for “South Side,” his testimony to the Chicago neighborhood where he has lived and worked for over a decade
The five editorial winners include William Daniels, who shot powerful images for Central African Republic for TIME and other publications this year and Giulio Di Sturco, whose inside look at Madagascar’s cocoa war featured on LightBox in May
“The idea is to look at the South Side, in the space between the post-industrial meltdown to where Starbucks comes in,” he tells TIME, “and how globalization affects local communities, and ultimately how we deal with wealth inequality in the United States.”
The Conscientious Portfolio Competition is now in its sixth year. I’m very excited to announce this year’s incarnation. The winner(s) will have their work featured on this site, in the form of an extended conversation.
This year’s “highly commended” photographer is Rahul Talukder of Bangladesh. Mario Wezel of Germany is the “commended” photographer.