Monday 10 April 2017

Victoria and Albert Museum - Coming Soon: Prix Pictet

Victoria and Albert Museum
Coming soon 
6  – 28 May 2017

 Prix Pictet is the world’s leading award for photography and sustainability.
Discover the work of the twelve shortlisted photographers, selected out of 700 nominees, in the V&A’s Porter Gallery.

Admission Free

This year's theme is 'Space' and short listed artists are: 
Sergey Ponomarev; Sohei Nishino; Rinko Kawauchi; Thomas Ruff; Munem Wasif; Richard Mosse; Michael Wolf; Pavel Wolberg; Beate Guetschow; Saskia Groneberg; Mandy Barker; Benny Lam.
Prix Pictet: 
Panel Discussion
Friday 5 May, 15.00 – 17.15

Hear from three of the shortlisted artists and Senior Curator of Photographs at the V & A, Martin Barnes as they discuss the wide range of creative possibilities to the prize's overriding theme of sustainability.  
Prix Pictet:
Talk interpreted in BSL
Friday 26 May, 18.30 – 19.30

This BSL interpreted talk for deaf and hard of hearing visitors will give an overview of the work showcased in the exhibition. The talk is free but booking is essential.
Mondays, 8 May – 3 July, 10.30 – 13.00

This eight-week course will offer you hands experience of photographic processes from 19th century techniques to today's latest 3D scanning technologies.
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Sergey Ponomarev: A Lens on Syria is the first UK display of photographs by the Prix Pictet nominated documentary photographer. The show is part of IWM London’s forthcoming season, Syria: A Conflict Explored.