Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson in Paris,the jury of the HCB Award 2015 has nominated the French photographer Claude Iverné as the winner, for his project “Sudanese Photographs, Gazelle River”. He was nominated by Xavier Barral, publisher.
Attributed by Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson every other year, the HCB Award is a prize of 35 000 euro to stimulate a photographer’s creativity by offering him the opportunity to carry out a project that would otherwise be difficult to achieve. Created in 1988 by Robert Delpire, it was relaunched in 2003 with the opening of Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson in Paris. Chris Killip (1989), Josef Koudelka (1991), Larry Towell (2003), Fazal Sheikh (2005), Jim Goldberg (2007), David Goldblatt (2009), Vanessa Winship (2011) and Patrick Faigenbaum (2013) were the previous recipients of the Award.