All posts tagged: Dana Lixenberg

Andrea Grützner wins the ING Unseen Talent Award and €10,000

German photographer Andrea Grützner, who was born in 1984, has won the ING Unseen Talent Award with her series Hive. She now wins €10,000 to develop a new project and, along with the other shortlisted photographers, the opportunity to develop her work under the guidance of Nadav Kander, the UK-based photographer best-known for his huge commission for The New York Times Magazine, Obama’s People. Grützner’s work was picked out by an international jury made up of: Maryam Eisler photographer, Trustee of Whitechapel, co-chair of Tate’s MENAAC and Unseen Ambassador; Francis Hodgson, pofessor in Culture of Photography University of Brighton, founder Prix Pictet and former head of photographs Department Sotheby’s; Dana Lixenberg, photographer; Anna-Kaisa Rastenberger, professor exhibition studies and spatiality, University of Arts Helsinki; and Darius Sanai, editor in chief, Condé Nast International. The public prize, which brings with it a commission to make new work for the ING collection went to French photographer Robin Lopvet, who was born in 1990. The other shortlisted photographers were: Tom Callemin (1991, Belgium); Alexandra Lethbridge (1987, United Kingdom); and Stefanie Moshammer (1988, Austria). Each of …


Organ Vida photofestival returns to Croatia to ask the big questions

The international photography festival in Croatia celebrates its ninth edition, hoping to unite audiences in a ‘divided’ world with its eclectic programme, which includes a Pieter Hugo retrospective; Dana Lixenberg’s award-winning Imperial Courts; and Dragana Jurisic’s elegiac pilgrimage through the former Yugoslavia, YU: The Lost Country


Awards: Dana Lixenberg wins the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize

The Dutch photographer’s epic Imperial Courts project, which was shot over 22 years, impressed the judges with its “affirmation of photography’s power to address important ideas through pure image”


Award: Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2017

Questions of truth and fiction, doubt and certainty, and the relationship between the observer and the observed are the key themes of the £30,000 prize – which rewards a living photographer, of any nationality, for a body of work felt to have significantly contributed to photography


BJP Staff