Center for Documentary Studies

Dorothea Lange–Paul Taylor Prize

Deadline: 
May 15, 2017 - Check back on April 15th for Upcoming Deadline
Entry Fee: 
$65
Cash Prize: 
$10,000
E-mail address: 

A prize of $10,000 and publication in the Center for Documentary Studies's print and digital periodicals will be given annually for a documentary project that incorporates text and images. The winning piece will also be placed in Duke University's Archive of Documentary Arts. Independent and collaborative fieldwork projects that "rely on and exploit, in intriguing and effective ways, the interplay of words and images in the creation and presentation of their work" are eligible. Poetry, oral history, descriptive narrative, photographs, audio, and video are eligible. Using the online submission system, submit up to 15 pages of writing and up to 19 images or 10 minutes of video or audio, along with a project description, an artist statement, a curriculum vitae, and a $65 entry fee by May 15. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Center for Documentary Studies, Dorothea Lange–Paul Taylor Prize, 1317 West Pettigrew Street, Durham, NC 27705. (919) 660-3685. Caitlin Johnson, Contact.