June 10, 2011
The Prix Pictet
The Prix Pictet is the world’s first major prize
dedicated to photography and sustainability.
The prize was founded in 2008 by the Geneva based private bank, Pictet & Cie
with the unique mandate to use the power of photography
to communicate vital messages to a global audience.
The theme of this year is ‘Growth’ a universal conundrum of the 21st century.
The ‘Growth’ prize was awarded to Mitch Epstein
by Prix Pictet’s Honorary President, Kofi Annan.
Chris Jordan received the Prix Pictet Commission:
an annual invitation to produce a portfolio of images
whilst visiting a region, Kenia, where Pictet & Cie is supporting
a sustainability initiative related to the theme of the award.
On show from Thursday 9th June to Sunday 31st July 2011