Stuffed dog, Toshka, Dar Sukkot, Nubie, February 2002. © Claude Iverné / Elnour.

The winner of the HCB Award 2015

Attributed by Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson every other year, the HCB Award is a prize of 35 000 Euro to stimulate a photographer’s creativity by offering him the opportunity to carry out a project that would otherwise be difficult to achieve. Created in 1988 by Robert Delpire, it was relaunched in 2003 with the opening of Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson in Paris. Chris Killip (1989), Josef Koudelka (1991), Larry Towell (2003), Fazal Sheikh (2005), Jim Goldberg (2007), David Goldblatt (2009), Vanessa Winship (2011) and Patrick Faigenbaum (2013) were the previous recipients of the Award.
On June 23rd, after meetings at Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson in Paris, the international jury of the HCB Award 2015 – composed of seven distinguished personalities in the world of the Arts: Pierre-Alexis Dumas (President, Fondation d’entreprise Hermès, Paris), Agnès Sire (Director, Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson, Paris), Quentin Bajac (Chief Curator of Photography, MoMA, New York), Julien Frydman (Partnerships and Development Director, Fondation Luma, Arles), Inge Henneman (Independent Curator and professor at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp), Sergio Mah (Independent Curator, Art Critic, Lisbon) and Hripsimé Visser (Curator of Photography, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam) – has nominated the French photographer Claude Iverné as the winner, for his project Photographies soudanaises, le fleuve des gazelles (Sudanese Photographs, Gazelle River). He was nominated by Xavier Barral, publisher. More information are available here.


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