ICON de Martell Cordon Bleu


6 - 15 September 2013

Dedicated To Inspiring Creativity, Independence And The Pursuit Of Excellence, Martell Cordon Bleu Presents ICON De Martell Cordon Bleu, A Premier Photography Prize To Recognise The Most Outstanding Photographer In Singapore. 

Building on the artistic heritage of Martell, ICON de Martell Cordon Bleu returns for the 4th year to celebrate fine art photography.

Now synonymous with creativity and independence, Martell Cordon Bleu has lauded the most thought provoking photography works in Singapore. With the eye of a distinguished panel, the exceptional few are honoured for their original vision and dedication to their craft, qualities the House of Martell stands for.

The title prize of ICON de Martell Cordon Bleu 2013 was awarded to Choo Jing Sarah who won a cash prize of $30,000. In addition to the cash prize, the top award also includes an organised trip to a photography festival in France of the winner’s choice. The visit to the photography festival aims to offer the winner an opportunity to meet and connect with galleries, curators and agents based in Europe.

Photographers Sim Chi Yin and Darren Soh were awarded the Discernment Award, winning a cash prize of $8,000 each. Sim Chi Yin was also presented with the Eternal Discovery Prize, receiving $1,000 and a bottle of Martell Cordon Bleu for garnering the most number of public votes online.




  • Sim Chi Yin
  • Tan Ngiap Heng
  • Sarah Choo Jing
  • Ore Huiying
  • Liana Yang
  • Dawn Ng
  • Alecia Neo
  • Darren Soh