Photobook Awards 2017 : the laureates

  • PHOTOBOOK AWARDS 2017 : THE Laureates

    Nov 10, 2017
  • Nominés Prix du Livre

    Paris Photo and Aperture Foundation are pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 edition of the Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards.

    The selection for Photography Catalogue of the Year is New Realities: Photography in the 19th Century by Mattie Boom and Hans Rooseboom (Rijiksmuseum/nai010).
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    Museum Bhavan by Dayanita Singh (Steidl) is the winner of PhotoBook of the Year.
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    Monsanto: A Photographic Investigation by Mathieu Asselin (Verlag Kettler) is the winner of $10,000 in the First PhotoBook category.
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    A Jurors’ Special Mention is also given to La Grieta (The Crack) by Carlos Spottorno and Guillermo Abril (Astiberri Ediciones).
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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.

    Three prizes awarded in the following categories: First PhotoBook, PhotoBook of the Year, and Photography Catalogue of the Year. A final jury in Paris includes Krzysztof Candrowicz (artistic director, Triennal of photography Hamburg), Mitch Epstein (artist), Florencia Giordana Braun (director - Rolf Art Gallery, Buenos Aires), Nathalie Herschdorfer (director - Musée des Beaux-Arts, Le Locle), Cristiano Raimondi (head of development and international projects at the Nouveau Musée National de Monaco).

    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 are display during the fair and profiled in the 013 issue 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. The winner of the First PhotoBook Prize will receive a $10,000 prize. A special distinction will be given to the winners of the PhotoBook of the Year Prize and the Photography Catalogue of the Year Prize.

    In partnership with Aperture Foundation
  • SHORT-LISTED TITLES FOR CATALOGUE OF THE YEAR

    Brassaï: Graffiti, Le Langage du Mur
    Karolina Ziebinska-Lewandowska
    Éditions Xavier Barral

    CLAP! 10x10 Contemporary Latin American Photobooks: 2000–2016
    Olga Yatskevich, Russet Lederman, and Matthew Carson
    10x10 Photobooks

    Diary of a Leap Year
    Rabith Mroué
    Kunsthalle Mainz and Kapth Books

    Hans Eijkelboom: Photo Concepts 1970
    Gabriele Conrath-Scholl, Wim van Sinderen, Gerrit Willems and Dieter Roelstraete
    Snoeck Verlagsgesellschaft mbH

    New Realities: Photography in the 19th Century
    Mattie Boom, Hans Rooseboom
    Rijiksmuseum/Nai

    SHORT-LISTED TITLES FOR PHOTOBOOK OF THE YEAR

    Anne Golaz
    Corbeau
    MACK

    Jim Goldberg
    The Last Son
    SUPER LABO

    Nicholas Muellner
    In Most Tides an Island
    SPBH Editions

    Mark Neville
    Fancy Pictures
    Steidl

    Alison Rossiter
    Expired Paper
    Radius Books and Yossi Milo Gallery

    Paul Scheik, ed.
    Mike Mandel, Susan Meiselas, Bill Burke, and Lee Friedlander
    Subscription Series No. 5
    TBW Books

    Dayanita Singh
    Museum Bhavan
    Steidl

    Carlos Spottorno and Guillermo Abril
    La Grieta (The Crack)
    Astiberri Ediciones

    Erik van der Weijde
    This Is Not My Book
    Spector Books

    Henk Wildschut
    Ville de Calais
    Self-published

    SHORT-LISTED TITLES FOR FIRST PHOTOBOOK

    Mathieu Asselin
    Monsanto: A Photographic Investigation
    Verlag Kettler

    Zackary Canepari
    REX
    Contrasto Books

    Teju Cole
    Blind Spot
    Penguin Random House

    Sam Contis
    Deep Springs
    MACK

    Debi Cornwall
    Welcome to Camp America, Inside Guantánamo Bay
    Radius Books

    Albert Elm
    What Sort of Life Is This
    The Ice Plant

    Mary Frey
    Reading Raymond Carver
    Peperoni Books

    Jenia Fridlyand
    Entrance to Our Valley
    Self-published

    Darren Harvey-Regan
    The Erratics
    RVB Books

    Karoline Hjorth and Riitta Ikonen
    Eyes As Big As Plates
    Forlaget Press

    Dawn Kim
    Creation.IMG
    Self-published

    Laura Larson
    Hidden Mother
    Saint Lucy Books

    Feng Li
    White Night
    Jiazazhi Press

    Cecil McDonald Jr.
    In the Company of Black
    Candor Arts

    Virginie Rebetez
    Out of the Blue
    Meta/Books

    Claudius Schulze
    State of Nature
    Hartmann Books

    Nadya Sheremetova, ed.
    With Alexey Bogolepov, Margo Ovcharenko, Irina Ivannikova, Anastasia Tsayder, Igor Samolet, Yury Gudkov, Olya Ivanova, Irina Zadorozhnaia, Anastasia Tailakova, and Irina Yulieva.
    Amplitude No.1
    FotoDepartment

    Senta Simond
    Rayon Vert
    Self-published

    Alnis Stakle
    Melancholic Road
    Self-published

    Mayumi Suzuki
    The Restoration Will
    Self-published

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