Aperture Portfolio Prize Winners Announced
Untitled 9, 2006 © Michael Corridore
Congratulations to Michael Corridore, the winner of the 2008 Aperture Portfolio Prize. From over 1,000 entries, the judges awarded the top prize to this Australian photographer for his project Angry Black Snake. Five runners-up were also selected: Saudi Arabia’s Jowhara AlSaud; Colin Blakely of Ann Arbor, Michigan; Columbia, Missouri’s Joe Johnson; Los Angeles–based Peruvian artist Hector Mata; and Elizabeth Pedinotti of San Francisco.
Aperture Foundation is also delighted to announce, for the first time ever, a special series of limited-edition prints by the Portfolio Prize winner, Michael Corridore, and runners-up: Jowhara AlSaud; Colin Blakely; Joe Johnson; Hector Mata; and Elizabeth Pedinotti. Affordably priced, the purpose is to encourage the collection of work by emerging artists.
Click here for information on entering the 2009 Aperture Portfolio Prize.