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PARIS PHOTO – APERTURE FOUNDATION PHOTOBOOK AWARDS  

Awards 

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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