Prix Elysée - Publications

The Nominees' book 2020-2022

Published by the Musée de l’Elysée, this book presents the nominees' projects of the fourth edition of the Prix Elysée. Alexa Brunet, the duo Arguiñe Escandón and Yann Gross, Magali Koenig, Thomas Mailaender, Moises Saman, Assaf Shoshan, Alys Tomlinson and Kurt Tong were selected by the museum from among more than 250 candidates from all over the world.

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Luis Carlos Tovar. Jardín de mi padre

The Musée de l'Elysée is pleased to announce the release of the book "Jardín de mi padre" by Colombian artist Luis Carlos Tovar, winner of the third edition of the Prix Elysée (2018-2020).

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The Nominees' book 2018-2020

A kind of making-of, this collective book aims to highlight the production side of the projects by focusing on models, ideas, diagrams, preparatory images and other exchanges between artists and curators.  

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Matthias Bruggmann. An Act of Unspeakable Violence

The photographs of Matthias Bruggmann take a critical look at the representation of the atrocities of war. They give Westerners a more nuanced picture of the reality of an armed conflict and blur the boundaries between photojournalism and contemporary artistic photography.

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The Nominees’ Book 2016-2018

The Musée de l’Elysée and Editions Photosynthèses, Arles are thrilled to present the Prix Elysée nominees’ projects in a box-set of eight artist books.

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Martin Kollar Provisional Arrangement

September 2016

Provisional Arrangement is the concretization of Martin Kollar’s project submitted for the first Prix Elysée launched in 2014 with the support of Parmigiani Fleurier. For the book edition of his project, Martin Kollar chose London publishers MACK, joined by the Musée de l’Elysée to co-publish Provisional Arrangement.

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Nominees' book 2014

December 2014

The eight nominees of the 2014 edition were selected by the Musée l’Elysée from over 400 global applicants. Presenting the nominees’ projects, this book invites us to discover the intimacy of work-in-progress and offers a panorama of contemporary photographic practices.

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Prix Elysée Official Website

More information about the Prix Elysée, the winners and the nominees of the three previous editions.