The application form for funds for emerging photography in Haiti 2024 is out. The FPEH aims to assist talented photographers from Haiti in bringing their coherent photographic projects to life or furthering their pursuits. These projects can have journalistic intent or align with documentary or artistic objectives.
In addition to providing financial assistance, this scholarship offers a year-long mentorship program with internationally acclaimed photography experts. For this particular edition, photographer Karl Joseph and curator and editor Jeanne Mercier will be the mentors. The FPEH also guarantees exposure for the completed work, both within Haiti and internationally, through the publication of a brochure.
Fund for Emerging Photography in Haiti 2024
Their primary objectives include:
- Identifying talented individuals, offering support, training, and guidance to Haitian artists in their creative endeavors.
- Strengthening social connections and promoting equal access to art by making the Art Center’s artistic heritage available to everyone, especially young people, through classes, lectures, exhibitions, publications, and mediation workshops.
- Encouraging artistic creation by facilitating its promotion within the art market, both domestically and internationally, with the aim of revitalizing the artistic sector’s economy.
- Preserving, promoting, and enriching a distinctive collection of artwork, ensuring it is accessible to the general public as well as researchers from Haiti and around the world.
- This call is open to emerging photographers in the photography field in Haiti.
- Applicants must have a minimum of two (2) to four (4) years of experience in the photography sector
- Applicants must have a bank account in Haiti
- The project presented should have a maximum duration of one year
- Applications can be submitted on an individual basis or as a group, by individuals aged between 20 and 35 years old.
- Eligible activities should contribute to the creation or promotion of an artistic project, such as purchasing materials dedicated to artistic practice, organizing exhibitions, or publishing work, among others.
- Two winners will receive financial support of $5,000, along with mentorship from one of the two mentors for a period of one year, with one working session per month.
- The project submitted must be completed within one year after receiving the first disbursement.
- The winner needs to submit an interim report to receive the remaining balance of their scholarship, and a comprehensive report to conclude it.
Application Procedures and Requirements
To apply, interested individuals must submit a comprehensive application package that includes:
- A fully filled-out application form
- A completed budget
- A portfolio showcasing your work (which should include a cohesive series of at least 6 photos) or accessible through a provided link
- A brief biography
- you must also submit a copy of a valid identification document.
- To initiate your application process, please click on the provided
Visit the FEPH official website for further information about the program.
December 5, 2023.
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