Prix Pictet 08 Hope
For over ten years now, the Prix Pictet aims to harness the power of all genres of photography to draw global attention to issues of sustainability, especially those concerning the environment. In this eighth edition of the award, under the theme of Hope, participants are encouraged to capture some of the positive sustainability actions and initiatives that are beginning to emerge around the world.
Amid escalating environmental crisis and concern, these photographers turn their cameras on developments which give cause for optimism and inspiration�whether it be falling poverty or reforestation, advances in medicine or technological solutions for global environmental problems.
This book features the work of the award�s shortlisted and nominated photographers, accompanied by instructive essays from renowned writers, including best-selling novelist, William Boyd.
An indispensable volume for anyone interested in conceptual photography, photojournalism, and the environment, this book also provides a galvanizing narrative of individual and collective agency, determination, and positive environmental change.
Publication Date: 15-Dec-2019
Publisher: teNeues Publishing Company