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Jerwood/Photoworks Awards

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Jerwood/Photoworks Awards
Territory: Europe
Theme: Open
Eligibility: Applicants must reside in the UK
Entry Fees: Free
Prize: Exhibition
The Jerwood/Photoworks Awards are a major commissioning opportunity supporting early-career artists working with photography to make new work and significantly develop their practice. Two artists will receive a £15,000 award each with a full package of support from Photoworks and Jerwood Arts to create new work over a 12-month period.

Now in their fourth edition, the Awards are for UK-based artists who have been practising for between one and ten years. There is no age limit or fee to apply and both organisations particularly seek to encourage artists exploring new approaches to photography.

The Awards include:
£10,000 artist fee
£5,000 production budget
Mentoring support from a high-profile international pool of experts for at least 12-months.
Curatorial support from Photoworks and Jerwood Arts
A two-person exhibition in London as part of the Jerwood Arts programme at Jerwood Space (opening October 2022)
A UK touring exhibition in 2023. Previous Jerwood/Photoworks Awards tour partners include Belfast Exposed, Belfast and StreetLevel Photoworks, Glasgow
A £5,000 printing budget from print partner Spectrum Photographic for the London and UK touring exhibitions
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