The agency Getty Images, in collaboration with Instagram, announced on Thursday, October 26th, 2017, the recipients of the annual Getty Images Instagram Grant. Three recipients hailing from the United States and India were chosen for the prestigious prize and were awarded $10,000 each, mentorship by an expert Getty Images photojournalist and the opportunity to have their work showcased at the Getty Images Gallery in London from the 24th of October to the 4th of November, 2017.
Now in its third year, the grant program was founded to support photographers, videographers and visual artists using Instagram to document stories from underrepresented communities around the world.
Isadora Kosofsky (@isadorakosofsky), a documentary photographer based in Los Angeles, Isadora highlights American social issues from a humanistic stance. Her images range from depicting aging and poverty, to mental health and substance abuse, and her harrowing images of imprisoned minors were singled out by the jury.