CONTACT is requesting submissions for the 2021 Burtynsky Grant—a $5,000 annual grant to support a Canadian artist in the creation of a photobook.
In 2016, photographer Edward Burtynsky and CONTACT established the Burtynsky Grant to foster the creation of photobooks by Canadians. The grant supports photo-based artists who are at the advanced stages of developing a cohesive, rigorous body of work presented in book form.
Please submit the following as a PDF by a file hosting service (eg. WeTransfer or Dropbox) to email@example.com by Monday, June 7, 2021.
– Minimum ten (10) spreads of your book dummy that best communicate your project and vision for publication
– Project statement about your photobook and how you would use the grant funding (ie. rough budget details)
– Expressions of interest from publishers, and/or other publishing grants, if available
– CV and/or artist statement
Please note that CONTACT staff are working remotely and cannot accept hardcopy submissions. Thank you for your understanding. For questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Since its inception, The Burtynsky Grant has supported a range of exceptional photobooks by Canadian and international independent publishers.
More information here.