan, Mongolia, and Pakistan
The Open Society Documentary Photography Project has awarded nine grants to photographers from Central Asia, the South Caucasus, Afghanistan, Mongolia, and Pakistan to produce work on pressing human rights and social issues in the region. Organized in partnership with Al-liquindoi Workshops, the grant program provides two master-level workshops on visual storytelling led by internationally recognized photographers Thomas Dworzak and Yuri Kozyrev, and industry professionals Adrian Kelterborn and Andrei Polikanov, who will also provide ongoing mentorship throughout the six-month term.
2013 Production Grantees
Mariam Amurvelashvili: Chinese and Indian labor migrants in Georgia
Anush Babajanyan: Armenian women migrants
Rentsendorj Bazarsukh: Social interactions and exchange in Mongolia’s largest public market, Naran Tuul
Gulbuddin Elham: Sikh and Hindu communities in Afghanistan
Vaghinak Ghazaryan: Children with disabilities in Armenia
Ilkin Huseynov: Ganja, Azerbaijan
Piruza Khalapyan: Syrian Armenians
Asef Ali Mohammad: The Hazara community of Quetta, Pakistan
Nelli Shishmanyan: Daily village life along the Azerbaijan-Armenian border
Announcing Moving Walls 25: Another Way Home
Moving Walls 25: Another Way Home is an exhibition and fellowship honoring artists, journalists, and creative technologists who use documentary practice to explore the topic of migration.
How the Market Photo Workshop Has Invested in South African Photographers
Market Photo Workshop’s Lekgetho Makola, artist Lebohang Kganye, and Africa Is a Country’s Sean Jacobs discuss the role of photography in shaping memory and contemporary culture in South Africa.
Announcing the 24th Moving Walls Exhibit, Here We Are: Visual Resistance and Reclaiming Narratives
Here We Are is an exhibition that celebrates 10 individual and collective artists, journalists, documentarians, and advocates who engage with art and documentary practice as forms of resistance.