Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards 2019

 

Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards

Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards

Opening: May 29, 2019
Deadline: September 14, 2019
Entry fee: $30, $60
Prizes: $10,000, participation in the exhibition

Initiated in November 2012 by Aperture Foundation and Paris Photo, the Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards celebrate the photobook’s contribution to the evolving narrative of photography, with three major categories: First PhotoBook, PhotoBook of the Year, and Photography Catalogue of the Year.

Prizes

The First PhotoBook Prize

A $10,000 prize will be awarded to the photographer(s)/artist(s) whose first finished, publicly available photobook is judged to be the best of the year. Twenty books from this category will be selected for the shortlist, presented to the Jury for the final selection and exhibited during Paris Photo.

The PhotoBook of the Year Prize

This prize will be awarded to the photographer(s)/artist(s), and publisher responsible, for the photobook judged to be the best of the year. Ten books from this category will be selected for the shortlist, presented to the Jury for the final selection and exhibited during Paris Photo.

The Photography Catalogue of the Year Prize

Awarded to the publication, publisher, and/or organizing institution responsible for the exhibition catalogue or museum publication judged to be the best of the year. Five books from this category will be selected for the shortlist, presented to the Jury for the final selection and exhibited during Paris Photo.

The shortlisted books, accompanied by the jury’s comments, will be featured in the fall 2019 edition of The PhotoBook Review issue 017 (published by Aperture Foundation), to be released at Paris Photo.

About Paris Photo

Paris Photo, the world’s largest international art fair dedicated to the photographic medium. The annual event for collectors, professionals, artists, and enthusiasts, Paris Photo offers its visitors the most qualitative and diverse selection of artworks alongside an ambitious public programme with leading figures in the field.

About Aperture Foundation

Aperture, a not-for-profit foundation, connects the photo community and its audiences with the most inspiring work, the sharpest ideas, and with each other – in print, in person, and online.

Created in 1952 by photographers and writers as “common ground for the advancement of photography”, Aperture today is a multi-platform publisher and center for the photo community. From our base in New York, we produce, publish, and present a program of photography projects, locally and internationally.

Entry Fees

  • First PhotoBook: $30 per book
  • PhotoBook of the Year: $60 for first entry from a given publisher, $30 for each subsequent entry from the same publisher
  • Photography Catalogue of the Year: $60 for first entry from a given publisher, $30 for each subsequent entry from the same publisher

Timeline

  • Call for entries open: 29 May 2019
  • Submission deadline: 14 September 2019
  • Shortlist announcement: 20 September 2019
  • Winner announcement: 8 November 2019

Website: https://contests.picter.com/photobook-awards-2019

Past Winners

On Abortion, © Laia Abril, PhotoBook of the Year 2018, Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards
On Abortion
© Laia Abril
PhotoBook of the Year 2018

 

One Wall a Web, © Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa, First PhotoBook 2018, Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards
One Wall a Web
© Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa
First PhotoBook 2018

 

The Land in Between, © Ursula Schulz-Dornburg, Photography Catalogue of the Year 2018, Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards
The Land in Between
© Ursula Schulz-Dornburg
Photography Catalogue of the Year 2018

 

 

Museum Bhavan, © Dayanita Singh, PhotoBook of the Year 2017, Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards
Museum Bhavan
© Dayanita Singh
PhotoBook of the Year 2017

 

Monsanto: A Photographic Investigation, © Mathieu Asselin, First PhotoBook 2017, Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards
Monsanto: A Photographic Investigation
© Mathieu Asselin
First PhotoBook 2017

 

New Realities: Photography in the 19th Century, © Rijiksmuseum/Nai, Catalogue of the Year 2017, Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards
New Realities: Photography in the 19th Century
© Rijiksmuseum/Nai
Catalogue of the Year 2017

 

ZZYZX, © Gregory Halpern, Photobook of the year 2016, Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards
ZZYZX
© Gregory Halpern
Photobook of the year 2016

 

Libyan Sugar, © Michael Christopher Brown, First Photobook Award 2016, Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards
Libyan Sugar
© Michael Christopher Brown
First Photobook Award 2016

 

Wojciech Zamecznik: Photo-graphics, © Karolina Puchala-Rojek and Karolina Ziebinska-Lewandowska, Catalogue of the Year 2016, Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards
Wojciech Zamecznik: Photo-graphics
© Karolina Puchala-Rojek and Karolina Ziebinska-Lewandowska
Catalogue of the Year 2016

 

Illustrated People, © Thomas Mailaender, Photobook of the year 2015, Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards
Illustrated People
© Thomas Mailaender
Photobook of the year 2015

 

You Haven’t Seen Their Faces, © Daniel Mayrit, First Photobook Award, Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards
You Haven’t Seen Their Faces
© Daniel Mayrit
First Photobook Award 2015

 

Images of Conviction: The Construction of Visual Evidence, © Diane Dufour and Xavier Barral, Photography Catalogue of the Year, Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards
Images of Conviction: The Construction of Visual Evidence
© Diane Dufour and Xavier Barral
Photography Catalogue of the Year 2015

 

Imaginary Club, © Oliver Sieber, Photobook of the year 2014, Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards
Imaginary Club
© Oliver Sieber
Photobook of the year 2014

 

Hidden Islam, © Nicoló Degiorgis, First Photobook Award, Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards
Hidden Islam
© Nicoló Degiorgis
First Photobook Award 2014

 

The Production Line of Happiness, © Christopher Williams, Photography Catalogue of the Year, Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards
The Production Line of Happiness
© Christopher Williams
Photography Catalogue of the Year 2014

 

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