News about the Gomma Photography Grant 2016:

The Gomma Grant 2016 competition is now closed.


Opens 1st July 2016
Final deadline: 31st October 2016
Shortlisted announcement: 25 Jan 2017
Winners announcement: 15 Feb 2017

Now in its third year, Gomma Photography Grant is a grant contest tailored to fund photographers, both emerging and established, working among various genre.

Gomma Grant has quickly obtained a reputation of being ethical and quality-focused, with an eye to spot fresh talents. Winners and shortlisted photographers of this Grant are continuously supported and published throughout the world thanks to the wide network that Gomma has been able to gain during all these years.

Gomma Grant is open to everyone. Any medium, black & white or colour, analogue or digital. What we are looking for is consistency, personality and courage.

Established in 2004, Gomma has vowed to be a platform dedicated to photographers, a fresh, new space, unconditioned by trends and politics. A publishing company that allows established photographers to be represented and unknown artists to be noticed.

Gomma Books Ltd is a bijou publishing house committed to producing exclusive, clandestine photography books. Since its establishment in 2004, it has always had an out-of-the-box approach in contrast to conventional publishing.

Photography news related to Gomma Grant:

2016 Gomma Grant jury.

We are very honored to have this year among the jurors the remarkable Diane Smyth, she is the Executive Editor of the British Journal of Photography. She also worked for the Sunday Herald, Creative Review, Aperture and Photo District News, and she has given talks at The Photographers' Gallery. She originally studied English Literature and holds a BA and MA in the subject.

Magdalena Switek published on the front page of VICE.

Magdalena Switek Wywrot, Third Place Winner at the last year Gomma Photography Grant, she was recently featured in VICE magazine and on its front page.

Massimo Branca's book Inside Outside Under Bucharest is out now.

Massimo Branca, the Second Prize winner at Gomma Grant 2015, has just published his first book showcasing the series Inside Outside Under Bucharest.

Shortlisted Gomma Grant 2015 Michele Sibiloni first photobook.

Gomma Grant 2015 Shortlisted photographer Michele Sibiloni has published his first book early 2016. The first edition of 800 copies went sold out in a matter of a few months and he's now printing its second edition. Congratulations to Michele!

Winner Gomma Grant 2014 Ksenia Yurkova photobook out now!.

The first place winner of the 2014 Gomma Grant has published her first photo book titled Letters for Two, & No-One Else.

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