This Wednesday evening at the New York School of Visual Arts will be held the annual awards ceremony of W. Eugene Smith. This is the 38th edition of the award. The winner of the W. Eugene Smith Award will receive a $ 35,000 scholarship to continue his photographic work. Two scholarships will also be awarded for a value of $ 5,000 each.
An introductory speech will be given by American photojournalist Lynsey Addario, photojournalist, who was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 2009 for her work in Waziristan (New York Times).
The ceremony is free and open to all lovers of photography. It will begin at 7 pm at 333 West 23rd St. (New York, NY 10011).