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Awards

PARIS PHOTO – APERTURE FOUNDATION PHOTOBOOK 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.
 
THE 3 LAUREATES OF THE 2018 PHOTOBOOK AWARD ARE

First PhotoBook: One Wall a Web by Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa
PhotoBook of the Year: On Abortion by Laia Abril
Photography Catalogue of the Year: The Land in Between by Ursula Schulz-Dornburg
• Juror's Special Mention: Experimental Relationship Vol. 1 by Pixy Liao
 
The initial jury made the selection from nearly 1,000 titles and was made by Lucy Gallun, associate curator in the Department of Photography at the Museum of Modern Art, Kristen Lubben, executive director of the Magnum Foundation, Yasufumi Nakamori, former curator and head of the department of photography and new media at the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia), Lesley A. Martin, creative director of Aperture Foundation and publisher of The PhotoBook Review and Christoph Wiesner, artistic director of Paris Photo.

The final jury welcomed Federica ChiocchettiHervé Digne, president of Manifesto and the Odeon Circle, Kevin Moore, curator, Azu Nwagbogu, director of the Fondation des artistes africains (AAF), Batia Suter, artist.

The winner for the First PhotoBook category received a $10,000 prize.
The winners of the other two categories each received a commemorative award.

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3 CATEGORIES

THE FIRST PHOTOBOOK PRIZE


Edén Bernal
Exilios (Exiles)
Inframundo, Mexico City

Nacho Caravia
Mamá
Self-published, Barcelona, Spain

M L Casteel
American Interiors
Dewi Lewis Publishing, Stockport, England

John Edmonds
Higher
Capricious Publishing, New York

Matthew Genitempo
Jasper
Twin Palms Publishers, Santa Fe

Julie Glassberg
Due to unforeseen circumstances, this book has no title (Bike Kill)
Ceiba Editions, Siena, Italy

Soham Gupta
Angst
AKINA Books, London

Yann Haeberlin
Tina(?)
Self-published, Geneva, Switzerland

Esther Hovers
False Positives
Fw:Books, Amsterdam

Maria Kapajeva
You can call him another man
Kaunas Photography Gallery, Kaunas, Lithuania

Mariken Kramer
The Eyes That Fix You in a Formulated Phrase
Multipress, Oslo, Norway

Pixy Liao
Experimental Relationship Vol. 1
Jiazazhi Press, Ningbo, China

Margo Ovcharenko
Country of Women
Empty Stretch, Moscow

Nicolas Polli
Ferox, The Forgotten Archives (1976–2010)
Ciao Press, Lausanne, Switzerland, and Skinnerboox, Jesi, Italy

Laurence Rasti
There Are No Homosexuals in Iran
Edition Patrick Frey, Zürich, Switzerland

Nick Sethi
Khichdi (Kitchari)
Dashwood Books, New York

Clara de Tezanos
Piedra-Padre, Universo
Self-published, Guatemala City

Jo Ann Walters
Wood River Blue Pool and Blue Pool Cecilia
Image Text Ithaca, New York

Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa
One Wall a Web
Roma Publications, Amsterdam

​Masaki Yamamoto
GUTS
Zen Foto Gallery, Tokyo

THE PHOTOBOOK OF THE YEAR PRIZE


Laia Abril
On Abortion
Dewi Lewis Publishing, Stockport, England

Nina Berman and Kimberly Stevens
An autobiography of Miss Wish
Kehrer Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany

Dawoud Bey
Seeing Deeply
University of Texas Press, Austin

Sophie Calle
Parce que
Éditions Xavier Barral, Paris

Alexandra Catiere
Behind the Glass
Chose Commune, Paris

Masahisa Fukase, Simon Baker, and Tomo Kosuga, eds
Masahisa Fukase
Éditions Xavier Barral, Paris

Sohrab Hura
Look It’s Getting Sunny Outside!!!
Ugly Dog (Self-published), Delhi, India

Raymond Meeks
Halfstory Halflife
Chose Commune, Paris

Carmen Winant
My Birth
SPBH Editions, London

​Daisuke Yokota
Inversion
Akio Nagasawa Publishing, Tokyo

THE PHOTOGRAPHY CATALOGUE OF THE YEAR PRIZE



Blind Date Exhibition
Lieko Shiga
T&M Projects, Tokyo

Body Against Body: The Battle of Images, from Photography to Live Streaming
Thyago Nogueira, ed. Bárbara Wagner, Garapa Collective, Jonathas de Andrade, Letícia Ramos, Mídia Ninja, and Sofia
Borges
Instituto Moreira Salles, São Paulo, Brazil

The Land in Between
Ursula Schulz-Dornburg
MACK, London

Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings
Sarah Greenough and Sarah Kennel
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, in association with Abrams, New York

A View of a Room
Susan Meiselas
Here Press, London

Jurors’ Special Mention

Roy DeCarava and Langston Hughes
The Sweet Flypaper of Life
Originally published 1955; reissued in paperback
First Print Press, New York
The thirty-five shortlisted titles profiled in issue 015 of The PhotoBook Review, a bi-annual publication created by Aperture and distributed during the Fair.