PHmuseum is a curated platform dedicated to contemporary photography. Since 2013 it has organised an annual grant aimed at discovering new talents and furthering photographers’ careers. Throughout its previous editions such judges as Kathy Ryan, Sarah Leen, Martin Parr, Arianna Rinaldo and Alec Soth have awarded the work of many photographers including Max Pinckers, Diana Markosian, Tomas van Houtryve, Salvatore Vitale and Clémentine Schneiderman, among others.

Images (in order):
© Marta Giaccone
© Myriam Meloni
© Giulia Parlato
© Sofia Ayarzagoitia
© Isadora Kosofsky
© Kaja Rata

PHmuseum is glad to present a second annual grant aimed at supporting women photographers. The PHM 2017 Women Photographers Grant aims to empower the work and careers of female and female-identifying professionals of all ages and from all countries working in diverse areas of photography. It further means to facilitate the growth of the new generations and promote stories narrated from a female perspective, while responding to the necessity to fight against gender discrimination within the industry.

The Grant will offer £8,000 in cash prizes plus several opportunities listed below that aim to promote the awarded works across media and festivals. Applications will be reviewed by Donna Ferrato (Photographer), Alessia Glaviano (Senior photo editor for Vogue Italia and L’Uomo Vogue and Web Editor of, Rebecca McClelland (Director of Photography, Art Buyer and Creative Director) and Daniella Zalcman (Photographer, Founder of

Photographers are eligible of 3 main prices, the New Generation Price and a solo show at Organ Vida Festival selected by the director Marina Paulenka.


The submission deadline is set for 12 October 2017. Learn more and apply at