CENTER is pleased to offer $5,000 in project support to a female-identified photographer, 40 years of age and over, who use their camera to address social justice. We welcome submissions from transgender, non-binary, non-conforming, and two-spirited individuals.
This program is made possible by Review Santa Fe alumna, Dorie Hagler, whose project me&EVE amplifies the voices of women. Initiated in 2016 on International Women’s Day, this project was inspired after seeing the transformative effects of witnessing women share their stories.
Career Advancement Package
// $5,000 Cash Award
// Winners Exhibition at El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe
// Complimentary participation and presentation in the Review Santa Fe Photo Festival
// Online exhibition at VisitCenter.org
2020 Award Recipient
Ada Trillo, Philadelphia, PA, and Juarez, Mexico; La Caravana Del Diablo
From the statement – “Mexican President, Andrés Manual López Obrador has historically called for safe passage for migrants, but when US President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs, Mexico reversed its policy and deployed soldiers to keep central American migrants from entering Mexico.”
Jennifer Pritheeva Samuel is a Photo Editor at National Geographic, where she edited many of the stories in the magazine’s 2019 series highlighting women and the 2018 series on race and diversity. She has worked on visual media and fine art projects that probe socio-political issues for more than 15 years.
Prior to National Geographic, Samuel produced public programs for Photoville and managed Anastasia Photo gallery and Hank Willis Thomas’ studio. She was a co-founder and curator of the Brooklyn Photo Salon.
Samuel also worked in documentary film and served as an associate producer on several films that aired on PBS’s “Frontline,” “Independent Lens,” “POV” and the BBC, covering a range of topics, including climate change, race and education, and Hurricane Katrina.
After studying Anthropology and Photography at New York University, Samuel served as a Peace Corps volunteer on the Caribbean island of Dominica. She received her Master of International Affairs from Columbia University’s School of International & Public Affairs, with a focus on economic development and media. She currently resides in Washington, D.C.