2015 Archive

2015 Awards

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The Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation winners
Curated by Manuel Rivera-Ortiz 


Thursday July 9 :: 10:30 pm
Cour de l'Archevêché. Place de la République. Arles.
Free entrance

Created in 2009 by Manuel Rivera-Ortiz, The Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation for Documentary Photography & Film is a nonprofit organization in the State of New York that supports photographers and filmmakers around the world whose mission is documenting the social realities of people all around the world. Every summer in Arles, the Foundation awards a grant to one photographer and one filmmaker begin and complete or complete a socio documentary project. Recently making Arles its European home, the Foundation aims to become a permanent fixture in the City of Arles creating a forum not only for photographers and filmmakers, but also for the community of Arles and its children.


The laureates of the Foundation include:
Mads Nissen – Denmark (World Press Photo 2015)
Gustavo Jononovich - Argentina
Vivek Singh - India
Mohamed Ali Eddin – Egypt
Camille Lepage (posthumous Foundation Prize recipient) - France
Mo Yi – China (Foundation Prize Winner 2015
Lucien Clergue (posthumous Foundation Prize recipient) - France. 


More information : http://mrofoundation.org