Slideshow: 'Photocrati Fund' Photography Grant Competition Winners

July 5, 2011 /Photography NewsPhotocrati Media named Vancouver-based environmental photographer Paul Colangelo as the 2011 Photocrati Fund Fellow in early June. For his project, Surviving Todagin, Colangelo will lead a four-month-long expedition on Togadin Mountain in the Sacred Headwaters region of British Columbia (June-Sept. 2011) to document the unfolding story of the conflict between development, conservation and livelihoods.

Second Place was awarded to Robin Hammond for his on-going project Still Human - Mental Health in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Struggle for Dignity, which documents the shocking care conditions for mental health patients.

Matt Eich was awarded Third Place for his project Sin & Salvation in Baptist Town, an intimate documentary of the complicated legacies of racism and class disparities in a Mississippi Delta town. 
Honorable Mentions included: Anna Boyiazis AIDS Orphans in Sub-Saharan Africa; Stacy Kranitz The Island - Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana; Ivo Viktorov Danchev Saker Falcon Conservation in Central Asia; Wendy Marijnissen Every Woman Counts; Alex Masi War Defects: The Fallujah Legacy; Thomas Edwin Stanworth An Uncommon Faith; Sebastian Liste Vicario Sugar Cane, Slave Work, and Andrew Harrington Living with Lions.


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