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4 April 2016

Discovery Award 2016

Supported by the LUMA Foundation since 2002, this is the Rencontres d’Arles’ top prize.
The idea is simple: five preeminent figures from the art world each nominate two artists. Gender parity has been the rule since 2015.
We stage an exhibition for all of the nominees and a jury of professionals votes to choose a winner, who is awarded €25,000 to continue his or her work.

Florian Ebner, head of the Photographic Collection at the Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany,
Frank Berger
Stephanie Kiwitt

Mouna Mekouar, independent exhibition curator,
Basma Alsharif
Daisuke Yokota

Stéphanie Moisdon, art critic, exhibition curator, and co-director of Le Consortium, a contemporary art centre in Dijon,
Marie Angeletti
Christodoulos Panayiotou

Aida Muluneh, founder of Addis Foto Fest, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia,
Nader Adem
Sarah Waiswa

Stefano Stoll, director of the Festival Images in Vevey, Switzerland,
Beni Bischof
Sara Cwynar