Anthropographia is a volunteer-run non-profit organization that generates awareness of under publicized human rights issues through visual story telling. The volunteer board of directors and advisors consist journalists, photo journalists, professors of photography, and leaders in the multimedia industry.
The Anthropographia Award for Human Rights gives photojournalists working in various communities and cultures opportunity to share their story or stories of witnessed human rights issues with an international audience.
For the 2013 edition, we will be selecting 12 photo-essays and 6 multimedia projects from the entries ubmitted. These will be chosen by a team of curators that includes Matthieu Rytz, the president of AnthropoGraphia, and 2 guests curators: Adrian Evans – Director of Panos Pictures, and Shahidul Alam – photographer, writer, lecturer and human rights activist.
Submission deadline: May 7, 2013
Exhibition tour will begin in July 2013
The most outstanding visual essay will be awarded $3,000.
For more information, visit http://www.anthropographia.org/2013.