• © Katie Booth
    © Katie Booth

    PARIS PHOTO – APERTURE FOUNDATION PHOTOBOOK AWARDS  

    Awards 

    NAVE GRAND PALAIS - LEVEL 0


    Initiated in November 2012 by Aperture Foundation and Paris Photo, The PhotoBook Awards celebrate the photobook’s contribution to the evolving narrative of Photography.

    PhotoBook of the Year: Sohrab Hura, The Coast, self-published (New-Delhi, India) 
    Photography Catalogue of the Year: Enghelab Street, A Revolution through Books: Iran 1979-1983, Hannah Darabi, SpectorBook et LeBal
    First PhotoBook: Gao Shan, The Eighth Day, Imageless studio (Wuxi, China) 
    Juror's Special Mention: Drew Nikonowic, This World and Others Like It, Fw Books (Asmterdam) and Yoffypress (Atlanta)

    The final Jury of the Photobook Awards are:
    Irene Attinger, curator
    Osei Bonsu, curator international art at Tate Modern
    Emma Bowket, director of Photography at FT Weekend Magazine.
    Takashi Homma, artist
    Nina Strand, editor and founder, Objektiv Press
    The initial jury made the selection from nearly 1,000 titles and was made by Amanda Maddox, associate curator in the Department of Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Joanna Milter, director of photography at the New Yorker, 
    Lesley A. Martin, creative director of Aperture Foundation and editor of The PhotoBook Review, Drew Sawyer, curator of Photography at the Brooklyn Museum and Christoph Wiesner, Paris Photo artistic director.

    Three prizes will be awarded in the following categories: First PhotoBook, PhotoBook of the Year, and Photography Catalogue of the Year. The winner for the First PhotoBook category will receive a $10,000 prize.
    The winners of the other two categories will each receive a commemorative award.

    The thirty-five shortlisted titles will be exhibited at the fair and profiled in issue 017 of The PhotoBook Review, a bi-annual publication created by Aperture and distributed during the Fair. The shortlisted books will travel thereafter to venues to be announced. 

    3 award categories

    THE FIRST PHOTOBOOK PRIZE

    Marwan Bassiouni
    New Dutch Views
    Lecturis, Eindhoven, Netherlands

    Michele Borzoni
    Workforce
    L’Artiere, Bologna, Italy

    Juan Brenner
    Tonatiuh
    Editorial RM, Barcelona

    Ben Brody
    Attention Servicemember 
    Red Hook Editions, Brooklyn

    Maisie Cousins
    Rubbish, Dipping Sauce, Grass Peonie Bum 
    Trolley Books, London

    Maja Daniels
    Elf Dalia
    MACK, London

    Federico Estol
    Héroes del Brillo
    Hormigón Armado, Bolivia and El Ministerio Ediciones, Uruguay

    Tania Franco Klein
    Positive Disintegration 
    Editions Bessard, Paris 

    Gao Shan
    The Eighth Day
    Imageless, Wuxi, China

    Andres Gonzalez
    American Origami
    Fw:Books, Amsterdam, and 
    Light Work, Syracuse, New York

    Bardhi Haliti
    May 25 is now October 1
    Cpress, Zürich

    Csilla Klenyanszki
    Pillars of Home
    Self-published, Amsterdam

    Lam Pok Yin and Chong Ng
    The Untimely Apparatus of Two Amateur Photographers
    Jiazazhi, Ningbo, China

    Guy Martin
    The Parallel State
    GOST Books, London

    Justyna Mielnikiewicz
    A Ukraine Runs Through It
    Pix.house, Poznań, Poland

    Drew Nikonowicz
    This World and Others Like It
    Fw:Books, Amsterdam, and Yoffy Press, Atlanta 

    Adam Pape
    Dyckman Haze
    MACK, London

    Mimi Plumb
    Landfall 
    TBW Books, Oakland, California

    Guadalupe Rosales
    Map Pointz
    Little Big Man Books, Los Angeles

    Karla Hiraldo Voleau
    Hola Mi Amol
    SPBH Editions, London, and ECAL/University of Art and Design Lausanne, Renens, Switzerland

    THE PHOTOBOOK OF THE YEAR PRIZE

    Vince Aletti
    Issues: A History of Photography in Fashion Magazines
    Phaidon, New York 

    Emi Anrakuji
    Balloon Position 
    AKAAKA Art Publishing, Kyoto

    George Georgiou
    Americans Parade
    BB Editions (Self-published), Folkestone, United Kingdom

    Sunil Gupta
    Christopher Street, 1976
    STANLEY/BARKER, London

    Sohrab Hura
    The Coast
    Ugly Dog (Self-published), New Delhi, India

    Libuše Jarcovjáková
    EVOKATIV
    Untitled, Prague 

    Mari Katayama
    Gift
    United Vagabonds, Tokyo

    Santu Mofokeng
    Stories 
    Steidl, Göttingen, Germany 

    Thomas Sauvin and Kensuke Koike
    No More No Less
    the(M) éditions, Paris; Skinnerboox, Jesi, Italy; and Jiazazhi, Ningbo, China 

    Henk Wildschut
    Rooted
    ​Self-published, Amsterdam

    THE PHOTOGRAPHY CATALOGUE OF THE YEAR PRIZE


    Claudia Andujar: a luta Yanomami
    Claudia Andujar
    Instituto Moreira Salles, São Paulo

    Enghelab Street, A Revolution through Books: Iran 19791983 
    Hannah Darabi
    Spector Books, Leipzig, Germany, and LE BAL, Paris 

    Who is Michael Jang? 
    Michael Jang
    Atelier Éditions, Los Angeles 

    Sun Gardens: Cyanotypes by Anna Atkins 
    Larry J. Shaaf 
    Prestel Publishing, New York 

    What I Am Doing
    Eiko Yamazawa
    AKAAKA Art Publishing, Kyoto