PHOTO IS:RAEL IS HAPPY TO ANNOUNCE THE

MEITAR AWARD

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David Favrod, 2017 meitar short list

ABOUT

PHOTO IS:RAEL is happy to launch the open call for the Meitar Award 2018.

The Meitar Award is an international prize awarded for excellence in the field of photography, an initiative of PHOTO IS:RAEL and the Zvi and Ofra Meitar Family Fund. By submitting your work, you will have the opportunity to showcase it to a world-class jury, and have the chance to win a grant of $14,000 that includes a one-year long cooperation with a curator and a solo exhibition.
The jury, compiled of internationally renowned professionals, will select a shortlist of 20 finalists whose works will be presented in a group exhibition at the Israel Photography Festival in Tel Aviv during the month of November 2018.

The prize will be awarded for the third consecutive year. We are also happy to announce our recent upcoming cooperation with Head On Photography Festival in Sydney, Australia. Following the finalists’ exhibition at the International Photography Festival in Tel-Aviv in November 2018, the exhibition will move to Head On in Sydney where it will be exhibited in May 2019.

All the submitted works will be judged anonymously according to their originality and quality.

13.08.2018

Registration

08.10.2018

Submission deadline

03.11.2018

Shortlist announcement

24.11.2018

Winner announcement

AWARDS

SHORT LIST

An independent jury will select 20 photographers for the shortlist. These photographers will be showcased in a group exhibition at the Israel Photography Festival in November 2018  and at Head On Photography Festival in Sydney Australia in May 2019. All works will be judged anonymously based on their originality and quality.

2017 Short List »

THE WINNER

The jury will select the winner of the Meitar Award 2018 from the shortlist. The winner will receive a grant of $14,000, as well as a solo exhibition at the Israel Photography Festival 2019. The grant includes prize money, a yearlong cooperation with a professional curator and the production of a solo exhibition at the 2019 International Photography Festival.

 

2017 Winner »
Walker Pickering, Short List 2017

JURY 2018

Raz Samira

Chief Photography Curator, The Tel-Aviv Museum of Art

Maya Benton

Consulting Curator, International Center of Photography, New York

Micha Bar-Am

Photographer, Magnum Correspondent since 1968

Kristen Gresh

Estrellita and Yousuf Karsh Curator of Photographs at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Clement Saccomani

Photographer, Managing Director, NOOR, Netherlands

Dr. Noam Gal

Horace and Grace Goldsmith Curator, Noel and Harriette Levine Department of Photography, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Rivka Saker

Chairman of Sotheby's Israel, Founder and board chair of ARTIS

David Adika

Photographer and head of the Photography Department at Bezalel Academy of Art & Design, Jerusalem

Dafna Meitar Nechmad

The Zvi and Ofra Meitar Family Fund

2017 WINNER

Christian Werner

The winner of the 2017 Meitar Award

Christian Werner

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SHORT LIST 2017

Agnieszka Sosnowska
Avia Wiess
Ben Altman
Charles Xelot
Christian Werner
David Favrod
Gili Yaari
Gilles Nicolet
giovanna del sarto
Hadar Saifan
Harris Mizrahi
Hosam Katan
Ittai Bar-Joseph
Julien Chatelin
Kobi Wolf
Mickey Brandt
Ofir Barak
Roei Greenberg
Teri Havens
Walker Pickering
Agnieszka Sosnowska / Short List 2017

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