Harvard University’s Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology has awarded the 2011 Robert Gardner Fellowship in Photography to Miki Kratsman, an Argentinean-born photographer who has lived in Israel since 1971. Kratsman, who has exhibited his work inte
Miki Kratsman will photograph Palestinians with a lens used by the unmanned aircraft of the Israeli Defense Forces. Photographs of shadids, or martyrs, as they are seen in posters in the occupied territories will be the basis for another segment of the project. For a third portion of the work, Kratsman will photograph articles of clothing warn by Palestinians when they were killed, a nod to Francois Aubert’s 1867 photograph of the shirt of Mexican ruler Maximilian just after he was executed.
PDNPulse: Getty Announces September 2009 Grant Winners:
Getty Images today completed its fifth annual photojournalism grants program by announcing that Krisanne Johnson, Brenda Kenneally (both from the United States) and Zalmai (from Afghanistan and Switzerland) have been selected to each receive $20,000 grants, as well as collaborative editorial support from Getty Images, to pursue their documentary photography projects.