Le Journal de la Photographie interview with Michael Benson
The theme for the fifth Prix Pictet was also announced at Les Rencontres d’Arles. The new theme will be Consumption and the award ceremony and finalists exhibition will take place at the prestigious Victoria & Albert Museum in London. Martin Roth, Director of the V&A, said, ‘We are delighted to be working in partnership with the Prix Pictet. It is a world-class award and its focus on sustainability is of critical importance for us all. I hope this will mark the start of a long-term association between the Prix Pictet and the V&A.’
New members of the Jury for the fifth cycle of the Prix Pictet include the Prix Pictet Power laureate Luc Delahaye, Pritzker Prize winning architect Wang Shu, Elisabeth Sussman, Chief Curator at the Whitney and FT arts writer Peter Aspden.