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Prix Pictet 08: Hope

Prix Pictet 08: Hope

  • Author: Prix, Pictet
  • ISBN: 9783961712267
  • Availability: In Stock
$NZ 114.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 114.99
For over ten years now, the Prix Pictet aims to harness the power of all genres of photography to draw global attention to issues of sustainability, especially those concerning the environment. In this eighth edition of the award, under the theme of Hope, participants are encouraged to capture some of the positive sustainability actions and initiatives that are beginning to emerge around the world. Amid escalating environmental crisis and concern, these photographers turn their cameras on developments which give cause for optimism and inspiration whether it be falling poverty or reforestation, advances in medicine or technological solutions for global environmental problems. This book features the work of the award's shortlisted and nominated photographers, accompanied by instructive essays from renowned writers, including best-selling novelist, William Boyd. An indispensable volume for anyone interested in conceptual photography, photojournalism and the environment, this book also provides a galvanising narrative of individual and collective agency, determination, and positive environmental change. SELLING POINTS: The eighth edition of the Prix Pictet, the global award for photography and sustainability The winner will be announced at a ceremony at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London on November 13, 2019, with first exhibitions to follow in London, Tokyo, and Zurich An illuminating volume for everyone interested in conceptual photography, photojournalism and the environment With an essay by best-selling novelist, William Boyd 59 colour and 4 b/w photographs

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