Photographer Jim Goldberg Wins Deutsche Borse Photography Prize 2011

artwork: Jim Goldberg - photograph - 'The man on the rock hugged his radio as if it were a child. It was the only thing he took when he left his village' Goldberg says . . . I took this picture last year, before Christmas, in a refugee camp in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

LONDON.- Jim Goldberg (b.1953, USA) has won the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2011, which marks the 15th year of the Prize and the 40th anniversary of The Photographers’ Gallery. The prize was announced on Tuesday 26 April 2011 when the broadcaster and critic Miranda Sawyer presented the £30,000 award at a special ceremony. The Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2011 is organised by The Photographers’ Gallery. This year, while the Gallery undergoes extensive redevelopment works to transform its gallery space, which will reopen later this year, the Prize is displayed at Ambika P3, University of Westminster until 1 May 2011.