Wellcome Photography Prize 2019

Wellcome Trust invite photographers and other image makers from all disciplines to enter the Wellcome Photography Prize, which celebrates compelling imagery that captures stories of health, medicine and science.

Wellcome Photography Prize outbreaks
Wellcome Photography Prize 2019

Wellcome Trust is looking for entries that can captivate people with stories of science and medicine, and start conversations about some of the health challenges humanity faces today.

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Wellcome Image Awards

Whether you are a research scientist, a documentary or clinical photographer, an artist, or a photojournalist, this is a great opportunity for you to inspire people to think differently about health, medicine and life.

Prizes
The winner of each category will receive £1,250, with the overall winner receiving a prize of £15,000. Prizes will be presented at an awards ceremony in London on 3 July 2019.

All the winning and shortlisted entries will go on show in a major public exhibition at Lethaby Gallery, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, from 4-13 July 2019.

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Wellcome Photography Prize 2019

Wellcome Photography Prize – Categories
There are four categories in the competition:

◾Social perspectives – explore how health and illness affect the way we live
◾Hidden worlds – reveal details hidden to the naked eye
◾Medicine in focus – show health and healthcare up close and personal
◾Outbreaks (2019 theme) – capture the impact of disease as it spreads.

The judges for the 2019 prize are:

◾Emma Bowkett, Director of Photography at FT Weekend Magazine, UK
◾Dan M Davis, Professor of Immunology at the University of Manchester, UK
◾Dr Heidi Larson, Director of The Vaccine Confidence Project at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK
◾Joanne Liu, International President of Médecins Sans Frontières, Switzerland
◾Pete Muller, National Geographic Photographer and Fellow, Kenya
◾Azu Nwagbogu, Curator at Large for Photography at the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, Nigeria.

The judges panel will be chaired by Jeremy Farrar, Director of Wellcome.

Entry deadline: December 17, 2018
Please read Terms and Conditions of Wellcome Photography Prize on this webpage

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Online submission at this site https://photoprizeentry.wellcome.ac.uk/ Good luck!

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