Awards & Competitions

Jim Goldberg Awarded $50k Deutsche Borse Photography Prize

April 26, 2011

By Conor Risch

© Jim Goldberg / Magnum Photos

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. 2008. His radio is the sole possession that he took with him while escaping a rebel attack in his village. He now lives in a refugee camp with 60,000 other people where poverty, disease, and crime run rampant.

American photographer Jim Goldberg was awarded the 2011 Deutsche Börse Photography Prize today in a ceremony at Ambika P3, University of Westminster, London, the temporary home of The Photographers’ Gallery, which is undergoing renovation. The £30,000 ($49,443) prize, founded in 1996 and administered by The Photographers’ Gallery, is awarded to a living photographer who has made the most significant contribution...

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