Prix Pictet Making Plans
With the Power exhibition running at Huis Marseilles, Amsterdam until 16 June the Prix Pictet is gearing up for a busy summer with openings to come at the Beirut Exhibition Center, on from 7 – 30 June, Thessaloniki Museum of Photography in July and Westbau, Löwenbräu Art Complex Zurich in September.
In addition, there will be an evening screening at Les Rencontres d’Arles on Thursday 4 July, at which Simon Norfolk will preview the photographs that he has made in Afghanistan for the fourth Prix Pictet commission. This is also the moment when the theme of the fifth Prix Pictet together with the new Jury and venue for the finalists’ exhibition will be announced.
The fourth Prix Pictet Conversation on Contemporary photography will take place on Wednesday 12 July at Whitechapel Gallery with Ahlam Shibli, a Bedouin Palestinian photographer. She will discuss the violent denial of home and traces the resistance against its loss with Jean-Francois Chevier, Professor of History of Contemporary Art, l’Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts, Paris.
Simon Norfolk’s photographs will be exhibited at Somerset House in London from 10 – 27 October 2013.
Further exhibition venues for Power are being finalised and will be announced later this year.