We have word from that Carmignac Gestion one of the leading independent fund management companies in Europe. who announce the first annual â€œCarmignac Gestion Photojournalism Awardâ€ worth 50,000 euros. Deadline for entries 15 September.
Carmignac Gestion will also provide its full backing for the photojournalist to develop, promote and distribute the reportage. An exhibition will be organised within 12 months of the Prize being awarded and a monographic book presenting the award-winner’s work will be published.
The world’s future balance and stability hinge in particular on today’s areas facing armed conflict. For this reason, the proposed subject for the 2009 Carmignac Gestion Photojournalism Award is: The Gaza Strip