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AWARD

2020 LOUIS ROEDERER DISCOVERY AWARD
10 SHORTLISTED PROJECTS

WITH SUPPORT FROM THE LOUIS ROEDERER FOUNDATION
& POLKA


Ten projects proposed by ten galleries have been shortlisted and will be on display at the next Rencontres d’Arles.

During opening week, a jury will bestow the Louis Roederer Discovery Award on an artist and his or her gallery, entailing an acquisition worth €15,000.

The public will vote for the Public’s Choice Award, entailing an acquisition worth €5,000.


The photographers who have been shortlisted for the 2020 LOUIS ROEDERER DISCOVERY AWARD are:

POULOMI BASU (India),
presented by New Art Exchange, Nottingham, United Kingdom

PHILIPPE BRAQUENIER (Belgium),
presented by The Ravestijn Gallery, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

STEPHEN DOCK (France),
presented by Folia Gallery, Paris, France

ELSA & JOHANNA (France),
presented by La Forest Divonne Gallery, Paris, France / Brussels, Belgium

FRANÇOIS-XAVIER GBRÉ (France / Côte d’Ivoire),
presented by Cécile Fakhoury Gallery, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire / Dakar, Senegal / Paris, France

DOR GUEZ (Israel),
presented by Dvir Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel / Brussels, Belgium

AMÉLIE LABOURDETTE (France),
presented by Thierry Bigaignon Gallery, Paris, France

ALICE MICELI (Brazil),
presented by Galeria Nara Roesler, São Paulo / Rio de Janeiro, Brazil / New York, United States

DAVIDE MONTELEONE (Italia),
presented by Heillandi Gallery, Lugano, Switzerland

DEANNA PIZZITELLI (Canada),
presented by Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, Canada

In 2019, The Louis Roederer Discovery Award winner was Máté Bartha for Kontakt, proposed by Tobe Gallery (Budapest, Hungary) and Laure Tiberghien for Suite…, proposed by Lumières des Roses (Montreuil, France).
The Public’s Choice Prize was awarded to Alys Tomlinson for The Faithul, proposed by Hackelbury Fine Art (London, United Kingdom).

The full program of the Rencontres d'Arles 2020 will be online on March 13.
Posted on 29.01.2020