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Moscow House of Photography

Moscow House of Photography

City of Capitals, Moscow, Presnenskaya nab., 8, build.1.
27 May – 27 June 2010

For the first time a large selection of photographs from the Prix Pictet Earth Shortlist are on display in Moscow at the City of Capitals, in collaboration with the Moscow House of Photography.

This is the first time that photographs from the Prix Pictet have travelled to Russia. Vladislav Doronin opened the exhibition, the chairman of the Capital Group and of the Capital Group Art Foundation, which plays a fundamental role in presenting international arts events in Moscow.

The Moscow House of Photography is the only Russian museum to have a specialised programme of festivals and projects. The programme includes the celebrated International Months of Photography, and hundreds of exhibitions held in the House’s own premises and in major museums and exhibition spaces in Moscow. Olga Sviblova the Head of the Moscow House of Photography said, ‘this is an outstandingly presented, museum quality exhibition’.