Cig Harvey awarded the 2018 Virginia Prize
The Jury for the Prix Virginia have unanimously selected British photographer Cig Harvey as this year’s winner. The Prix Virginia, awarded every other year, is open to all living professional women photographers, regardless of age or nationality. The 2018 prize received 378 applications from 43 countries.
Harvey will receive an exhibition in the Espace Oppidum in Paris as a result of the accolade. A box-book consisting of photographs by the winner of the Prix Virginia and of the photographers in the Selection du Jury is published to accompany each iteration of the prize.