The exhibition will travel to Munich, Bangkok, Los Angels, New York and Chiang mai.Â
Online PR News – 25-July-2014 – Los Angeles – Paris- April 20, 2014, Â The PX3 Curatorial challenge exhibition, after a successful screening in Arles, during Les Rencontres d'Arles (Arles Photo Festival.) andÂ a week long exhibition at Â Espace Beaurepaire, in Paris with hundreds of visitors, will travel to Munich, Bangkok, Los Angels, New York and Chiang mai.Â Â
Px3 announced the first Px3 Curators Challenge as part of the 8th Annual Px3 Prix de la Photography Competition. The Curators Challenge commenced onÂ June 15th, 2014 after the closing deadline for entries. Two curators, DaphnĂ© AnglĂ¨s and W.M. Hunt had selected each 20 images form this years submissionsÂ for a traveling exhibition.
The Photographers and the public at large is voting on their selection- and the curator with most votes will win a cash prize. The Curators Challenge aims toÂ highlight the importance of curation in the publishing and photography world and hopes to create a dialogue with photographers and photography viewersÂ alike about the vision of curators.Â
DaphnĂ© AnglĂ¨s is a curator at the Galerie Dupon Paris and graduate of the Institut dâ€™Etudes Politiques de Paris, DaphnĂ© is the current Paris-based assignmentsÂ editor for the New York Times and Secretary of the World Press Photo Jury. She is also an active jury member for the ICRC Humanitarian Visa dâ€™or Award,Â Canon Female Photojournalist Award, Scanpix Stora Fotorpis, Bayeux- Calvados War Correspondent Award, Prix Webdocumentaire France 24, amongstÂ others.
W.M. (Bill) Hunt is an established collector and consultant based in New York. He is a founding partner of photography gallery Hasted Hunt (now HastedÂ Kraeutler) and a former director of photography at Ricco/Maresca Gallery. He has been collecting photography for over 35 years and is furthermore aÂ professor at the School of Visual Arts. Bill is also on the Board of Directors of the W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund and the Center for Photography, NewÂ York as well as a recipient of their Vision Award in 2009.
About the Px3
The Prix de la Photographie, Paris strives to promote the appreciation of photography, to discover emerging talent, and introduce photographers from aroundÂ the world to the artistic community of Paris. It is juried by leading editors, publishers, curators, gallery owners, consultants, creative directors, and artÂ directors, Px3 brings the best of photography from across the globe to Paris.
If you like more information about this exhibition or contact curators Bill Hunt or DaphnĂ© AnglĂ¨s or Px3 founder Hossein Farmani please email Lillian Suwanrumpa .Â The list of curatorial election : http://www.px3.fr/winners/winners.php?compName=PX3%202014&mode=challenge â€” List of winners:. http://www.px3.fr/winners/winners.php?compName=PX3+2014