Mary F. Calvert, Maggie Steber and Zoe Strauss are among the 12 photographers who have been named Guggenheim Fellows for 2017, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced on April 7. The Fellowships provide grants of undisclosed amounts to sup
We used to call this type of work “women’s Issues.” I prefer to think of them as our issues. You cannot marginalize half the world’s population without it being a problem for all of us. The only difference between “us” and “them” is that they were born there and we were born here. I became a photojournalist so I could tell the stories of those with no voice and to provide a mirror for society to examine itself. Everyone should know what is going on in his or her world and it is my job to make them care.
Photographer Mary F. Calvert has won the Alexia Foundation’s 2014 Women’s Initiative Grant to fund her project called “Missing in Action: Homeless Female Veterans,” the foundation announced this morning. Calvert was a finalist for the $25,000 grant last y