Photo: Lauren Greenfield
The October list of Fritt Ord's grants in response to ordinary applications for more than NOK 100 000 have now been published.
Among the recipients, we find several projects related to the image-related aspects of journalism. The Oslo National Institute of the Arts, Design Division, received NOK 800 000 for a four-year part-time position in satirical drawing, hiring the artist Siri Dokken in a 20% position. The Nobel Peace Centre received NOK 200 000 for the photo exhibition "Generation Wealth" by Lauren Greenfield, while Photographer Anne-Stine Johnsbråten received NOK 100 000 for manuscript development and the publication of photo book "Good Wife, Wise Mother – Women in Japan".
Support was also granted for TRD - the Trondheim Documentary Festival 2017 and the DOK18 Festival for Photojournalism and Documentary Photography in Fredrikstad. Photographer Terje Bringedal received NOK 30 000 for the photo project "The Island of Forgotten Women".