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.
The Call for Entries for the 2011 Anthropographia Award for Human Rights is now open. This competition, which is free to all, offers an opportunity for photographers to exhibit their work and demonstrate their commitment to human rights issues.
Submission deadline: December 31, 2010
Notification of selected photos & multimedia projects: February 1, 2011
For the 2011 edition of the Anthropographia Call for Entries, we will be selecting 16 photo-essays and 8 multimedia projects out of the entries submitted. These will be selected by a team of curators, including Matthieu Rytz, Founder of Anthropographia, and two guest curators that Anthropographia has identified as definitive in their field. From the selected photo-essays and multimedia projects, two awards will be granted by the team of curators that recognizes the particular achievements of two photographers in representing human rights issues.
These awards are:
The Anthropographia Award for Photography and Human Rights
The Anthropographia Award for Multimedia and Human Rights
For more info, visit the Anthropographia website.