Call for PhotoBook Entries


 

CALL FOR ENTRIES: PARIS PHOTO–APERTURE FOUNDATION PHOTOBOOK AWARDS 2014

Paris Photo in conjunction with Aperture Foundation is hosting their annual PhotoBook awards this November 14 at the Grand Palais in Paris. This year they’re adding another category: Photography Catalogue of the Year, which is joining the PhotoBook of the Year and First PhotoBook awards.

Submit your entries here by September 12.

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The shortlisted books, accompanied by the jury’s comments, will be featured in the fall 2014 edition of The PhotoBook Review (published by Aperture Foundation). This issue will be released at Paris Photo. Copies will be also be available at the Aperture Gallery and Bookstore, as well as distributed with Aperture magazine and through other distribution partners. Prize-related contents will be viewable on the Aperture website.

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 winner of the third annual Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation First PhotoBook: KARMA by photographer Óscar Monzón, published by RVB Books, Paris / Dalpine, Madrid, is the winner of a $10,000 grant.

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 winner of the third annual Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook of the Year Award: A01 [COD.19.1.1.43] — A27 [S | COD.23] by Rosângela Rennó (Self-published)

Last year, a Special Jury Recognition was given to War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath (Museum of Fine Arts Houston/Yale University Press, Hew Haven.)

This year, they’re presenting 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.

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