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Firecracker Grant

Genesis are delighted to once again support The Firecracker Photographic Grant; an annual award providing funding to support a female photographer to aid in the completion of a documentary photographic project. Applications for the 2018 Firecracker Photographic Grant are now open.

The Firecracker Photographic Grant 2018

Applications are open to female photographers internationally, and those who are female-identifying. Submissions are judged by an independent panel of industry specialists from a cross section of disciplines and sectors, including picture editors, commissioners, art buyers and gallerists. Through a combination of self-initiated fundraising and with our support, the Grant fund is a minimum financial contribution of £2,000 plus credit of professional printing, mounting and framing services from Genesis Imaging.

The Firecracker Photographic Grant 2018 Judging Panel:

Brandei Estes, Head of Photography, Sotheby’s

Olivia Arthur, Photographer and Co-Founder of Fishbar

Lucy Pike, Director of Photography, WeTransfer

Tim Clark, Curator & Editor in Chief, 1000 Words

Vivienne Gamble, Director of Seen Fifteen, Co-Founder of Peckham 24


Apply for the Firecracker Photographic Grant:

Submissions are subject to a £10 application fee which directly contributes to the Grant total.


Learn more and apply here


Visit the Firecracker website