American photographer Alex Prager wins Foam’s annual Paul Huf Award 2012

AMSTERDAM.- On March 13th Alex Prager (b. 1979, USA) was chosen as the winner of the Foam Paul Huf Award 2012 by an international jury. This annual prize given to a photography talent under 35 years consists of € 20.000 and an exhibition in Foam Amsterdam. Prager’s work will be on show in Foam from August 31st to October 14th, 2012. The Foam Paul Huf Award continues to attract portfolios from all over the world. Out of 100 nominees this year, 49 were from Europe, 13 from Asia, 19 from North America, 6 from South America, 3 from Africa and 10 from the Middle East. The jury was quoted as saying, “We would like to recognise the incredible diversity and richness of nominations from all corners of the world. Our shortlist resulted in a select group comprising the very best in contemporary documentary, fine art and conceptual practice. In our unanimous choice of winner, Alex Prager, the jury recognises work that draws br