Our mission is to empower marginalized artists with resources and community, and take action against systemic and individual abuses in the world of lens-based editorial, documentary and commercial visual work.
To join, you must: • Be a womxn/non-binary/gender non-conforming/trans person of color • Be actively working in lens-based visual media — as a photographer, videographer, VR/AR specialist, producer, etc. • Have a commitment to making photography and film industries more equitable by holding decision-makers accountable for employing anti-oppression frameworks in their practice
We’ll connect with each applicant personally after receiving your response. To be admitted into the collective, you must be willing to ACTIVELY work with us in furthering our mission to shake up the industry.
As a member of the Collective, you’ll have access to: • Internal email newsletters with job, event, mentorship, grant and scholarship opportunities • A pool of resources including academic readings, contact lists and guides for navigating the industry, working with editors, pricing, etc. • A private Slack group to share concerns, promote your work, ask questions, seek mentorship opportunities, etc. • A community of badass folks of color who have your back