Ellen-Auerbach-Stipendium für Fotografie 2018 an Annette Frick

Die Akademie der Künste vergibt das Ellen-Auerbach-Stipendium für Fotografie 2018 an Annette Frick. Das mit 20.000 Euro dotierte Förderungsstipendium für internationale Fotografinnen und Fotografen wird aus dem Nachlass von Ellen Auerbach finanziert und alle zwei Jahre vergeben. Der Nachlass befindet sich in Kunstsammlung und Archiv der Akademie. Die Ellen-Auerbach-Stipendiaten gehören dem Stipendiatenkreis der JUNGEN AKADEMIE […]

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Trevor Paglen is MacArthur Fellow 2017

Photographer Trevor Paglen has been announced as one of twenty-four recipients of the MacArthur Fellowship 2017. The MacArthur Fellows Program is intended to encourage people of outstanding talent to pursue their own creative, intellectual, and professional inclinations. In keeping with this purpose, the Foundation awards fellowships directly to individuals rather than through institutions. Recipients may be writers, […]

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Duane Michaels receives the DGPh Culture Award

New York-based Duane Michals is honoured with the 2017 Culture Award by the German Photographic Association (DGPh), a distinction that marks the association’s recognition of one of America’s most significant contemporary artists. The award ceremony will take place on 21 October 2017 at the Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur in Cologne. The laudatory speech will be made by Dr. Söke Dinkla, director of Lehmbruck Museum in Duisburg. The […]

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Stefanie Moshammer wins C/O Berlin Talents Award

After ten successful years, the early career Talents program has been comprehensively restructured: Talents is now the C/O Berlin Talent Award. Effective immediately, the C/O Berlin Talent Award will honor one outstanding young photographer and art critic each year, awarding 10,000 EUR in total (7,000 EUR in the photography category and 3,000 EUR in the art criticism category). In addition to the cash award, […]

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Dana Lixenberg Wins the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2017

Dutch photographer DANA LIXENBERG has won the twentieth edition of the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize at London’s Photographers’ Gallery, for her multifaceted portrait of the residents and community of the Imperial Courts housing project in Watts, Los Angeles.   She was announced as the 2017 winner of the prestigious £30,000 prize by broadcaster and writer, Ekow Eshun, at a special […]

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Renate Bertlmann wins 2017 Grand Austrian State Prize

Since its conception in 1950, this prestigious award has been given to only two female artists (Brigitte Kowanz (2009); Maria Lassnig (1988)), making Bertlmann the third in its history. The Grand Austrian State Prize (German: Großer Österreichischer Staatspreis) is presented by the Minister of Culture on behalf of the Republic of Austria, to an individual […]

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Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2017

MMK 3, Frankfurt, 29 June –17 September 2017 Starting in June, the MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt am Main will present the works of the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize finalists for the second time. The 2017 selection not only pays tribute to established photographic narratives but also honours experimental and conceptual approaches in documentary, […]

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Peter Puklus Wins Grand Prix Images Vevey 2017/2018

The Grand Prix Images Vevey 2017/2018 Jury selected Peter Puklus with the project “The Hero Mother – How to build a house”. The Jury was unanimous in selecting Peter Puklus for the Grand Prix 2017/18, for a truly original and intriguing proposal that draws universal issues of family and the performance of parental roles into […]

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Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2017

This year’s shortlist for the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2017 celebrates established photographic narratives alongside experimental and conceptual approaches to documentary, landscape and portraiture. All of this year’s nominated artists investigate questions of truth and fiction, doubt and certainty, what constitutes the real and ideal and the relationship between the observer and the observed. […]

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Winners of the 2016 Paris Photo – Aperture Foundation Photobook Awards

2016—Paris Photo and Aperture Foundation are pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 edition of the Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards. The Awards this year have been organized in collaboration with C/O Berlin, a Berlin-based charitable institution committed to photography and visual media. Libyan Sugar by Michael Christopher Brown (Twin Palms) is the winner […]

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Prix Marcel Duchamp 2016: Les Nommés

Centre Pompidou, Paris, 12. 10. 2016 – 30. 1. 2017 For the very first time, the Centre Pompidou is showing all of this year’s four Prix Marcel Duchamp finalists: Kader Attia, Yto Barrada, Ulla von Brandenburg and Barthélémy Toguo. With this group exhibition the ADIAF and the Centre Pompidou bring a new dimension to the […]

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Käthe Kollwitz Prize 2016 – Edmund Kuppel

The Akademie der Künste is awarding the 2016 Käthe Kollwitz Prize to Edmund Kuppel in honour of his pioneering work on the relationship between photography and sculpture. His extensive oeuvre explores the processes of creation in photography, the technical conditions, and how photography is perceived. To mark the occasion of this award, the Academy is […]

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Margherita Spiluttini erhält Staatspreis für Fotografie

Margherita Spiluttini erhält den Österreichischen Staatspreis für künstlerische Fotografie. Die Auszeichnung, die seit 1991 in unregelmäßigen Abständen verliehen wird, ist mit 22.000 Euro dotiert und wird der gebürtigen Salzburgerin am 29. September im Bundeskanzleramt in Wien verliehen. Die Laudatio wird Otto Kapfinger halten. Bis dato letzter Preisträger war Peter Dressler im Jahr 2013.

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Trevor Paglen Wins The Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2016

Trevor Paglen (b.1974, USA) has been awarded the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2016 at a special ceremony in The Photographers’ Gallery this evening, Thursday 2 June 2016. The £30,000 award was presented by BBC journalist and HARDtalk presenter Stephen Sackur.  The Prize is awarded to a photographer of any nationality for their significant contribution […]

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Prix Thun for Art and Ethics: Oliver Ressler

The Austrian artist and filmmaker Oliver Ressler has been selected for the 1st Prix Thun for Art and Ethics Award. This new art prize, endowed with CHF 25,000, aims at promoting artists who support a sustainable world. The prize in the form of an art project was initiated by the artist George Steinmann who grew […]

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