Applicants upload portfolio and submit payment online to http://dukearts.slideroom.com from February 1 to May 7, 2013.
The online system provides a video tutorial as well as step-by-step instructions on how to register and submit your photographs/media, written materials, and payment. We will only accept entries submitted through SlideRoom.
Applicants may submit a portfolio of any combination of the below, for a maximum of 20 uploads:
Up to 20 images—photographs/graphics + text—in digital format (jpeg/jpg) from an ongoing project. Please label scans with title, year, format.
Up to 10 minutes total of time-based media (whether audio, narrated slide show, video) (mp3/mp4/mov) from an ongoing project. Please label uploads with title, year, format. SlideRoom can also accept links to YouTube videos.
Note: Digital materials (CDs or DVDs) and analog formats (VHS, 16mm, etc.) may be accepted by mail if necessary. Please send a request to Alexa Dilworth at before sending.
10- to 15-page piece of double-spaced writing (whether edited oral history, descriptive narrative, and poetry from an ongoing project in doc/docx or pdf format). Please include name, address, telephone number, and email address on the first page.
Applicants must submit:
1-page project description (doc/docx or pdf). Please provide context for the material you are submitting—the nature, duration, and future of the project, where and when the submitted work was made, and your ultimate intentions for the work. How will winning the Lange-Taylor Prize further your work on this project?
If you are submitting work that has been previously published, please include information about where and when it appeared, and how the material as submitted for this competition is different (or not).
Note: Applicants may include URLs where additional related work may be viewed.
1-page statement (doc/docx or pdf) that addresses the use of words and images in your work. Please describe how you think about the relationship of text and/or sound to visual media in the materials you have submitted. How do you “rely on and exploit, in intriguing and effective ways, the interplay of words and images in the creation and presentation” of your work? How is this interplay advantageous in the representation of your documentary project?
1-page biography or C.V. (doc/docx or pdf)
$65 entry fee