Paul Graham has played an essential role in challenging the barriers between the worlds of documentary photography and fine art. Recipient of the Hasselblad Award 2012 for his career, Paul Graham has published 21 monographs and 3 survey books. He has also presented solo exhibitions at the most renowned international venues, such as the Museum of Modern Art (New York) and the Venice Biennial. Paul Graham was senior critic for the MFA in Photography at Yale for 16 years. He currently lives in the US and is represented by Pace Gallery and galleries in London and Berlin.
The Grand Prix Images Vevey presents the prestigious jury of its 2023/24 edition
A pre-jury of 20 international experts drew up a list of 80 final nominees selected from the 880 submissions received from 65 countries: 45 projects have been selected for the Grand Prix Images Vevey, worth CHF 40,000 to produce an original photographic project in one year, while 35 publication projects have been selected for the Images Vevey Book Award, worth CHF 10,000 to produce a photobook.
Next step: the Jury will meet in Vevey from 27 to 30 April 2023 to examine the projects nominated for the final phase of the Grand Prix Images Vevey and the Images Vevey Book Award. At the end of these discussions, nearly CHF 70,000 in creative grants and distinctions will be awarded, as well as the possibility of exhibiting at the next Images Vevey biennial in September 2024.
Jury of the Grand Prix Images Vevey 2023/24
PAUL GRAHAM, Photographer (UK) based in New York, will chair the jury of the Grand Prix Images Vevey 2023/24, which comprises the following international experts:
QUENTIN BAJAC, Director, Jeu de Paume (FR)
PATRICK FREY, Publisher, Edition Patrick Frey (CH)
FIONA ROGERS, V&A Parasol Foundation Curator of Women in Photography (UK)
KATHRIN SCHÖNEGG, Co-Head of Program and curator, C/O Berlin (DE)
Author of a three-volume series on the history of photography, Quentin Bajac began his career at the Musée d’Orsay. In 2007, he became Chief Curator of Photography at the Centre Pompidou, before being appointed Director of Photography at MoMA in New York in 2013. He has organised major exhibitions including “A World of Its Own: Photographic Practices in the Studio” (2014) and “Stephen Shore” (2018).
After studying economics and art history, Patrick Frey became an art critic and essayist for various print media, such as Parkett, Flash Art, and Artforum. In 1986, he founded the Edition Patrick Frey publishing house where the catalogue now includes over 350 titles – mainly in the realms of contemporary art and photography – many of which have become classics of their genre.
In 2011, Fiona Rogers created Firecracker, a digital platform and network to champion female photographers. After working for the Webber agency and Magnum Photos, she was appointed the inaugural Parasol Foundation Curator of Women in Photography, a major new international curatorial program at the Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A). Fiona Rogers is a curator, author and lecturer, as well as a trustee of the Martin Parr Foundation.
Kathrin Schönegg is a historian of photography. Her dissertation “Fotografiegeschichte der Abstraktion” was awarded the DGPh History of Photography Research Award by the German Photographic Association (2018). After working as a freelancer for the Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie, the Berlinische Galerie and Les Rencontres d’Arles, she joined the C/O Berlin Foundation in 2019 and has curated solo and thematic shows such as “Songs of the Sky. Photography & the Cloud” (2021).
The winning projects will be announced on May 3rd 2023.
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