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Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2011

Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2011, London

The Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2011 is presented by The Photographers’ Gallery, London.

The Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2011 is presented by The Photographers’ Gallery, London. Now in its fifteenth year, the Prize will be on display from Saturday 2 April until Sunday 30 April 2011, with the winner announced at a special award ceremony on Tuesday 26 April 2011.

The Photographers’ Gallery is currently closed for extensive redevelopment until Autumn 2011 to create new galleries and an education floor. The 2011 Prize will therefore be shown at Ambika P3 at the University of Westminster, 35 Marylebone Road, London NW1.

The annual award of £30,000 rewards a living photographer, of any nationality, who has made the most significant contribution, in exhibition or publication format, to the medium of photography in Europe between 1 October 2009 and 30 September 2010.

This year’s Jury is: Alex Farquharson (Director, Nottingham Contemporary); Marloes Krijnen (Founding Director, Foam_Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam); Joel Sternfeld (artist, USA); and Anne-Marie Beckmann (Curator, Art Collection Deutsche Börse, Germany). Brett Rogers, Director of The Photographers’ Gallery, is the non-voting Chair.

The four shortlisted artists are Thomas Demand, Roe Ethridge, Jim Goldberg, and Elad Lassry.

(Bild oben: Elad Lassry, Man 071, 2007, © Elad Lassry/ Courtesy of David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA)

Roe Ethridge, Ballet Studio (Casia), 2009 © Roe Ethridge/ Courtesy of Greengrassi London/ Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York/ Mai 36 Gallerie, Zurich

Jim Goldberg, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. 2008. His radio is the sole possession that he took with him while escaping a rebel attack in his village. He now lives in a refugee camp with 60,000 other people where poverty, disease, and crime run rampant. © Jim Goldberg / Magnum Photos

Thomas Demand, Haltestelle, 2009 © Thomas Demand, VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn / DACS, London

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