The photographer Dayanita Singh won the award Hasselblad Award and was awarded at the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre and Gothia Towers di Gothenburg, in Svezia. By winning the “Nobel Prize for Photography”, the New Delhi native photographer won two million Swedish crowns (about 183,000 euros), a medal, a diploma. And two digital cameras Hasselblad X2D 100C e 907X 50Ctogether with the optics XCD 55V.
Dayanita Singh wins the 2022 Hasselblad Award
The Hasselblad Foundation was born in 1979, as desired in the will of Erna e Victor Hasselblad. The foundation promotes the study of natural sciences and photography. Awarding the best photographers with the Hasselblad Awards. Since 1980, it nominates 3-5 candidates and then selects a winner.
This year it’s up to Dayanita Singh, who after studying in Ahmedabad has perfected his training atInternational Center of Photography di New York. His works are exhibited in London, Frankfurt, Chicago and New Delhi. In addition, he has published dozens of photo books.
“Receiving the Hasselblad Foundation Award means more than anyone can imagine. For me, it validates the change I have tried to make in my work, where photography is the raw material from which the final form is born. I accept this award as inspiration for these future creations “.
The Hasselblad Foundation cited Singh’s particular and unique archival work, which not only documents but creates a new way of experiencing the art of photography. To show his work, he opens an exhibition at theHasselblad Center in Gothenburg in Sweden until January 22, 2023.
On the official Hasselblad website you will find more information on X2D 100C, 907X 50C cameras and XCD 55V lenses.