Fourth Prix Pictet focuses on Power

Prix Pictet 1.jpgPrix Picte 2.jpgThe photography prize Prix Pictet will take the theme of “Power” this year, the chairman of the prize, Stephen Barber announced at Les Rencontres d’Arles in France this week.


The centrepiece was a multi-media presentation on the theme of “Growth” by the current Prix Pictet laureate, artist Mitch Epstein, of his series on energy production and consumption in the United States and its impact on the country’s landscape, according to a full-page advert in the FT.


Photo 1: Mitch Epstein, BP Carson Refinery, California 2007, American Power, 2007


Photo 2: Mitch Epstein, Pica High School and Amos Plant


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