Leica & Magnum — Portrait of Alex Majoli


On Thursday, June 9, 2011, we had the pleasure of hosting a live judging of our 2011 Student Project Award that was open to the public at The Bridge Public Arts Initiative in Charlottesville, Virginia. Lead Judge Michael Wichita of the AARP Bulletin led a panel of Gillian Laub (Photographer), Larissa Leclair (Indie Photobook Library) and Molly Roberts (Smithsonian) through the difficult task of selecting one winner from our ten talented finalists. We are very fortunate that one of our finalists, Maddie McGarvey was secretly in the small audience, and when she was selected as the winner it was a very sweet moment. Maddie selected LUCEO photographer Kendrick Brinson (Atlanta) as her mentor.