Photo Grants & Funding

Anatomy of a Successful Grant Application: Jon Lowenstein’s Guggenheim Fellowship

June 4, 2012

By David Walker

© Jon Lowenstein / NOOR

Jon Lowenstein won the Guggenheim Fellowship in 2011, which helped fund new work including the image above.

Jon Lowenstein’s long-term projects “confront the realms of power, poverty and violence,” he says. With “Shadow Lives USA,” he explored the struggles of Latin American immigrants. His ongoing “South Side” project is about life in Chicago’s gritty South Side neighborhoods, and the social, economic and political forces shaping it. John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation jurors take an applicant’s entire career...

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