Hasselblad Foundation International Award in Photography

Mrz 5, 2012

Gothenurg

On Thursday, March 8th, The winner of the Hasselblad Foundation International Award in Photography will be announced. The ceremony is broadcasted on the foundation’s website from 9hrs (Central European Time on). Between 14hrs and 15hrs the same day the winner will be available for questions and comments on a live chat at the same web address.

Hasselblad Foundation International Award in Photography is granted for exceptional photographic achievement. On October 26, 2012 an exhibition of the award winner’s work will open at the Foundations’ exhibition hall Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg Museum of Art.

The Hasselblad Foundation is an independent non-profit entity, created to promote research and academic teaching in the natural sciences and photography. This aim is achieved by means of donations and grants for scientific research, through the Hasselblad Foundation International Award in Photography, as well as several scholarships and grants for research projects in photography.

Victor Hasselblad (1906–1978), the pioneering Swedish photographer and industrialist, manufactured a camera which has become world famous, not least in connection with the manned trips to the moon. After his death, the Hasselblad Foundation was established in 1979 under the terms of the last will and testament of Dr. Victor Hasselblad and his wife Erna.

Hasselblad Foundation

March 8th, 2012
Ekmansg 8
41256 Göteborg
Sweden

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