The Prix Pictet tour for the theme of Space begins in September 2017 with an exhibition at the LUMA Westbau, Zurich, from 22 September, featuring the work of the twelve shortlisted artists.
The shortlisted artists are: Mandy Barker, Saskia Groneberg, Beate Gütschow, Rinko Kawauchi, Benny Lam, Richard Mosse, Sohei Nishino, Sergey Ponomarev, Thomas Ruff, Munem Wasif, Pavel Wolberg and Michael Wolf.
Prix Pictet is recognised as the world’s leading award for photography and is unique in its commitment to promoting discussion and debate on issues of sustainability. The theme for this year’s Prix Pictet prize and exhibition is Space, with the shortlisted photographers exploring subjects as far-reaching as marine pollution, migration, overpopulation and the planet’s great wilderness. The Prix Pictet themes in previous years have included Water, Earth, Power, Consumption and Disorder.