Eligibility: Open to all
Entry Fees: $45
Prize: Cash Prize
The 10th-anniversary edition of the PHmuseum Photography Grant is now open for submissions. From today applicants can present their projects to the open call that offers €10,000 in cash prizes meant to support photographers and recognise the importance of visual storytelling. Their work and that of other finalists will be further projected at Verzasca Foto (Switzerland), Jakarta International Photography Festival (Indonesia) and PhMuseum Lab (Italy).
Moreover, two applicants will be granted a solo exhibition, which is often a milestone in a
photographer's career. For the fourth consecutive year, the team of PhEST (Monopoli, Italy) will
select a project among all the submissions to be showcased at the 2022 edition of the festival.
The same goes for Getxophoto (Getxo, Spain), whose Artists Director Jon Uriarte will select for
the third year in a row a project that will join the main program of the 2022 edition of the Basque
The open call further offers the opportunity to work with Landskrona Foto (Sweden) is also.
Their Director, Jenny Nordquist, will independently select a profile among all the applicants that
will be the recipient of a residency bursary. The program will take place for 6 weeks during the
autumn of 2022 in Landskrona, Sweden. The artist in residency receives a grant of
approximately €1,500, plus travel expenses, an apartment in Landskrona, and an office space,
committing to producing a unique body of work within the residency period having his/her new
surrounding area as the main focus.
Another applicant will be invited to Cortona On The Move (Italy) to present their work live during
the opening weekend. Finally, six applicants selected by the PHmuseum team will be able to get
their work reviewed by a mentor from PHmuseum Education, while winners, honourable
mention awardees, and several selected submissions will be promoted on the PHmuseum
channels throughout the year.
To enter, you are invited to present one or multiple cohesive series featuring between 5 and 20
images. The theme is open and all photographic approaches are welcomed. All entries will be
reviewed by an independent jury comprised of Alejandro Cartagena (Visual Artist), Joanna
Milter (Photography Director, The New Yorker), Shoair Mavlian (Director, Photoworks), Thomas
Sauvin (Collector and Artist). The review will happen in March with the shortlist to be
announced in early April. This year’s open call is supported by GUP Magazine, the official media
Over the years, the PhMuseum Photography Grant has grown into a leading photography prize,
awarding photographers like Max Pinckers, Poulomi Basu, Jacob Aue Sobol, Diana Markosian,
and Tomas van Houtryve, among many others. We look forward to continuing this tradition even
in this anniversary edition of the call. The deadline is set for 17 February, while there is a
reduced entry fee option until 27 January.