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17 Dec 2021

Prince Claus Fund / Partnership Network Grant Program 2021

In 2021 Tbilisi Photo Festival and Tbilisi Photography & Multimedia Museum have implemented the second mentorship program for women photographers and produced the works within The Prince Claus Fund Partnership Network Grant for a three-year period (2020-2023).

Grant Program for Women Photographers

The second edition of grant program for the Women Photographers - “Isolated communities: New Narratives, New Ways of Being and Living” (June-October 2021) was mentored by Turkish photographer - Emin Özmen / Magnum Photos and freelance photography editor, educator, curator - Cloé Kerhoas. 

Five women photographers from Bangladesh, Iran, India, Tahiland have been offered an opportunity to benefit from the grant, which supported production of photo stories exploring what local communities from different countries can tell us about the most challenging issues of modernity: climate change, the consequences of emergence of pandemics, migration, social and political injustice.

The photo projects produced by grantees became a part of i-mediatheque, an online multimedia archives of Tbilisi Photography & Multimedia Museum.


slideshow to check | Atefe Moeini - We Project (Iran)



slideshow to check | Chingrimi Shimray - Our Belongings (India)


slideshow to check | Charinthorn Rachurutchata - The Will to Remember (Thailand)



slideshow to check | Deepti Asthana - Weight of the water (India)


slideshow to check | Tahia Farhin Haqu - Trapped in time (Bangladesh)


Cover image © Deepti Asthana. Weight of the water. 2021