The Deutsche BÃ¶rse Photography Prize 2008 today announced the names of four photographers who have made it to the final list for the award: John Davies, Jacob Holdt, Esko MÃ¤nnikkÃ¶ and Fazal Sheikh.
Organizers said this yearâ€™s shortlist demonstrates a focused and sustained commitment to exploring subjects of social and political importance through photography. The annual prize rewards a living photographer, of any nationality, who has made the most significant contribution to the medium of photography in Europe.
Of the four, one will be chosen for the coveted Deutsche BÃ¶rse Photography Prize 2008. The name of the winner will be announced on March 5, 2008.
The Deutsche BÃ¶rse Photography Prize 2008 is presented by The Photographersâ€™ Gallery, London and is the opening venue for the exhibition which will be held from February 8 to April 6, 2008.