Sunday, November 11, 2007

{dorothea lange and paul taylor prize}

roger lemoyne 2007 winner

the deadline is coming right up, january 31, 2008.

The year 2008 marks the eighteenth anniversary of the Dorothea
Lange–Paul Taylor documentary prize
, a $20,000 award given annually by the Center for Documentary Studies. First announced a year after the Center's founding at Duke University, the prize was created to encourage collaboration between documentary writers and photographers in the tradition of the acclaimed photographer Dorothea Lange and writer and social scientist Paul Taylor. In 1941 Lange and Taylor published
An American Exodus, a book that renders human experience eloquently in text and images and remains a seminal work in documentary studies. The Lange-Taylor Prize honors their important collaborative work.

here are the 2007 winners...
photographer Roger LeMoyne, a Canadian, and writer Kurt Pitzer, an American. Pitzer and LeMoyne's project, "After War," will explore questions about the lasting effects of war on ordinary civilians of the former Yugoslavia.

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