Awards & Competitions

U.S. Artist Trevor Paglen Wins 2016 Deutsche Börse Photography Prize

June 2, 2016

By Conor Risch

© Trevor Paglen

Trevor Paglen, “They Watch the Moon, 2010.” Paglen was nominated for his exhibition “The Octopus” at Frankfurter Kunstverein in Frankfurt, Germany, in 2015. 

Trevor Paglen has won the £30,000 ($43,236) Deutsche Börse Foundation Photography Prize for 2016, the foundation announced this evening during a ceremony at The Photographers’ Gallery in London. Paglen was nominated for his retrospective exhibition “The Octopus” at Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany, in 2015. Paglen is known for his investigations of government and military power. His work has included long-lens...

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