Tracey Morgan Gallery is pleased to announce photographer Stacy Kranitz and Tracey Morgan Gallery were shortlisted for the Louis Roederer Discovery Award during the 50th Anniversary of Les Rencontre d’Arles Festival.
Kranitz’s project As it was Give(n) to Me is one of 200 proposals submitted, with 10 projects shortlisted. Each project will be exhibited for the duration of the festival. During the opening week, a jury awards an artist and their gallery a 15,000 euro acquisition, a second People’s Choice Award will be selected by the public, the winner granted a 5,000 euro acquisition.
Kranitz will present an installation of her much larger series As it was Give(n) to Me. The series is a collection of images tracing exploration and extraction in the Appalachian region of the United States. Kranitz’s installation will be consist of photographs, historical ephemera, regional plants and additional text. As it was Give(n) to me will be on view from July 1 - September 22, 2019.
Since the summer of 1970, Les Rencontre d’Arles has been a major influence in disseminating the best of world photographer and playing the role of springboard for photographic and contemporary creative talents. The festival opens the first week in July and runs through the end of September in Arles, France.