Posts Tagged ‘Michael Schmidt’

Shortlist for $105K Prix Pictet Announced

Posted by on Friday July 10, 2015 | Awards/Contests/Grants

The organizers of the Prix Pictet today announced the 12 photographers on the shortlist for the sixth cycle of the award, which was founded by Swiss private bank Pictet Group. At CHF 100,000 CHF ($105,487), the Prix Pictet is one of the richest prizes for photography. Each of the six cycles of the Prix Pictet... More

German Photographer Michael Schmidt Awarded $112,500 Prix Pictet

Posted by on Wednesday May 21, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants

Michael Schmidt was awarded the fifth Prix Pictet, a photography prize worth $112,500, in a ceremony this evening at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. The award is sponsored by Swiss wealth managers the Pictet Group. Schmidt was recognized for his long-term project “Lebensmittel,” translated as “food stuff,” which he made between 2006 and... More

Shortlist for $109K Prix Pictet Announced

Posted by on Thursday November 14, 2013 | Awards/Contests/Grants

The shortlist for the fifth Prix Pictet was announced last night in Paris. Kofi Annan, the former secretary-general of the United Nations, will announce the winner of the CHF 100,000 (approx. $109,218 US) prize, which will be awarded to a photography project fitting the theme “consumption,” on May 21, 2014 at the Victoria and Albert... More