AwardsThe 33rd ICP Infinity Awards
An annual event organized by the International Center of Photography, the Infinity Awards honor exceptional achievements of emerging and established photographers, and recognize innovation in visual arts. A diverse jury of photography practitioners and experts takes part in the selection. While the event itself is noteworthy, its preparation and its unfolding equally deserve attention.
AwardsSophie Calle, Art Infinity Award
Sophie Calle has been making work since the late 1970s that employs provocative and sometimes controversial methods for confronting her emotional and psychological life. Her renowned exhibition, Take Care of Yourself—created for the French Pavilion at the 2007 Venice Biennale—invited women to interpret an email Calle had received from a boyfriend abruptly severing their relationship.
AwardsEdmund Clark and Crofton Black, Documentary and Photojournalism Infinity Award
Crofton Black and Edmund Clark’s Negative Publicity: Artefacts of Extraordinary Rendition offers a complex portrayal of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency’s secret detention practices in the war on terror and the process of investigating them.
AwardsVasantha Yogananthan, Emerging Photographer Infinity Award
Vasantha Yogananthan was born in 1985 and lives and works in Paris. In 2014—the same year he set out on a freelance career as a photographer—Yogananthan co-founded the publishing house Chose Commune and published his first book, Piémanson, which was nominated for MACK First Book Award and Kassel Best Book of the Year.
Awards“Vision & Justice” issue of Aperture, Critical Writing and Research Infinity Award
Aperture’s special issue dedicated to photography of the black experience, was edited by Michael Famighetti and Sarah Lewis. Famighetti, the editor of Aperture magazine, has also edited numerous photography books and his writing has appeared in Frieze, Bookforum, Aperture, and OjodePez, among other publications.
AwardsMichael Christopher Brown, Artist’s Book Infinity Award
Michael Christopher Brown is a photographer and filmmaker raised in the Skagit Valley, a farming community in Washington state. His recent work-in-progress explores the electronica music and youth scene in Havana, Cuba, and the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
AwardsHarry Benson, Lifetime Achievement Infinity Award
Harry Benson, CBE, came to America with the Beatles in 1964 and never looked back. The award-winning Scottish photojournalist marched with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the civil rights movement; photographed the Watts Riots; was embedded in the Gulf War; was next to Robert Kennedy when he was assassinated [...]
AwardsFor Freedoms, Online Platform and New Media Infinity Award
For Freedoms, co-founded by Hank Willis Thomas and Eric Gottesman, is the first artist-run Super PAC using art to inspire deeper political engagement for citizens who want to have a greater impact on the American political landscape.
AwardsHarry Benson, 60 years of legendary photos
Tonight, Harry Benson will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual International Center of Photography (ICP) Infinity Awards. Harry is a fabulous photographer and one of the greatest photoreporters of his generation.
AwardsHarry Benson: “A good photograph can never be repeated”
Frank and Mia, their relationship took us by surprise in 1966. Burton and Taylor seemed to have set the standard for celebrity romance, but this was so different from that — Mia, the seemingly shy and retiring ingénue [...]