North and Central America

The second cycle in North and Central America is now open for nominations

The second cycle of the 6x6 Global Talent Program has begun, with an announcement of the six selected talents from Southeast Asia and Oceania, South America, Europe and Africa.

The second cycle in North and Central America is open for nominations until 9 July. Find out more about the nomination and selection processes.

Upcoming dates

  • 24 June:  6x6 North and Central America open for nominations & portfolios
  • 9 July6x6 North and Central America closed for nominations
  • 15 July:  6x6 North and Central America closed for portfolios
  • 20 July:  6x6 North and Central America start of the selection process
  • 18 August:  North and Central America talents announced
Read more about 6x6 here and see work by 6x6 talents from other regions here.

Online selection committee 

  • Nadia Huggins, Trinidad and Tobago, visual artist and co-founder of ARC Magazine
  • Lissette Lemus, El Salvador, photojournalist 
  • Brent Lewis, United States, photo editor and co-founder of Diversify Photo
  • Rodrigo Orrantia, United Kingdom/Colombia, art historian and curator specialised in photography 
  • Émilie Régnier, Canada/Haiti, artist and photographer

Countries included in this region

Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, and United States.

The 6x6 Global Talent Program is divided into six regions, linking to the concept of six continents. We appreciate that this division has many alternatives, and welcome queries.

First Cycle: North and Central America

6x6 North and Central America talents

The talents of the first cycle of the 6x6 Global Talent Program in North and Central America were announced in December 2018. Discover the results of the first cycle in this region below: 

With Lars Boering, Managing Director of World Press Photo, as chair, the online selection committee comprised:

  • Juan Brenner, photographer and independent art director (Guatemala) 
  • Ana Casas Broda, photographer, editor and co-founder of Hydra +  Fotografia (Spain/ Mexico)
  • Barbara Davidson, photographer (Canada)
  • Loup Langton, freelance photographer and editor (USA)

Find out more about the nomination process.