Sally Mann wins ninth Prix Pictet global photography award

Sally Mann, Lexington, Virginia, 2015.
Sally Mann, Lexington, Virginia, 2015. Photo by Annie Leibowitz. (Image credit: © Annie Leibovitz)

Photographer Sally Mann has been awarded the winning title of the 9th cycle of the Prix Pictet with her series Blackwater (2008-2012). The free exhibition is showing at the Porter Gallery in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, featuring work of all twelve shortlisted entrants until 9 January 2022.

Founded in 2008 by the Pictet Group, the Prix Pictet is the world’s leading award for photography and sustainability, with aims to draw global attention to environmental issues. Topical themes for each year thus far have been Water, Earth, Growth, Power, Consumption, Disorder, Space and Hope.

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.