Awards & Competitions

Robin Hammond Wins $30,000 W. Eugene Smith Fund Grant

October 17, 2013

By David Walker

© Robin Hammond

A mentally disabled man in Kenya, living in a locked tin shack.  The image is from Robin Hammond's project, Condemned.

Photographer Robin Hammond has been awarded the 2013 W. Eugene Smith Grant, a $30,000 prize, to help complete his ongoing project called “Condemned–Mental Health in African Countries in Crisis.” Hammond has spent two years working on the project, which documents the mental health crisis in several regions of Africa, and the abuse and neglect of victims of mental illness. His...

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