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Photography at all costs – A year of photographic awards at the BnF


The Bibliothèque nationale de France supports a large number of photographic awards. The Bibliothèque is a historical partner of the Niépce Award and the Nadar Award initiated by the Gens d’images association in 1955.  And in 2006, became partner of the Talent Grant and finally, in 2020, the new Photographic Print Award – Collection Florence & Damien Bachelot – International College of Photography. Since November 23, 2021, the BnF presents, in collaboration with the International College of Photography, Les Gens d’Images, and Picto Foundation a selection of prints from the winners of these partner awards, in an exhibition intended to be an annual gathering for photography enthusiasts. The opportunity for the public to immerse themselves in the creative effervescence of photography today.

Curators : Héloïse Conesa, curator in the Department of Prints and Photography, BnF, with the complicity of photographers and partners.

Exhibition co-organized with: The International College of Photography, Les Gens d’images,, Picto Foundation
With the support of: Collection Florence and Damien Bachelot for the photographic print award, Fisheye, Lumière Ilford, Musée Réattu, Pixtrakk, SAIF
In partnership with: ADAGP, Escourbiac the printer, The Eyes Publishing, Nicéphore Niépce museum, University of Angers – Dityvon Gallery
With the support of the Louis Roederer Foundation

La photographie à tout prix
Une année de prix photographiques à la BnF
November 23, 2021 – February 20, 2022
BnF I François-Mitterrand
Allée Julien Cain
Quai François-Mauriac 75013 PARIS
East entrance

Tuesday to Saturday 9 a.m. > 8 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m. > 7 p.m.
Monday 2 p.m. > 8 p.m.
Closed on public holidays
Free admission

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