International Festival of Photojournalism

From September 2 to 17, 2017

Education week from September 18 to 22

Screenings from September 4 to 9

Professional week from September 4 to 9

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The Carmignac Photojournalism Award

The Carmignac Foundation is pleased to be with the Festival Visa pour l’Image – Perpignan for the third year in a row, and to announce the winner of the 8th Carmignac Photojournalism Award at the evening show in Perpignan on Wednesday, September 6.

The Carmignac Photojournalism Award, which was founded in 2009, provides support and promotion for a future photographic report featuring investigative journalism and focusing attention on parts of the world where human rights and freedom of expression are often violated.

Every year, an international jury calls for applications, either on a specific region of the world or a specific subject, which, for the 8th award, is modern day slavery, in particular in relation to women

The award provides a grant to support an in-depth photographic project and to give the winner the backing needed to mount and hold a touring exhibition and publish a monograph. Four prints from the project then become part of the Carmignac Foundation collection.

For further information: Emeric Glayse, Director, Carmignac Photojournalism Award and Valentine Dolla, Communication & Partnerships Manager, Carmignac Foundation: prix@carmignac.com - http://www.fondation-carmignac.com

Press Release and more information about the 2015 winner

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Previous winners:

2015 - Narciso Contreras
2014 - Christophe Gin
2013 - Newsha Tavakolian
2012 - Davide Monteleone
2011 - Robin Hammond
2010 - Massimo Berruti
2009 - Kai Wiedenhöfer