Gary Metz Research Fellowship

Awards up to $2,500 to an individual engaged in researching and writing about photographic theory relating to the imagery and its impact on individuals and societies; and/or our relationship to images and the reasons that drive their creation. 

Advanced scholars and researchers from any discipline are encouraged to apply. Pre-doctoral applicants must have completed coursework and preliminary examinations for the doctoral degree and must be engaged in dissertation research.

Application process:

  1. Complete the application form. Applications are currently closed. Please check back for more information as we navigate our plans for the next cycle.
  2. Include a 500-1,000 word statement detailing your research interests and project, and how they will be advanced by study of the Center's archives, library, and print collection.
  3. Attach a Curriculum Vitae of no more than four pages.

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  • Lauren Walden is a PhD candidate in Art History at Coventry University in the United Kingdom. Her research re-frames the photographic output of the surrealist movement through cosmopolitan political theory. One chapter will be devoted to placing Lola Álvarez Bravo as a surrealist photographer ensconced in a cosmopolitan network of worldwide artistic exchange.