Prix Pictet Shortlist Announced

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Hong Hao, from My ThingsHong Hao, from My Things

The shortlist for the fifth Prix Pictet was announced at the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville in Paris earlier this month: the theme of this year’s prize is Consumption, and the photographers on the shortlist are: Boris Mikhailov, Abraham Oghobase, Allan Sekula, Laurie Simmons, Adam Bartos, Motoyuki Daifu, Rineke Dijkstra, Mishka Henner, Juan Fernando Herán, Hong Hau, Michael Schmidt. The Award Ceremony and Finalists’ exhibition will take place at the Victoria and Albert Museum in May. The Prix Pictet draws attention to photographers who are focusing on pressing social and environmental challenges.