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Kofi Annan 1938 – 2018

It was with immense sadness that we learned, on Saturday 18th August, of the death of Kofi Annan. He served as honorary president of the Prix Pictet from its inception in 2008. Commenting on the influence he had on the prize since its early days, the Chairman of the Prix Pictet, Stephen Barber, said, ‘Apart from being a statesman of…

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The theme for the 8th Prix Pictet has been announced

At a special evening at the Rencontres d’Arles on 5 July the theme for the eighth cycle of the Prix Pictet was announced. The new theme is Hope. The announcement was made by the Chairman of the Prix Pictet, Stephen Barber. The cycle of Prix Pictet Hope will begin now and further announcements will follow shortly. The announcement was made…

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Lieko Shiga announced as winner of Prix Pictet Japan Award

Lieko Shiga has been announced as winner of the second Prix Pictet Japan Award. The winner was chosen for her series Blind Date. The prize was awarded on 22 November 2017 at a special ceremony at Hillside Forum, Daikanyama, Tokyo. This year marks the second edition of the Prix Pictet Japan Award. This award is open to Japanese photographers under…

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Prix Pictet Space at Moor House, London

A special exhibition is being shown at Moor House, the London headquarters of the Pictet Group. On display is a wide selection of spreads from the Prix Pictet book Space. Space, which is currently available to purchase from teNeues, features work from the twelve shortlisted artists as well as a carefully chosen selection of images from some of the other…

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Space Exhibition at Victoria & Albert Museum

Last month saw the Finalists’ Exhibition of Prix Pictet Space – hosted at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. The winner of the seventh award was Richard Mosse, who was awarded the seventh Prix Pictet for his series entitled ‘Heat Maps’. Since its opening the exhibition has been visited by 24,000 guests – Prix Pictet Space will now tour…

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Richard Mosse announced as winner of Prix Pictet Space

Last night at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London it was announced that the Irish photographer Richard Mosse had become the winner of the seventh Prix Pictet. His series Heat Maps documents refugee camps and staging sites using an extreme telephoto military grade thermal camera that can detect body heat from a distance of 30.3 km. The camera is…

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The seventh Prix Pictet shortlist has been announced

At a screening event last night at the Musée d’Art Moderne in Paris, the Prix Pictet Chairman, Stephen Barber, announced the shortlist for the seventh Prix Pictet. The shortlist features work by 12 artists from countries on 3 of the World’s continents. In making their selection, the independent jury, chaired by Sir David King, praised the outstanding quality of the…

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Disorder laureate Valérie Belin in discussion with Phillip Prodger

As part of a special presentation at this years Les Rencontres d’Arles we hosted a discussion between the laureate for Prix Pictet Disorder and Phillip Prodger. The conversation was filmed in full and can be viewed below. Directed by Olivier Koechlin, with executive production by Coïncidence. Valérie Belin in discussion with Phillip Prodger at Les Rencontres d’Arles from Prix Pictet…

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