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Prix Pictet’s Spanish Debut

Prix Pictet’s Spanish Debut

The Prix Pictet Earth tour has garnered a significant amount of attention for its show at Madrid’s Delegación Principado de Asturias, where a selection of the portfolios shortlisted for the 2009 prize were exhibited. The exhibition featured in Saatchi Online Magazine’s ‘Top International Shows’ (1 November 2010). Click here to …

Growth Shortlist Announcement

Growth Shortlist Announcement

Since the new cycle of the Prix Pictet opened at Les Rencontres d’Arles in July 2010, over 450 artists from around the world have submitted portfolios on the recommendation of our international group of nominators. Now, this work has been narrowed down by our independent jury to just twelve artists. This group …

Growth Book Published in December

Growth Book Published in December

The theme of the Prix Pictet 2010 is Growth. This paradoxical theme has proved to be a rich source of inspiration to the artists and nominators of the third cycle of the Prix Pictet. Over 450 nominated artists submitted many outstanding images, communicating powerful messages about the devastating impact of …

The Third Cycle – Growth

The Third Cycle – Growth

The new cycle of the Prix Pictet opened at Les Rencontres d´Arles, France, on 8 July with a special evening screening in the Théâtre Antique, showcasing the four Prix Pictet laureates to date.

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 …

Ed Kashi in conversation with Francis Hodgson and Mark Jacobs

Ed Kashi in conversation with Francis Hodgson and Mark Jacobs

Wednesday 21 April, 2010 Diemar/Noble Photography, London As part of the Prix Pictet Earth Commission exhibition, Madagascar – A Land Out of Balance, photographer Ed Kashi gave a talk about his practice via a weblink on Wednesday 21 April. Following the presentation, Kashi answered a range of questions about his work …

Prix Pictet Commission Photographs at Diemar/Noble, London

Prix Pictet Commission Photographs at Diemar/Noble, London

The Prix Pictet Earth Commission by Ed Kashi will be presented at the Diemar/Noble Photography Gallery in central London. The Prix Pictet Commission is an annual invitation for a photographer, chosen from the Prix Pictet shortlist, to produce a portfolio of images by visiting a region where Pictet & Cie …

Prix Pictet – Third Cycle

Prix Pictet – Third Cycle

In the years since it was established, the Prix Pictet has become one of the world’s leading awards for photography and sustainability. The prize currently plays to a global audience of over 400 million viewers. The exhibition of work by the twelve artists shortlisted for the second award has been …

Earth in Dubai

Earth in Dubai

The Earth exhibition opened at The Empty Quarter Gallery in Dubai on 9 February 2010, with over 300 people in attendance at the private view (photographs below). After the exhibition at Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, the exhibition at the Empty Quarter is the first exhibition outside Europe of the Earth …

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 …