2nd EDITION 2021-2022







The scholarship includes


    Tuition fee to attend at the Market Photo Workshop school the advanced course in Photojournalism & Documentary photography, in Johannesburg ZA – from Mid January 2022 to early December 2022.

    Information about the course: https://marketphotoworkshop.co.za/courses/photojournalism-documentary-photography/


      A/R in Economy class from the place of residence to Johannesburg ZA.


        A monthly stipend of 10,000 ZAR (around 580€/650$) for 12 months, to cover accommodation, meals and other out of pocket expenses, while attending the Course at the School in Johannesburg, plus medical insurance


          Invitation to Addis Foto Fest (AFF) 6th edition, early December 2021, to participate to Portfolio Reviews and dedicated programs and conferences. If feasible, participation and travel option to Addis Abeba will be confirmed in due time.



          Support in the curation of a new body of work, developed during the Scholarship and to be presented for admission to another International Festival, to be introduced to international Photo Editors and to take part to dedicated programs and conferences.


          The Market Photo Workshop, Johannesburg

          Addis Foto Festival, Addis Abeba

          Are the
          main partners, also supporting the activation of the Grant, Media Communication and the Press Releases.

          THE JURY

          Chiara Bardelli Nonino

          Chiara Bardelli Nonino


          Chiara is Photo editor of Vogue Italia and L’Uomo Vogue and Curator for the Vogue Photo Festival. With a focus on contemporary photography, she works on independent editorial and curatorial projects and juries. During 2020, she was part of the jury of Hyères festival and she curated the monographic exhibition “Paolo Roversi – Studio Luce” at MAR in Italy. She has collaborated with the British Journal of Photography, Foam Magazine, The Photocaptionist, among others.

          Benoit Baume

          Benoit Baume


          Benoit, after a first experience in journalism at Libération, managed press relations during the America’s Cup in New Zealand in 2003. Back to Paris, he became the editor of the photography magazine “Le Monde du Regard”. In 2013 he created Fisheye Magazine on paper and online, as well as a communication agency and a gallery, imposing an innovative approach in the field of the photo media. Actively working on Virtual Reality, he established the VR Arles festival.

          Khona Dlamini

          Khona Dlamini


          Khona is currently the Programmes and Projects Manager at Market Photo Workshop. Previously, she was heading the Photojournalism and Documentary Programme. Khona’s interest lies in youth development through nurturing creative talent. In her work, starting in 1999, her focus has been on using the arts as a medium to speak to issues pertaining to women, marginalized youth and as a skill that young people can use towards a sustainable career path. She set up Ikamva Youth South Africa’s Durban offices, where she oversaw the tutoring of young people from under-resourced schools into the tertiary education and beyond. She is currently one of the mentors for Women Photograph 2020.

          Laura El-Tantawy

          Laura El-Tantawy

          LONDON - CAIRO

          Documentary photographer, artful book maker & mentor. Having lived between east and west for most of her life, this multidimensionality inspires her work. She explores notions of home and belonging and is recognized for her uniquely lyrical eye on reality. Her work has been published in The New Yorker, Afar, Le Monde, Wall Street Journal, National Geographic, Time, New York Times, Huck & Foam.

          Ekow Eshun

          Ekow Eshun


          Ekow is Chairman of the Fourth Plinth Commissioning Group, overseeing the most prestigious public art program in the UK, and the former Director of the ICA in London. He is the author of Africa State of Mind: Contemporary Photography Reimagines a Continent, nominated for the Lucie Photo Book Prize, and Black Gold of the Sun, nominated for the Orwell Prize. He has contributed to monographs and publications on Chris Ofili, Kehinde Wiley, John Akomfrah, Amoako Boafo and Duro Olowu, among many others.
          Marco Longari

          Marco Longari


          A photojournalist since 1998 covering the conflict in Kosovo, he joined Agence France Presse in Rwanda. As Chief Photographer he worked in Nairobi and in Jerusalem, where he covered the Israeli and the Palestinian territories, Egypt, Libya and Syria. He is now based in Johannesburg as AFP Africa Chief Photographer and is a lecturer at the Rome School of Photojournalism. In 2002 his work Refugees was published with a preface by the Dalai Lama. His images have been exhibited worldwide.

