And the winner is …
Photo Credit: Sanjay Nimar
We are excited to announce Damir Davlatov as the winner of the maiden edition of our photo grant competition. Damir, a theoretical physicist, film director, and videographer from Russia with over 10 years of experience was selected out a talented pool of 143 applicants across the world.
As the winner of the photo grant competition, Damir will receive an $8,000 grant to produce pictures related to the themes of government and corporate transparency and accountability.
Damir’s picture will explore transparency and accountability nuances in the extractive and healthcare sector and topics around beneficiary ownership. His pictures will reflect reasons and consequences of the transfer of state institutions to private individuals as it affects cities, unauthorized transfer of rural equipment to private ownership, weak regulations, healthcare reforms, and the critical impact of industrial plants on the environment.
All will be available for use under the Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0).
Get motivated using pictures to showcase transparency, accountability, and participation with some of our favorite pictures from the contest:
The Transparency and Accountability Initiative (TAI) is a donor collaborative working toward a world where citizens are informed and empowered; governments are open and responsive; and collective action advances the public good. We support grantees in a range of countries and sectors, seeking to complement other donor support.
About TAI Photo Grant
Launched on October 24, 2019, the TAI photo grant seeks to promote conversation around transparency and accountability issues and provide a space for photographers and artists to help bring these concepts to life. Photo produced with this grant will be open for use by TAI under the Creative Common License (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0).