Rineke Dijkstra wins 2017 Hasselblad Award in Photography

Rineke Dijkstra, Vondelpark, Amsterdam, June 10, 2005. Courtesy Max Hetzler, Berlin and Paris

Dutch artist Rineke Dijkstra has been announced as the recipient of the 2017 Hasselblad Foundation International Award in Photography. She will receive a SEK 1,000,000 cash-prize (approx. £90,000), an exhibition at the Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg, opening 10 October 2017, as well as a publication about her work.

Dijkstra has been selected by the Hasselblad Foundation’s board of directors, including: Duncan Forbes, curator and writer based in London and Los Angeles, Jennifer Blessing, senior curator, photography, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Simon Njami, curator and writer, Paris; Esther Ruelfs, head of photography and new media department, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg; Mark Sealy, curator and director, Autograph ABP, London. 

8 March 2017