Róisín White Announced as Recipient of BLOW Photo Book Programme FUSE 2019

After a difficult judging process, BLOW Photo is pleased to announce the winner of the 2019 BLOW Photo Book Programme FUSE is Róisín White for her project “Lay Her Down Upon Her Back.’’

Róisín ’s project is a body of work that examines the legacy of the 1880s treatment known as The Rest Cure.

Róisín’s three-month residency will include:

· Collaborative dummy book-making workshops with Read That Image
· A one-on-one workshop with Valentina Abenavoli from Akina
· Editing with the BLOW Photo Editor
· Personal instruction from renowned publisher Dewi Lewis
· One-on-one workshop with the director of Plus Print
· A professionally-designed dummy by Unthink
· A printed dummy by Plus Print
· Presentation of the dummy to major publishers during The Rencontres d’Arles
· Accommodation
· Access to the facilities at D-Light Studios
· 3 complimentary issues of BLOW Photo Magazine

The task of selecting a winner was incredibly difficult for the judges and they were impressed with the level of the entries received. All six of the shortlisted projects presented strong material worthy of a book, but two entrants in particular stood out.

Congratulations to Jan Jurczak and Laura Stevens, whose applications inspired further discussions with FUSE partners to see how they might expand the programme. Jan and Laura will both receive individual 2.5 days workshops, which will include:

· Personal consultation with Read That Image
· Editing with the BLOW Photo Editor
· Insights into the publishing world from Dewi Lewis
· One-on-one workshop with the director of Plus Print
· One-on-one design workshop with Unthink
· Accommodation (2 nights)
· 3 complimentary issues of BLOW Photo Magazine

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