Awards and Nominations

2017

Montgomery Fellowship, Dartmouth College

2016

Krazna-Krausz Book Award, The Erasure Trilogy, United Kingdom

Deutscher Fotobuchpreis (German Photobook Prize)
Gold Medal, The Erasure Trilogy, Germany

Lou Stoumen Prize in Photography
Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego

2015

Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation Photobook of the Year Award (Shortlist), France

2012

Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, United States  

2011

Chronicle of a People Foundation Commission, United States  

2010

George Foundation Fellowship, Switzerland  

2009

Lucie Foundation Humanitarian Award, United States

Deutscher Fotobuchpreis (The Circle), Germany

2008

Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2008 (Finalist), United Kingdom

Deutscher Fotobuchpreis – Shortlist (Ladli), Germany

2007

Soros Foundation / Open Society Institute Grant, United States

Prix Nadar – Une mention spéciale a été attribuée (Ladli), France

2006

 Schönste Deutsche Bücher (Moksha), Germany  

2005

MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, United States

International Henri Cartier-Bresson Grand Prize, France

2003

 Le Prix Dialogue de l'Humanité, Recontres d’Arles, France  

2001

 Schönste Schweizer Bücher, (Ramadan Moon), Switzerland  

2000

 Volkart Foundation Grant, Switzerland  

1999

Photowork(s) in Progress III, Mondriaan Foundation/Nederlands Fotomuseum, The Netherlands  

1995

Leica Medal of Excellence, Germany

Infinity Award, International Center of Photography, United States

Mother Jones International Documentary Award, United States

Ferguson Award, The Friends of Photography, United States

Ruttenberg Award, The Friends of Photography, United States

1994

National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, United States

New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship, United States

1992

 J. William Fulbright Fellowship, United States  

1987

President’s Award, Princeton University, United States

Francis LeMoyne Page Award, Princeton University, United States