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22 Feb 2022

Announcing Prince Claus Fund Partnership Network Grant Program 2022

The Tbilisi Photo Festival, in partnership with the Tbilisi Photography & Multimedia Museum, is pleased to announce an open call for female multidisciplinary artists from the South Caucasus (Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan) working with photography and video (documentary and conceptual).

The grant is funded by the Prince Claus Fund under the 2022 Partnership Network Grant Programme.

7 selected artists will receive a € 600 (net) grant to produce personal photo or video projects that reflect the reality of their native countries and focus on political, social, cultural or environmental issues. 

The grant programme will be mentored by Justyna Mielnikiewiczan award-winning photographer and a member of the MAPS agency who has been based in the Caucasus since 2003.

Each selected artist will be given the opportunity to develop her project during 6 individual mentoring sessions. These will take place twice a month for a period of 3 months and will focus on developing the project's idea, editing the story, advice on shooting sessions and producing a piece of multimedia work by the end of the grant programme.


The deadline for applications is 25 March 2022

The 3-month mentorship programme will run from April to June 2022


How to apply: DOWNLOAD ROADMAP  



Cover image: Justyna Mielnikiewicz. A Ukraine Runs Through It. May 1 Celebrations in Donetsk, 2015. School children from Donetsk dressed as clowns getting ready to perform for the public.