Deutsche Börse will be exhibiting the entries from the four finalists of the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2007 from 31 August until 19 October. Works by prizewinner Walid Raad/The Atlas Group (Lebanon), as well as by Philippe Chancel (France), Anders Petersens (Sweden) and Fiona Tan (Indonesia) will be on display. The exhibition will open at Neue Börse in Frankfurt-Hausen on 30 August.
“The works by the four artists nominated for the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2007 will now be shown at Neue Börse after being presented in London and Berlin. Our sponsorship of the Photography Prize reflects the importance of contemporary photography in our corporate culture,“ said Anne-Marie Beckmann, curator of the Deutsche Börse Art Collection.
he GBP 30,000 prize, supported by Deutsche Börse as the main sponsor, was awarded by the Photographers’ Gallery in London on 21 March. The competition recognizes contemporary photographers of any nationality who, in the opinion of the jury, have made the most important contribution to photography as a medium over the past year. Nominations for the prize are made by an academy comprising 75 photography experts selected from all over Europe.