Open Society Foundations Names Nine Winning Documentary Photo Grants

By Rachel Denber

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The Open Society Documentary Photography Project is pleased to announce the winners of the 2012 Production Grant to Individual Photographers from Central Asia, the South Caucasus, Afghanistan, Mongolia, and Pakistan, which supports photographers to document a social justice or human rights issue in their home country or region. The grant program is co-sponsored with the Open Society Arts and Culture Program and includes a $3500 cash stipend; audio equipment and software; two advanced workshops with highly esteemed photographers Thomas Dworzak and Yuri Kozyrev, multi-media producer Adrian Kelterborn, and photo editor Andrei Polikanov; and ongoing mentoring.