2011 LUCEO Student Project Award Finalists
LUCEO believes in the importance of long-term projects and the importance of supporting developing photographers. This is the second year that we will be giving out this award and wow, what an amazing set of entries we received for our 2011 Student Project Award. There was a diverse range of styles, ideas, abilities and locations all over the world.
The winner, who will be announced later this month, will receive $1,000 and a mentorship from LUCEO to continue work on the top selected project. LUCEO Partner Mike Davis will also help edit the winning project and Larissa Leclair, Indie Photobook Library, will offer mentorship on the publication of a book.
Fraction Magazine Founder David Bram will select one of the finalists to publish in the magazine.
Lead Judge of the Student Project Award and Director of Photography at AARP Bulletin, Michael Wichita will select a finalist of the ten below to receive an assignment from AARP Bulletin.
Now, without further adieu, here are the TOP TEN FINALISTS for the 2011 LUCEO Student Project Award:
Collin Avery, United States
Giulia Bianchi, United States
Chloe Borkett, England
Ty Cacek, United States
Jared Iorio, United States
David Kasnic, United States
Maddie McGarvey, United States
Anastasia Rudenko, Russia
Daria Tuminas, Amsterdam
Alena Zhandarova, Russia
The top ten finalists will be judged at LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph on June 9, 2011 in Charlottesville, Virginia and then announced at the Festival.
Michael Wichita, Director of Photography, AARP Bulletin (Lead Judge)
Larissa Leclair, Independent Photo Library
Gillian Laub, Photographer
Molly Roberts, Photo Editor, Smithsonian Magazine
Best of luck to these top ten finalists and thank you to everyone who entered. If you aren’t a finalist and are still eligible next year, please develop and refine your work and submit it again in 2012.