Awards & Competitions

Justyna Mielnikiewicz Wins $30,000 2016 W. Eugene Smith Grant

October 13, 2016

Photojournalist Justyna Mielnikiewicz has won the 2016 W. Eugene Smith Grant in humanistic photography for her ongoing project about Russia’s influence over neighboring countries, the W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund announced today. The $30,000 grant was presented to Mielnikiewicz during the foundation’s 37th annual awards ceremony at the SVA Theater in New York City. Since 2001, Mielnikiewicz—who is Polish born and now a citizen of...

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