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MEITAR AWARD

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Christian Werner, 2017 Winner

ABOUT

PHOTO IS:RAEL is happy to announce an open call for the Meitar Award 2018.

The Meitar Award is an international prize awarded for excellence in the field of photography. By submitting your work, you will have the opportunity to showcase it to a world-class jury, have the chance to win a grant of $14,000 that includes a one-year long cooperation with a curator and a solo exhibition.
The jury, compiled of internationally renowned professionals, will select a shortlist of 20 finalists whose works will be presented in a group exhibition at the Israel Photography Festival in Tel Aviv during the month of November 2018. All the submitted works will be judged anonymously according to their originality and quality.

The Meitar Award is an initiative of the Israel Photography Festival and the Zvi and Ofra Meitar Family Fund. It was first awarded in 2016 to Israeli artists who showcased their talent and outstanding skills in photography. This year the Meitar Award has gained recognition as an international award, with the aspiration to create a worldwide dialogue through the language of photography.

 

22.06.2017

Registration

22.07.2017

Submission deadline

15.10.2017

Shortlist announcement

23.11.2017

Winner announcement

AWARDS

SHORT LIST

An independent jury will select 20 photographers for the shortlist. These photographers will be displayed in a group exhibition at the Israel Photography Festival in November 2018. All works will be judged anonymously according to their originality and quality.

2016 Short List »

THE WINNER

The winner of the Meitar Award 2017 will be selected from the shortlist and will receive a grant of $14,000, as well as a solo exhibition at the Israel Photography Festival 2018. The grant also includes prize money, and a one-year cooperation with a professional curator who will accompany the artist during his working process.

 

2016 Winner »
Walker Pickering, Short List 2017

JURY 2017

Peter van Agtmael

American Magnum photographer

Andres Serrano

American photographer and artist

Elinor Carucci

Israeli-American photographer

Manon Slome

President and chief curator of No Longer Empty

Dr. Noam Gal

Head of the Department of Photography at the Israel Museum

Rivka Saker

Chairman of the Sotheby's Israel, and the founder and board chair of Artis

Taia Kwinter

Associate Managing Editor at Aperture

Dafna Meitar Nechmad

The Zvi and Ofra Meitar Family Fund

2017 WINNER

Christian Werner

We are happy to announce the Wnner of the 2017 Meitar Award

Christian Werner

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SHORT LIST 2017

Agnieszka Sosnowska
Avia Wiess
Ben Altman
Charles Xelot
Christian Werner
David Favrod
Gili Yaari
Gilles Nicolet
giovanna del sarto
Hadar Saifan
Harris Mizrahi
Hosam Katan
Ittai Bar-Joseph
Julien Chatelin
Kobi Wolf
Mickey Brandt
Ofir Barak
Roei Greenberg
Teri Havens
Walker Pickering
Agnieszka Sosnowska / Short List 2017

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