in the Water
By Anna Boyiazis
Finding Freedom in the Water bears witness to women and girls in Zanzibar learning to swim, an act of emancipation. This proposal focuses on an in-depth, visual narrative of these women and girls, revealing the broader and the more intimate context of their daily lives.
By Matika Wilbur
Project 562 is a visual narrative of Tribal sovereignties in the US, covering over 400 Tribal Nations in all 50 states to “change the way we see Native America”. Matika’s extraordinary creative initiative and singular body of work began after a dream with her grandmother, who asked her to photograph their own peoples. Matika honors her ancestor by portraying the richness and diversity of lived experiences of Indian Country with bold and inspired creativity.
The Super Power of Me
By Karen Zusman
The Super Power of Me project celebrates young lives of color and immigrants with a portrait series that shows who they are before the world tells them otherwise. It consists of an outdoor exhibit and creativity workshops that help express, protect and share with the world their vision of who they are.