          Eimear Martin

          Eimear Martin

          PARIS / ARLES

          Eimear is an independent curator and writer in contemporary arts. Formerly Associate Curator at Hayward Gallery, London, she organised and curated major exhibitions with artists including John Akomfrah, Hicham Berrada, Lee Bul, Andreas Gursky, Hannah Starkey and the critically-acclaimed group exhibitions The Infinite Mix and History is Now. She was Associate Curator for the development of Dublin Contemporary 2011 and held curatorial positions at the Irish Museum of Modern Art. She worked with artist James Coleman on exhibitions at the Grand Palais, Paris, and Reina Sofia, Madrid. Eimear guest lectures regularly and contributes to catalogues and art magazines.

          Aida Muluneh

          Aida Muluneh

          Addis Abeba

          Aïda is an artist and entrepreneur, founder of Addis Foto Fest. With work recently featured in MoMA’s New Photography 2018 Exhibition, she is the 2007 recipient of the European Union Prize in Mali-based Rencontres Africaines de la Photographie. Her artwork can be found in MoMA’s permanent collection, at The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art, among others. She develops cultural projects with global partners through her company DESTA.
          Uche Okpa-Iroha

          Uche Okpa-Iroha


          Uche is a founding member of the Nigerian Blackbox photography collective and f the Invisible Borders Trans-African photo travel group. His first major work “Under Bridge Life” in 2008 favorably received by critics, exposed him to international media and art market. A two time winner of Seydou Keita Award at the 8th and 10th Bamako Encounters and recipient of Jean Paul Blanchette Prize.; nominated at the Prix Pictet Award “Growth” and the National Geographic All Roads Program. He is a contributor of “Lagos-the City at work” and “Nigerian behind the Lens”. He works in Lagos as the founder/director of The Nlele Institute photography platform, Lagos Open Range and as cofounder of FOTOPARTY Lagos.

          Sara Sozzani Maino

          Sara Sozzani Maino


          Sara is the Deputy director of Vogue Italia and Head of Vogue Talents. She scouts and supports the best emerging creative talents in fashion photography. Sara serves as a judge in fashion competitions, including LVMH’s prize, the International Talent Support (ITS), Woolmark Prize, Fashion Trust Arabia. Since 2018, she has been the International Brand Ambassador for Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana.


          Submissions are free and  open from June 1st to August 10th, 2021.

          We believe that it is important to support emerging photographers in making their first steps in the industry. So, while there will be no age limit, applicants should have less than 5 years of professional experience.

           An adequate proficiency of English is required  to benefit from the lectures and the reviews.

          Please fill the  application form of the Photo Market Workshop, including the specific one for The photojournalism and Documentary programme,  at this link https://marketphotoworkshop.co.za/courses/danieletamagnigrant/

          adding :

          – a short bio and a motivation statement for attending the course,

          – when feasible, a brief presentation by his/her Teacher(s).

          All participating have to upload her/his portfolio at the previous web address of min 20 max 30 fully captioned images, at 72 DPI jpeg, 1200 longest size; max 2 projects with a short  synopsis of the project(s).

          Entrant warrants

          – to be the sole author and to have ownership of the photographs

          – that the submitted portfolio does not infringe third party copyrights or violates privacy rights.

          Credits, captions and authorial terms exclusively belong to the Photographers

          For communication, promotion and cultural initiatives, the Recipient agrees that the Daniele Tamagni Foundation, with terms of perpetuity and free of rights, is entitled to use of the pictures from the Submission and Graduation Portfolios (the digital files and its reproduction).



          1st June  10th August submissions to Market Photo Workshop platform

          By 5th September selection of 3 nominees


          By 20th September Director of Market Photo Workshop, Chairman 
of the Jury and a Jury member will interview the 3 nominees and will select the recipient of the Grant, taking into account their motivation and English proficiency


          By 25th September notification to recipient who must confirm acceptance of the Grant by 30th September


          By 1st October preparation of scholarship, visa application if required, flight bookings, etc.


          First week of December the recipient will be invited to Addis Foto Fest in Addis Abeba to receive the award and will attend workshops and portfolio reviews with international photo editors. If feasible, participation and travel option to Addis Abeba will be confirmed in due time.


          Last week of January Bursary and Course at Market Photo Workshop start 

          By mid July a dedicated portfolio will be developed by the recipient under supervision of Market Photo Workshop and will be presented to an International Festival for Admission in the same year.


          Second week of December Course at Market Photo Workshop end.