Thanks to all who have joined us for our virtual roundtables thus far; we’ve thoroughly enjoyed the experience and being able to hang out and see some of your work. We plan to keep these sessions going for the time being and hope you can join us! Our next virtual roundtable will be held on Thursday, May 14 at 6 p.m., and we’ll be exploring the theme of light and shadow. If you’d like to join, please register here. The confirmation email will include details for the meeting and how to provide the image you’d like to share with the group.
- Focus on the Story will award a grant of $2,000 to one visual storyteller to help in completing a project, reimbursing expenses for a recently completed project, or exhibiting, publishing or promoting a project that brings attention to a critical issue, bridges a cultural gap, or has the potential to spark social change. Proposals will be accepted through June 5.
- An-My Lê’s first retrospective slated to open at the Carnegie Museum of Art on March 14, the date the museum closed due to coronavirus, is now a virtual show with many of her images documenting cultural conflicts playing out in public spaces.
- Photoworks call for entries for their Gender|Space online exhibit closes this Sunday at midnight; the $25 fee includes up to five images.
- A photographer furloughed from his job with Lifetouch set out to document the evolving restaurant industry as owners adapt to stay open during the pandemic.
- The 2020 Pulitzer Prize winners were announced this week with Reuters being recognized for breaking news photography and the Associated Press for feature photography.
- A new book invites people to dive into the history of the swimming pool through photography.
- The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is making the transition to digital exhibits later this month with an exhibit featuring the work of longtime entertainment photographer Kevin Mazur who has shot all but two of their induction ceremonies.