5 August-12 September 2014 – Noesis – Thessaloniki Science Center and Technology Museum
Prix Pictet – Consumption Adam Bartos, Motoyuki Daifu, Rineke Dijkstra, Hong Hao, Mishka Henner, Juan Fernando Herrán, Boris Mikhailov, Abraham Oghobase, Michael Schmidt, Allan Sekula, Laurie Simmons
Location: Noesis – Thessaloniki Science Center and Technology Museum (6th km Thessaloniki – Thermi Road, tel. +30 2310483000)
Duration: 05/08- September 2014
Opening hours: Tu-Fr 10.30-14.30 & Sa 13.30-20.30 Su 11.30-18.30
Co-organization: Noesis – Thessaloniki Science Center and Technology Museum / TMP
As part of the Parallel Program of the PhotoBiennale
The theme of the fifth cycle of the Prix Pictet is Consumption. It is presented in this exhibition, co-organized by Noesis – Thessaloniki Science Center and Technology Museum and Thessaloniki Museum of Photography signaling also the first collaboration between the two institutions.
For the current cycle the worldwide network of nominators of the award recommended almost 700 photographers (among the nominators is also the director of the TMP, Vangelis Ioakimidis). After a wide ranging debate, the independent Jury, chaired by Sir David King shortlisted eleven artists.
German photographer Michael Schmidt, who passed away on May 2014, was announced as the fifth Laureate of the Prix Pictet.
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