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Archive of Documentary Arts Collection Awards

Archive of Documentary Arts Collection Awards
Deadline: May 22

The Archive of Documentary Arts is committed to diversifying its collection in order to better reflect the multitude of viewpoints and communities from which work is being made in the documentary arts today. To this end, the ADA offers the following collection awards to acquire new work in 2017.

Selected photographers will receive an honorarium to print a body of work which will be acquired by the Archive of Documentary Arts and added to our collection. Selected work will be preserved in the non-circulating collections at the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Duke University, and available for use by students, faculty, and independent researchers. The ADA also promotes collection material through exhibition and a variety of public programs.

Eligibility:

-Applicants should not be enrolled in a degree-granting program at the time of submission

-Applicant may not be an employee of Duke University

-Applicants are not eligible if their work is already held in the collections of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Duke University

-Applicants may submit a maximum of one entry per award category

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