The 2022 Lenscratch Student Prize Honorable Mention Winner: Mackenzie Calle - LENSCRATCH

It is with pleasure that the jurors announce the 2022 Lenscratch Student Prize Honorable Mention Winner, Mackenzie Calle. Calle was selected for her project, The Gay Space Agency, and is currently attending the Documentary Photography and Visual Journalis

With science fiction, there are endless storytelling possibilities. You can be limitless in your imagination. For The Gay Space Agency, I wanted it to be visually playful and other-worldly while also engaging in a serious analysis of the culture that represses the LGBTQ+ community in astronautics and aerospace