MEITAR AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN PHOTOGRAPHY

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ABOUT

The Meitar Award for Excellence in photography, a collaboration between PHOTO IS:RAEL and the Zvi and Ofra Meitar Family Fund, will be awarded for the sixth time this year for a body of work that demonstrates excellence in the field of photography.

A professional independent jury of leading international professionals will review all shortlisted candidates anonymously and will select a photographer who demonstrates thought, quality, originality, and excellence in photography, as well as the potential to create a comprehensive body of work suitable for a solo exhibition.

The 20 finalists will be showcased in a group exhibition at the International Photography Festival in November 2022 in Tel-Aviv.  The award winner will be announced in November during the festival.

13.06.2022

Early Registration Opens

01.07.2022

Late Registration

18.07.2022

Submission Deadline

30.11.2022

Selected artists notified

AWARDS

Finalists

The 20 finalists will be showcased in a group exhibition at the International Photography Festival in November 2022 in Tel-Aviv.

2021 finalists »

THE WINNER

The winner will be announced in November 2022. The award winner will receive a $14,000 grant, composed of a personal grant of $2,500, curatorial  guidance, and the production of a solo exhibition that will be part of the 2022 International Photography Festival.

2021 Winner »
Edgar Martins, Finalist 2020

JURY 2022

Lisa Springer

Curator of Touring Photography Exhibitions, V&A Museum, London

Demet Yıldız Dinçer

Photography Department Manager, Istanbul Museum of Modern Art

Ed Kashi

Photojournalist/Filmmaker with VII Photo Agency

Ljudmila Stratimirović

artistic director and founder of Kc Grad and Art weekend Belgrade

Maja Dyrehauge Gregersen

Managing Director, Copenhagen Photo Festival

Dr. Roger Ballen

Artist and Photographer

Judith Guetta

Artist, Director of the Azrieli Gallery and the Yossi Nachmias Photo Gallery, Chair Department of Photographic Communication, Hadassah Academic College, Jerusalem

Kathrin Schönegg

Curator C/O Berlin Foundation

Lakin Ogunbanwo

Photographer

דפנה מיתר נחמד , קרן משפחת צבי ועפרה מיתר

Dafna Meitar Nechmad

The Zvi and Ofra Meitar Family Fund

2021 WINNER

Colin Delfosse

 

The Winner of the 2021 Meitar Award for Excellence in Photography

Colin Delfosse

Series Name
Fulu act :Embodying Kinshasa

2021 FINALISTS

Aki & Astrid Sinikoski
Alain Schroeder
Alnis Stakle
Amanda Rowan
Andrew Feiler
Claire Beckett
Cletus Nelson Nwadike
Dan Nelken
Davide Bertuccio
Edgar Martins
Ittai Bar-Joseph
KERRY DEAN
Laura Pannack
MOUNEB TAIM
Pang Hai
Sabine van Wechem
Saja Quttaineh
Silvia Alessi
Varzariu Mugur
Aki & Astrid Sinikoski / New Ghosts

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