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Call For Entries - Photobook Awards 2015

Call for Entries: May 4 – September 11, 2015

Paris Photo and Aperture Foundation announce the 2015 edition of The Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards, celebrating the book’s contribution to the evolving narrative of photography.

For more information and for submitting entries, visit aperture.org/photobookawards

AWARD CATEGORIES

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 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 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.

The shortlisted books, accompanied by the jury’s comments, will be featured in the fall 2015 edition of The PhotoBook Review (published by Aperture Foundation). This issue 009 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.

HOW TO ENTER

Institutions, publishers and photographers may enter online at aperture.org/photobookawards beginning on May 4, 2015. Entries will not be accepted after September 11, 2015.

With the support of Amana

Galleries, publishers, send in your application before April 4th