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Stan Douglas coming to Gothenburg

Press Releases   •   Oct 15, 2016 12:36 GMT

The Hasselblad Award is an acknowledgement of major achievements in photography, recognizing artists that are developing the medium in new and extraordinary directions. Stan Douglas’s interdisciplinary work unites photography, film, and the performing arts in innovative ways. He is the 36th Hasselblad Award Winner and this is the first solo presentation of his work in Sweden.

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Stan Douglas - 2016 Hasselblad Award Winner

Press Releases   •   Mar 08, 2016 08:00 GMT

The Hasselblad Foundation is pleased to announce that Canadian artist Stan Douglas is the recipient of the 2016 Hasselblad Foundation International Award in Photography for the sum of SEK 1,000,000 (approx. EUR 110,000).

About Hasselblad Foundation

The purpose of the Foundation is to promote scientific education and research in photography and the natural sciences.

The Hasselblad Foundation was established in 1979 under the terms of the last will and testament of Erna and Victor Hasselblad. The purpose of the Foundation is to promote scientific education and research in photography and the natural sciences. The Foundation’s annual international award for outstanding achievements in photography, is considered one of the most prestigious photography awards worldwide.

The Foundation holds a collection of photographic art focusing on the Hasselblad Award Winners and Nordic photographers. In the Hasselblad Center, situated in the Gothenburg Museum of Art, three exhibitions are shown annually, one of which presents works by the current year’s Hasselblad Award Winner. Further stipends for studies and residencies are awarded each year, and the Foundation itself is actively engaged in the field of academic and artistic research through the publication of books, organization of seminars, and other public events.

Address

  • Hasselblad Foundation
  • Ekmansg 8
  • SE 41256 Gothenburg
  • Sverige