Awards

Joseph Sywenkyj Wins W. Eugene Smith Grant

A demonstrator stands in front of burning vehicles during violent clashes with police in the center of Kyiv on Hrushevsky Street. The violence began after demonstrators marched toward parliament from Independence Square. They encountered police forces who blocked their path and the violence ensued from there. Hundreds were wounded in the violence and at least three demonstrators were killed over several days. January 19, 2014

American photographer Joseph Sywenkyj has won the the $30,000 W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography for his work documenting the lives of families affected by the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.

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William Daniels—Panos
Awards

Top Photographers Win $130,000 Worth of Grants

Announced at Visa pour l’Image, a widely-attended yearly photojournalism festival held in Perpignan, France, the grants—first established in 2004—aim to help photographers undertake “projects of personal and journalistic significance.”

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Jon Lowenstein
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Jon Lowenstein wins Lange–Taylor Prize for South Side Chicago Work

Jon Lowenstein has won the $10, 000 Dorothea Lange–Paul Taylor Prize for his powerful, in-depth look at life in Chicago’s much-maligned South Side.

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