Friday, 6 June 2014

The work of the Prix Pictet prizewinner and finalists on view until Saturday 14 June

Works from the annual Pictet Photographic Prize are on show at the V & A's Porter Gallery until Saturday 14 June.

The work of the winner, Michael Schmidt,* can be seen as well as the work of the other ten finalists.

The Prix Pictet was founded in 2008 to promote sustainability. The 2014 theme, 'Consumption', is well covered with 70 works by photographers from nine countries, the US, Japan, Netherlands, China, UK, Colombia, Ukraine, Nigeria and Germany.

 
Motoyuki Daifu
Project Family #02
© 2014 the Artist and Prix Pictet
Image courtesy of Prix Pictet


















* The celebrated photographer Michael Schmidt died on 24 May in Berlin, 3 days after winning the Pictet Prize. 

The photographers' portfolios, including that of Michael Schmidt (Lebensmittel (foodstuff)), can be seen here.

Exhibition Free
10.00 am to 5.45 pm daily
10.00 am to 10.00 pm Fridays


A book commemorating this year's award, Consumption, is due for release. You can order it early from the publisher teNeues.

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