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Laureates at Paris Photo

Laureates at Paris Photo

Prix Pictet and Paris Photo collaborated to stage a special event at the Passage de Retz, Paris, on Thursday 19 November 2009. Francis Hodgson, the chairman of the Prix Pictet Earth jury conducted a private guided viewing of the shortlist as part of the VIP programme for Paris Photo, and …

Earth Launch and Shortlist Preview

Earth Launch and Shortlist Preview

The Prix Pictet exhibition began with a short preview of works from the Earth shortlisted artists at Purdy Hicks Gallery in London. This was the first time that works from the twelve shortlisted artists will be shown together, before the complete exhibition at Passage de Retz gallery, Paris, between 23 October – …

Nadav Kander Wins Prix Pictet Earth

Nadav Kander Wins Prix Pictet Earth

Kofi Annan, Honorary President of the Prix Pictet, has awarded this years Prix Pictet to British based photographer Nadav Kander, and the Earth Commission to American photographer Ed Kashi at the Passage de Retz, Paris. Making the formal presentation at an awards dinner at the Passage de Retz in Paris, …

Prix Pictet Earth Preview Exhibition

Prix Pictet Earth Preview Exhibition

Purdy Hicks Gallery 5 – 10 October 2009 A selection of works from the shortlisted artists from Prix Pictet Earth will be presented for the first time at Purdy Hicks Gallery in London.  The exhibition will also launch the Prix Pictet 2009 publication, Earth. This is the first time works …

Azafady Announced as Prix Pictet Earth Commission Project

Azafady Announced as Prix Pictet Earth Commission Project

The Prix Pictet Commission is an annual invitation for a photographer, chosen from the Prix Pictet shortlist, to produce a series of images by visiting a region where Pictet & Cie are supporting a project related to the theme of the award. For 2009, Pictet & Cie will support Azafady’s …

Prix Pictet Earth Publication

Prix Pictet Earth Publication

Published by teNeues, Earth is a review of the second cycle of the Prix Pictet, showcasing the work of the twelve artists shortlisted for this year’s award, alongside photographs by nominated photographers that best responded to the theme. In presenting these beautiful and moving images together, Earth becomes a moving …

Powerful works shortlisted for Prix Pictet Earth

Powerful works shortlisted for Prix Pictet Earth

The Prix Pictet Earth shortlist was announced at a special evening screening in Arles on 9 July. The screening was part of the opening events of the 40th Les Rencontres d’Arles festival. An audience of over 2,500 people watched as the portfolios of the twelve shortlisted artists appeared before them, one …

Cyclone Aila

Cyclone Aila

The devastation caused by Cyclone Aila in the district of Satkhira, south-west Bangladesh, has left villages flooded with saline water and at increased risk of waterborne diseases. It’s now feared that salt water from the tidal surge that followed the cyclone will contaminate non-saline surface water, which is crucial for …

Further destinations for the Prix Pictet World Tour

Further destinations for the Prix Pictet World Tour

We are delighted to announce that the Prix Pictet Earth exhibition is currently showing at the Moscow House of Photography (from the 27 May – 27 June 2010), The exhibition will then tour to Galerie Caprice Horn, Berlin (30 June – 19 July 2010), Forma, Milan (10 October – 17 October …

Prix Pictet Earth

Prix Pictet Earth

Prix Pictet Earth was launched on Wednesday 11 March 2009 at the opening of the exhibition of photographs produced by Munem Wasif for the Prix Pictet Water Commission Salt Water Tears: Lives Left Behind in Satkhira, Bangladesh at the Mall Galleries, London. The theme for the second Prix Pictet was Earth. …