Category Archives: Prizes

Photography and Openness

The artist Natasha Caruana has just started a residency at the Open Data Institute. I went along to the launch, curious to find out why a photographer would be a good person to have around in an organisation that aims … Continue reading

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Keep it straightforward and to the point

John Duncan is a co-editor of Source and one of the co-organisers and judges for the Solas Prize. To help anyone submitting work for the prize get an idea how it works he has conducted short interviews with fellow judge … Continue reading

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Surprise Me!

Herman Seidl from Fotohof in Salzburg is one of the judges for the Solas Prize. Tanya Kiang spoke to him about his background in photography and what he would like to see from this year's submissions. Tanya Kiang: What first … Continue reading

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How to Spend $10,000

Last year Takashi Arai won the Source-Cord Prize (now the Solas Prize, deadline 19th July) and an award of $10,000. But how to spend it? In this short film Takashi talks about the work he submitted, the circumstances of his … Continue reading

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Working From Home

Andrea Gruetzner won the $1,000 second prize in last year's Source-Cord Prize. In anticipation of this year's Solas Prize John Duncan spoke to Andrea by Skype about what the Prize has allowed her to do and how her work has … Continue reading

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A Dummy Hits the Big Time

Jan McCullough is one of the three artists featured in the current issue of Source. Her work 'Home Instruction Manual' records her efforts in arranging a house following the advice of people in online chatrooms. She has also just won … Continue reading

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Show me you're committed to the work

Frits Gierstberg is the Chief Exhibitions Curator at Nederlands Fotomuseum in Rotterdam and one of the judges for this year's Solas Prize. Trish Lambe of Gallery of Photography Ireland asked him about his thoughts on contemporary photography and his advice … Continue reading

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How to Show me your Photographs

Natasha Egan is the executive director of the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago (MoCP). She has organised over fifty exhibitions with a focus on contemporary Asian art and artists concerned with societal topics. John Duncan, an editor … Continue reading

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Tanya Kiang, Solas Judge

The Solas Prize has five judges and we plan to speak to each of them to find out what they are looking for in the submissions. We start with Tanya Kiang who has been the Director of the Gallery of … Continue reading

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Solas Prize

We are pleased to announce the Solas prize. This is an international award for contemporary photography and includes prizes of $11,500. This is a new collaboration between Source and the Gallery of Photography Ireland. The Prize will be judged by … Continue reading

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