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  Jonathan Lowenstein, September
Leo Maguire, September
Jonathan Torgovnik, September
Ziyah Gafic, February
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Past winners 2006
  Sarah Caron, September
Rena Effendi, September
Simon Roberts, September
Kristen Ashburn, February
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Past winners 2005  
  Balazs Gardi, September
Scott Lewis, September
Kai Wiedenhöefer, September
David S. Holloway, February
Dario Mitidieri, February
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Grant documentary work courtesy of David S. Holloway
Grant Use Summary (by David Holloway):
The Getty Grant provided me with the opportunity to continue documenting modern racist white Americans. I could afford to stay longer which gave me the opportunity to blend into the scenery and wait for what became some of the most important moments I have documented since the start of my project.

A few of the things I photographed are the new (temporary) headquarters of the Aryan Nations, which moved to Georgia and Alabama, as well as a series of anti-immigration protests across Arkansas, The Aryan Nations World Congress in Alabama, the new life of the man behind the success of Panzerfaust Records which was closed earlier that year, The American Renaissance convention in Virginia, as well as the home lives of many American racists.

I made multiple trips to visit my subjects and was able to afford to stay longer than usual. I traveled from Virginia to Georgia, Ohio, South Carolina, Oklahoma, Alabama, Arkansas, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Maryland and Pennsylvania photographing my subjects.

I used much of the grant money for travel and living expenses; hotels, food and rent in my home while I was away, but I also purchased some new photography equipment, including two portable hard drives and a set of Hensel Porty location lights (which I have used to begin making formal portraits of some of my subjects.).

The grant created an industry awareness of my work that I didn't have before. This recognition has ultimately proved to be the most important benefit from the award. It has generated considerable interest in the project and has helped me become recognized as the photographer to go to when dealing with subjects like racism, racists and American extremist organizations.

Winning Project:
The White Power Movement in America
Racism has long been part of American history. Undeniably powerful and disturbing images of swastikas, Klansmen and flaming crosses are immensely associated with the term. Since the civil-rights movement of the '50s and '60s, many people prefer to believe racism no longer exists. Yet, it is still alive and functioning in this country. Today, with the goal of becoming part of the American mainstream, the racist movement operates through both subtle and transparent practices to recruit new believers from among America's youth.

Since 1991, David S. Holloway has been working on and off with this project, documenting white nationalism in the US. With the benefit of a Getty Images grant, Holloway traveled across the country to work full-time on his project. He used his experience as a freelance photojournalist to help raise awareness of this underground group and its controversial agenda.

David S. Holloway was born in 1971 in Enid, Oklahoma. Before receiving his B.A. in journalism from Arkansas Tech University in 1996, he interned as a photographer/journalist on assigned events for The Express and Mwananchi newspapers in Tanzania. While covering the preparations for that nation's first multiparty elections, Holloway served as stringer for the Nairobi bureau of the Associated Press.

Holloway became a staff photographer for The Times Record, Arkansas, in 1997, before moving to Virginia to work as a general-assignment photographer with Times Community Newspapers and Media General. Since 2001, he has been a freelance photographer for musicians, advertising agencies and various publications, including TIME, Newsweek, LIFE and Rolling Stone.

In 2004, the White House News Photographers' Association (WHNPA) awarded Holloway Second Place in their "Eyes of History" Still Photography Contest for his portrait of Dr. Jane Goodall, taken at the Jane Goodall Institute in Silver Spring, Maryland. In 2005, the WHNPA again awarded him Second Place in Domestic News for "Protester Kiss," taken during the final night of protests at the Republican National Convention.

See more photography by David S. Holloway.
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