|Before WWII, every Ryukyu family home held an ancestral altar called a Butsudan. The Butsudan is the satellite and transmitter for prayers to the ancestors. Gelatin silver print by Chinen Aimi, winner of the 2019 Lange-Taylor Prize.|
Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize
The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University seeks entries for the Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize. The winner receives $10,000, features in Center for Documentary Studies' digital publications, and inclusion in the Archive of Documentary Arts at Rubenstein Library, Duke University, in Durham, NC. Open to documentary artists of any age and nationality. The Lange-Taylor Prize is intended to support artists, working alone or in teams, who are engaged in extended, ongoing fieldwork projects that fully exploit the relationship of words and images in the powerful, persuasive representation of a subject. The prize is not awarded for completed projects or to support the production of a book, exhibit, website, or other outcomes. $60 entry fee. Deadline: May 15, 2020.