Exhibitions at Fondation Carmignac
Carmignac Photojournalism Award 12th edition
The 12th edition of the Carmignac Photojournalism Award is dedicated to Venezuela and its hardships at the individual, social and ecological levels. Chaired by Quentin Bajac, Director of the Jeu de Paume, the jury met in November 2021 and awarded Fabiola Ferrero.
The exhibition Venezuela, The Wells Run Dry by Fabiola Ferrero, laureate of the 12th Carmignac Photojournalism Award, explores the disappearance of the Venezuelan middle class. A prosperous democracy in the 1960s and 1970s, the co… more
Curated by Finbarr O’Reilly, Laureate of the 11th Carmignac Photojournalism Award Democratic Republic of Congo
Congo in Conversation is an innovative collaborative chronicle, presented by the Carmignac Photojournalism Award and Finbarr O’Reilly, laureate of its 11th edition. It addresses the human, social, and ecological challenges that the Democratic Republic of Congo faces today.
The global health crisis and the urgent need to hear African voices testifying to local realities prompted O’Reilly, as well as the award team to create Congo in Conversation, a collaborative online photo essay, produced … more
Monograph & Outdoor Exhibition
Fondation Carmignac presents the collaborative reportage Congo in Conversation in an outdoor
exhibition, in partnership with the City of Paris.
The 11th Carmignac Photojournalism Award—which focuses on the Democratic Republic of Congo
(DRC)—was awarded to British-Canadian photographer Finbarr O’Reilly. His reportage started in January
2020, before the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. Due to the swiftly worsening global health
situation and the gradual closing of internati… more
Arctic: New Frontier
Yuri Kozyrev and Kadir van Lohuizen (NOOR) were awarded the 9th edition of the Carmignac Photojournalism Award dedicated to the Arctic and chaired by Jean Jouzel, and under the patronage of Minister Ségolène Royal, French Ambassador for the Arctic and Antarctic Poles.
The endowment allowed them to carry out their pioneer double polar expedition «Arctic: New Frontier». For the very first time, two photojournalists have simultaneously covered the entire Arctic territory… more
CARMIGNAC PHOTOJOURNALISM AWARD – 9th EDITION
Dedicated to the Arctic and chaired by Jean Jouzel, and under the patronage of Minister Ségolène Royal, French Ambassador for the Arctic and Antarctic Poles, the 9th edition of the Carmignac Photojournalism Award was awarded to Yuri Kozyrev and Kadir Van Lohuizen (NOOR).
Their investigative photoreportage «Arctic: New Frontier» is a pioneering double expedition which explores the effects of climate change on the entire Arctic territory. They want to experience the dram… more
After the devastating 2015 earthquake that killed 9,000 people and displaced 650,000 others, the lives of many Nepalese have been shattered. Unemployment and the precarity of living conditions have risen dramatically since then, leading to an increase in trafficking, notably of women. While in Nepal, photographer Lizzie Sadin explored how the trafficking and forced prostitution of women are not only a result of economic poverty but also a consequence of social and cultural practices.
Sadin met … more
8th Laureate of the Carmignac Photojournalism Award
Fondation Carmignac has announced the 8th edition of the Carmignac Photojournalism Award has been awarded to French photojournalist Lizzie Sadin.
After three months of reporting in Nepal, between February and May 2017, the photojournalist Lizzie Sadin has brought back, for the Carmignac Photojournalism Award, a deeply moving testimony on gender based human trafficking, which is deeply rooted it is in Nepalese society.
From 20 October 2017, an exhibition at the Hôtel de l’I… more
7th Laureate of the Carmignac Photojournalism Award
Fondation Carmignac is pleased to announce the exhibition of the 7th Laureate of the Carmignac Photojournalism Award, the Mexican photographer Narciso Contreras.
Narciso Contreras has put together a unique testimony for the Carmignac Photojournalism Award, revealing that Libya is not simply a transit zone for migrants en route to Europe, but a human trafficking stronghold where refugees and asylum seekers are bought and sold on a daily basis.
