Prix Eurazeo

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  • 13

    years13th edition of the Prix Eurazeo in 2022

  • €10,000

    cash prize and an exhibition

  • 2

    grants awarded to recent ENSP graduates

A steadfast supporter of photography

Because creativity and boldness are cornerstones of our corporate culture, we have a long history of supporting photography. We are proud to hold a remarkable collection of works by highly respected photographers including Antonio Salgado, Georges Rousse and Michael Kenna. More than 50 of these images are always on view at our offices in Paris, New York and London.

 

A prestigious competition . . .

In 2010, we took our support for photography to the next level with the launch of the Prix Eurazeo competition. Each year, our award recognizes the work of a professional photographer reflecting the chosen theme: “Tell Us a Story.” In addition to receiving a €10,000 cash prize, the winner is offered the opportunity to exhibit his or her works in Paris. Judged by a jury including well-known experts in the field, the Prix Eurazeo covers all styles and types of photography

Stéphanie Maria-Bajard
Eurazeo and photography is a commitment and a passion that has been growing for almost 20 years: thanks to the acquisition of original works, the creation of the Eurazeo Prize 13 years ago and the establishment of partnerships.
STÉPHANIE MARIA-BAJARD, SENIOR COMMUNICATION MANAGER - HEAD OF THE PRIX EURAZEO AND PHOTO PARTNERSHIPS 

Two grants . . .

In 2019, Eurazeo decided to go even further by forming a partnership with the École Nationale Supérieure de la Photographie (ENSP) in Arles, a world-renowned photography school. As part of this partnership, the “Eurazeo pour la Jeune Création Photographique” program now selects two recent ENSP graduates each year to be recipients of a €5,000 grant. These grants help them bring their ambitious and innovative projects to fruition, which might never have been possible without Eurazeo’s financial assistance. Like the Prix Eurazeo winner, the two grant recipients are given the opportunity to exhibit their works in Paris. For this 2022 edition, Clémence Elman and Tal Yaron have been chosen to receive support from Eurazeo.

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And a partnership with the iconic Rencontres d’Arles festival

Unwavering in its support for emerging artistic talent and its commitment to young people, education and equal opportunity, Eurazeo has been a sponsor since 2021 of the outreach program “Une Année en Images” conducted by the Rencontres d’Arles festival in the south of France. This program aims to raise awareness among students at 10 middle and high schools in the Nice and Aix-Marseille educational districts of photography as an art form and of photographic practice in line with the themes explored during the festival.

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Jury Photo

  • Virginie Morgon - CEO, Eurazeo
  • Philippe Audouin - Founder of the Prix Eurazeo 
  • Jean-François Camp, Chairman of the galerie DuRev, former director of Central Dupon Images
  • Dimitri Beck - Photography Director of Polka Magazine
  • Hélène David-Weill
  • Marta Gili - Director of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de la Photographie (ENSP)
  • Thierry Grillet - Creative director, Bibliothèque Nationale de France (BNF)
  • Aurélie de Lanlay - Deputy director, Les Rencontres d'Arles
  • Jean-Luc Monterosso - Former director of the Maison Européenne de la Photographie (MEP)
  • Elisabeth Bret-Sayer - Photographer
  • Eurazeo's employees
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Previous winners

  • Jean-François Rauzier – Edition 2010
  • Alexandre Parot – Edition 2011
  • Christophe Dugied - Edition 2012
  • Michel Kirch - Edition 2013
  • Muriel Bordier - Edition 2014
  • Hans Silvester - Edition 2015
  • Marc Kruger - Edition 2016
  • Gilles Coulon - Edition 2017
  • Guillaume Amat - Edition 2018
  • Sophie Zénon- Edition 2019
  • Frédéric Stucin - Edition 2020
  • Patrick Tourneboeuf - Edition 2021