Discovery award 2023
Louis Roederer foundation

10 projects shortlisted

Ten artists’ projects proposed by ten organizations have been shortlisted from nearly 400 applications received from all over the world.
They will be accompanied by Tanvi Mishra, guest curator, and exhibited during the next Rencontres d'Arles.
During the opening week, a jury will bestow the Discovery Award Louis Roederer Foundation which will reward one of the ten projects with an acquisition of 15,000 euros for the artists and her or his organization.
The public will vote for the Public’s Choice Award, entailing an acquisition worth 5,000 euros.

The artist’s projects shortlisted for the Discovery Award 2023 Louis Roederer Foundation are:

→ IBRAHIM AHMED (Kuwait / Egypt) and LINA GEOUSHY (Egypt / United Kingdom)
presented by TINTERA (Egypt / United Kingdom)

presented by Experimenter (India)

→ SAMANTHA BOX (Jamaica / United States) 
presented by Tiger Strikes Asteroid (United States)

→ PHILIPPE CALIA (France / India)
presented by TARQ (India)

presented by Pathshala South Asian Media Institute (Bangladesh)

→ HIÊN HOÀNG (Vietnam / Germany)
presented by Florida Lothringer 13(Germany) 

presented by Party Office (India)

→ NIEVES MINGUEZA (Spain / United Kingdom)
presented by Peckham 24 (United Kingdom)

presented by Magnum Foundation (United States)

presented by JOJO (India)

Tanvi Mishra works with images as a photo editor, curator, and writer based in New Delhi, India. Among her interests are South Asian visual histories, research methodologies in image-making as well as the notion of fiction in photography, particularly in the current political landscape.
She has worked as the Photo Editor and Creative Director of The Caravan, a journal of politics and culture. She is part of the photo-editorial team of PIX, a South Asian publication and display practice. She curates independently and has also been part of the curatorial teams of Photo Kathmandu, Delhi Photo Festival and BredaPhoto.
Her writing on photography has been published in various platforms including Aperture, FOAM and The Caravan. She has served on multiple juries, including World Press Photo, Chennai Photo Biennale Photo Awards and the Catchlight Global Fellowship. She is presently a part of the first international advisory committee of World Press Photo.

With support from the Louis Roederer Foundation and Polka.
Posted on 17.02.2023
  • Institutional partners

    • République Française
    • Région Provence Alpes Côté d'Azur
    • Département des Bouches du Rhône
    • Arles
    • Le Centre des monuments nationaux est heureux de soutenir les Rencontres de la Photographie d’Arles en accueillant des expositions dans l’abbaye de Montmajour
  • Main partners

    • Fondation LUMA
    • BMW
    • SNCF
    • Kering
  • Media partners

    • Arte
    • Lci
    • Konbini
    • Le Point
    • Madame Figaro
    • France Culture