Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2017 at The Photographer's Gallery
The Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2017 is currently being exhibited at The Photographer's Gallery in London. As always it features truly remarkable work from some of the best contemporary photographers working today. The artists shortlisted for this year's prize are Sophie Calle, Dana Lixenberg, Awoiska van der Molen, and Taiyo Onorato and Nico Krebs. The winner will be announced at a special award ceremony on 18th May.
Dutch photographer Dana Lixenberg has been nominated for her exhibition Imperial Courts. In 1992 she began photographing the residents of the Imperial Courts housing project in Watts, South Central Los Angeles. Returning over a period of 22 years, she captured the changing face of this community.
The Book 'Imperial Courts 1993 - 2015' is available now. Published by Roma Publications
Dutch artist Awoiska van der Molan has been nominated for her exhibition 'Blanco' at Foam Fotografie Museum, Amsterdam. She creates haunting abstracted landscapes that seem to loom out of the darkness. Her first monograph 'Sequester' was released in 2014, published by FW: Books.
'Blanco' by Awoiska van der Molan is available now. Published by Roma Publications
Swiss duo Taiyo Onorato & Nico Krebs have been nominated for their series Eurasia. The exhibition documents a road trip the pair took from their home in Switzerland, heading East across the continent towards their final destination of Ulan Bator, the capital of Mongolia.
The resulting monograph, 'Continental Drift' was published this year by Édition Patrick Frey.
French conceptual artist Sophie Calle is nominated for her exhibition 'My Mother, My Cat, My Father, in That Order' which documents the deaths of her parents and beloved pet.