Photobook Awards 2017 : the shortlist

  • PHOTOBOOK AWARDS 2017 : THE SHORTLIST

    Sept 22, 2017
  • Nominés Prix du Livre

    ANNOUNCING THE SHORT LIST FOR THE 2017 PARIS PHOTO–APERTURE FOUNDATION PHOTOBOOK AWARDS

    New York, September 22, 2017

    This year’s shortlist selection was made by Christoph Wiesner (Artistic Director, Paris Photo), Lesley A. Martin (Creative Director of the Aperture Foundation book program and of The PhotoBook Review), Gregory Halpern’s ZZYZX (who won the Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook of the Year Award in 2016), Joel Smith (the Richard L. Menschel Curator of Photography at the Morgan Library & Museum in New York) and Kathy Ryan (the longtime director of photography at the New York Times Magazine).

    The winners are to be announced at Paris Photo on November 10, 2017. The thirty-five selected photobooks will be profiled in The PhotoBook Review, issue 013.

    Initiated in November 2012 by Aperture Foundation and Paris Photo, the Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards celebrate the photobook’s contribution to the evolving narrative of photography, with three major categories: First PhotoBook, PhotoBook of the Year, and Photography Catalogue of the Year.

  • 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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