Oscar Muñoz wins 2018 Hasselblad Award in Photography

Oscar Muñoz, Linea del destino (Line of destiny), 2006, single screen projection. Courtesy the artist

Colombian artist Oscar Muñoz has been announced as the winner of the 2018 Hasselblad Award in Photography, a prize set up by Sweden’s Hasselblad Foundation to honour major achievements in the field. He will receive SEK 1,000,000 (approximately £87,000) as well as an exhibition at the Hasselbald Center in Gothenburg this autumn.

Muñoz was selected by an international jury, chaired by Mark Sealy, curator and director of Autograph ABP in London, and comprising Marta Gili, director of Jeu de Paume in Paris; Paul Roth, director Ryerson Image Center in Toronto; Bisi Silva, founder and artistic director at the Center for Contemporary Art in Lagos; and Hripsimé Visser, curator of photography at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam.

8 March 2018