Prix Pictet 05


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Sku: 79816-int
ISBN: 978-3-8327-9816-1
EAN: 9783832798161
Format: 25 x 32 cm
132 pp, 189 color and 23 b/w photographs
Hardcover with jacket
Text: French
Weight: 1,5 kg

  • This volume will accompany the exhibition featuring the finalists at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London in May 2014
  • Kofi Annan announced Michael Schmidt as winner of fifth Prix Pictet. The award ceremony took place at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, on 21 May 2014
  • Shortlisted photographers: Adam Bartos, Motoyuki Daifu, Rineke Dijkstra, Hong Hao, Mishka Henner, Juan Fernando Herrán, Boris Mikhailov, Abraham Oghobase, Michael Schmidt, Allan Sekula, and Laurie Simmons
  • The title is also available in English and in German!

The Prix Pictet has rapidly established itself as the world’s leading prize in photography and sustainability. The award aims to uncover outstanding photography that confronts the most pressing social and environmental challenges of today. The theme of the fifth cycle and this volume is “Consumption.” Consumption is a multi-faceted theme, rich with creative potential. We are all consumers. We have invented new forms of building, industrial production, farming, and energy. We have emptied the seas and ravaged the land in our relentless drive to satisfy our unquenchable desires. We have sustained this through the sometimes thoughtless exploitation of the world’s poorest people. This book will showcase photographs of high artistic quality that also bear powerful messages about global sustainability.

Prix Pictet 05