In cooperation with the Swiss camera manufacturer ALPA® as well as a private collector from Zürich, photo basel introduced a new purchase award for the best artist at photo basel, the ALPA AWARD 2018.
photo basel and ALPA are proud to announce the Japanese Photographer Yoko Ikeda as the first recipient of the photo basel "ALPA Award 2018".
This is the first year the ALPA AWARD is presented to an outstanding photographer, but it is intended as a reoccuring feature of photo basel.
Yoko Ikeda, The ALPA AWARD winner 2018, was announced at photo basel 2018 and one work will be purchased from the gallery representing the artist by the private collector. In addition, ALPA® presents a cash prize or ALPA® camera system to the winning photographer.
The photo basel ALPA award is featured in the Financial Times - read the article here