In 5 months of reportage, from February to June… more
Libya : A Human Market Place
Fondation Carmignac is pleased to announce the exhibition of the 7th Laureate of the Carmignac Photojournalism Award, the Mexican photographer Narciso Contreras, at the Palazzo Reale, Milano, from 22 April to 13 May 2017.
Narciso Contreras has put together a unique testimony for the Carmignac Photojournalism Award, revealing that Libya is not simply a transit zone for migrants en route to Europe, but a human trafficking stronghold where refugees and asylum seekers are bought and sold on a d… more
Carmignac Photojournalism Award
Four years since the fall of the Gaddafi regime in October 2011, Libya is experiencing an unprecedented political, military and humanitarian crisis. While negotiations for a national unity agreement have taken place since early 2015 between the various political entities claiming power, heavy fighting between rival militias and factions continues to break out in the country on a daily basis. The surge of hope that followed the revolution has now given way to chaos.Representing the dramatic and … more
6th edition of the Carmignac photojournalism Award.
Chaired by Christophe Deloire, Secretary General of Reporters Without Borders, President of the Jury of the 6th edition of the Carmignac photojournalism Award.
The Fondation Carmignac aims to support and promote works of investigative photojournalism documenting areas often underrepresented in mainstream news coverage. This year’s edition of the Award focuses specifically on parts of France that have become so-called ‘lawless areas’ (zones de non-droit): places where political… more
Winner of the 5th Carmignac Photojournalism Award
The Carmignac Foundation presents an exhibition of work by the Iranian photographer Newsha Tavakolian, 5th winner of the Carmignac Photojournalism Award. Curated by Anahita Ghabaian, President of the 2013 Jury, the exhibition will take place at the Chapelle des Beaux-Arts de Paris from 13 May to 7 June 2015.
Newsha Tavakolian’s reportage focuses on the feeling of claustrophobia experienced by the younger generation in Iran. Taking as their common thread the theme of a family photo albu… more
4th Carmignac Gestion Photojournalism Award
The Carmignac Foundation presents Spasibo, an exhibition of photographs depicting life in Chechnya by Italian photojournalist Davide Monteleone. Through winning the 4th edition of the Carmignac Gestion Photojournalism Award, Monteleone was funded to work in Chechnya between December 2012 and April 2013.
As a result of a collaboration between the Saatchi Gallery and the Carmignac Foundation, the exhibition marks the UK launch of this major photography award and is the first time Monteleo… more
As part of its ongoing policy to establish long-term links with leading European institutions, the Carmignac Foundation will present a photography exhibition by Davide Monteleone, the 4th winner of the Carmignac Gestion Photojournalism Award, from 30 August to 28 September 2014 at the Fotografie Forum Frankfurt (FFF). In the spring of 2014, the Carmignac Foundation took part in the reopening of this dynamic institution, whose mission is to promote and share high-quality photography.
The exhi… more
The Spasibo exhibition by Davide Monteleone, winner of the fourth Carmignac Gestion Photojournalism Award, will run from 24 May to 21 June 2014 at the Studio Museo Francesco Messina in Milan.
Taken as part of Davide Monteleone’s Chechnya project, the photographs were exhibited at the Chapelle des Beaux-Arts in Paris in November 2013.
The Carmignac Foundation has established a partnership with the Municipality of Milan to contribute to the renovation of Studio Museo Francesco Messina by… more
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9th Edition of the Carmignac Photojournalism Award
"Arctic: New Frontier" by Yuri Kozyrev and Kadir van Lohuizen
During the course of their unprecedented photographic investigation entitled "Arctic: New Frontier", Yuri Kozyrev and Kadir van Lohuizen, co-laureates of the 9th Edition of the Carmignac Award, explored the effects of climate change over more than 15,000 kilometres of this territory, also addressing its consequences for the rest of the planet.
Their photograph… more