Prix Pictet “Fire”
Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige » Rinko Kawauchi » Sally Mann » Christian Marclay » Fabrice Monteiro » Lisa Oppenheim » Mak Remissa » Carla Rippey » Mark Ruwedel » Brent Stirton » David Uzochukwu » Daisuke Yokota »
Exhibition: 20 Nov 2021 – 23 Jan 2022
The Tokyo Photographic Art Museum
Yebisu Garden Pl. 1-13-3 Mita Meguro-ku
Tue-Sun 10-18; Thu, Fri -20
The International Photography Award Prix Pictet was founded by the Pictet Group in 2008 and is known as one of the most prestigious photography awards in the world. The Prix Pictet has one theme each time in an 18-month cycle and aims to elicit discussion and dialogue on sustainability. The theme for the 9th edition is "Fire". This exhibition will feature the works of 13 shortlisted artists who were presented at the Arles International Photography Festival in July this year.
The winners will be announced at the opening of the FIRE exhibition, which will be held at the V&A Museum in the UK on December 15.
The shortlisted photographers are:
Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige (Lebanon)
Rinko Kawauchi (Japan)
Sally Mann (USA)
Christian Marclay (USA/ Switzerland)
Fabrice Monteiro (Belgium/Benin)
Lisa Oppenheim (USA)
Mak Remissa (Cambodia)
Carla Rippey (Mexico)
Mark Ruwedel (USA)
Brent Stirton (South Africa)
David Uzochukwu (Austria/Nigeria)
Daisuke Yokota (Japan)
Founded in 2008 by the Pictet Group in Switzerland, the Prix Pictet has gained global recognition for showcasing leading photographers’ contributions to the debate about the most pressing social and environmental challenges of today. The seven previous laureates are Benoît Aquin (Water), Nadav Kander (Earth), Mitch Epstein (Growth), Luc Delahaye (Power), Michael Schmidt (Consumption) and Valérie Belin (Disorder), Richard Mosse (Space) and Joana Choumali(Hope).
Prix Pictet (Official Site)