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Jury announced for Sixth Cycle, Disorder

Jury announced for Sixth Cycle, <em>Disorder</em>

For the new cycle four new jurors will join the judging panel. They include the distinguished environmental photographer and 2009 TED Prize laureate Edward Burtynsky, and Nili Goren, Photography Curator of the Tel Aviv Museum. Emmanuelle de L’Ecotais, Curator of Photography at the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris and Phillipe Bertherat, former Partner of the Pictet Group and Chairman of the MAMCO Foundation, will also join for the forthcoming cycle.

The role of the jury is to review the work of all nominated photographers and to present a shortlist of artists whose work they feel best corresponds to the chosen theme, after which they will select one photographer as the overall winner.

Announcing the Jury, Stephen Barber, Chair of the Prix Pictet, said: “We are delighted that such distinguished experts from around the world have agreed to come together for the task of selecting the next Prix Pictet winner. Now more than ever, we hope that the Prix Pictet will help to illuminate the critical debate about a sustainable future that implicates us all.”

The full Disorder Jury for Prix Pictet 2015 is as follows:

– Professor Sir David King, Chairman
– Peter Aspden
– Philippe Bertherat
– Ed Burtynsky
– Emmanuelle de L’Ecotais
– Nili Goren
– Elisabeth Sussmann
– Wang Shu
Read more:
Prix Pictet Jury Announcement Press Release January 2015
Photograph: Edward Burtynsky, Nickel Tailings #36