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2018 W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography

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Mark Peterson was awarded the Grant for his work examining America’s white supremacist movement.

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2018 W. Eugene Smith Fellowship

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Sarah Blesener was awarded the Fellowship for her work examining patriotic camps and clubs across the nation, where roughly 400,000 children are taught, often with military subtext, what it means to be an American.

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2018 Howard Chapnick Grant

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Pete Brook received the 2018 Howard Chapnick Grant for his proposal to collaborate with incarcerated students to co-author “History 101: Photography In American Prisons,” a course curriculum on images in, and about, carceral sites in the United States.

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2018 Student Grant

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In New Dutch Views, Marwan Bassiouni, the recipient of the 2018 Student Grant, photographs the Dutch landscape from inside Dutch mosques.

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2018 Smith Grant Finalists

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Monika Bulaj (Poland) and Enayat Asadi (Iran) received special awards for their projects, Broken Songlines || Three Manuscripts, and Rising from the Ashes of War, respectively. Sponsored by The Philip and Edith Leonian Foundation, the $2,500 awards are presented to Smith Grant finalists whose works the judges deemed as “exceptional and worthy of recognition.”

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2018 Grant Recipients

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W. Eugene Smith Grant Recipient – Mark Peterson
Howard Chapnick Grant Recipient – Pete Brook
Student Grant Recipient – Marwan Bassiouni
Smith Fellowship Recipient – Sarah Blesener
W. Eugene Smith Grant Finalists – Enayat Asadi and Monika Bulaj

Attend the 39th annual W. Eugene Smith Grant and awards presentation

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The ceremony will take place on at the SVA Theater on Wednesday, October 17, 2017. Doors open at 6:15 pm.

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Past Grant Recipients

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The world’s leading photographers have been recognized over the past three decades.

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