Leica Camera USA just announced the three recipients of the third annual Leica Women Foto Project Award and VII Mentor Program. This year’s LWFP awardees include Rania Matar, Rosem Morton, and September Bottoms.
The Leica Women Foto Project is an ongoing commitment to elevating marginalized voices while empowering the female point of view through photography. To further amplify the female perspective, we are hosting the Leica Women Summit at Fotografiska New York on March 12th and 13th, a 2-day event comprised of a comprehensive multi-platform program serving to inspire conversations on the photo industry and reframe the narrative.
This year’s awardees: Rania Matar, Rosem Morton, and September Bottoms were selected by a diverse panel of judges ranging from award-winning photojournalists to renowned contributors to the world of photography. Each winner will be awarded $10,000, a Leica SL2-S camera with Leica Vario-Elmarit 24-70 ASPH lens, and a 4-week photography exhibition at Fotografiska New York. Beginning March 8th, the exhibition will also feature the work of this year’s Leica Oskar Barnack Award winner, Ana María Arévalo. To further amplify the female perspective, Leica will host the Leica Women Summit at Fotografiska New York on March 12th and the 13th, comprising of complimentary programs serving to inspire conversations on the photo industry.
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