The four artists shortlisted for the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2019 are:
-Mark Ruwedel for the exhibition Artist and Society: Mark Ruwedel (16 February – 16 December 2018 at Tate Modern, London) -Susan Meiselas for the exhibition Mediations (Jeu de Paume, Paris, 6 February – 30 May 2018) -Arwed Messmer for the exhibition RAF – No Evidence / Kein Beweis (ZEPHYR|Raum für Fotografie, Mannheim, 9 September – 5 November 2017) -Laia Abril for the publication On Abortion (Dewi Lewis Publishing, November 2017)
This year’s nominees survey a vast range of topical issues through the lens and language of photography. Collectively their projects explore state and gender politics, social injustice, human rights and conceptual approaches to image making. The exhibition of the shortlisted projects will be on show at The Photographers’ Gallery from 8 March to 2 June 2019, before touring to Deutsche Börse's headquarters in Eschborn/Frankfurt.