Announcing the Winners of the 2016 PhotoBook Awards

We’re pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 edition of the Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards.


The 2016 PhotoBook Awards Shortlist

Aperture and Paris Photo announce the shortlist for the 2016 PhotoBook Awards.

Mariken Wessels, Taking Off. Henry My Neighbor, Art Paper Editions. Ghent, Belgium, 2015. Designed by Mariken Wessels and Jurgen Maelfeyt.

Justine Kurland on Mariken Wessels Taking Off. Henry My Neighbor

A photographer’s obsessive relationship with his wife, and the powerful yet peculiar work that resulted.


Publisher’s Profile: Ruben Lundgren in conversation with Yuan Di, Jiazazhi Press

Ruben Lundgren speaks with Yuan Di about his independent Chinese publishing house, Jiazazhi Press


Doug DuBois on Chris Killip In Flagrante Two

My first encounter with In Flagrante (1988) was in San Francisco, where the year it was released I made regular visits to Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s City Lights bookstore, and to the used bookstores sandwiched between the strip clubs on Broadway. It worked like this: I would go to City Lights to touch and ogle the unaffordable photobooks, read a few pages of an ever-growing list of post-structuralist or feminist literary theory and postmodern art criticism, then head over to Broadway to scour the bins in hopes of finding something more affordable (one such find was a $14.95 copy of Larry Sultan…


The PhotoBook Review is a publication dedicated to the consideration of the photobook—focusing on the best photography books being published, from the coffee-table book to the handmade artist’s edition, and on creating a better understanding of the ecosystem of the photobook as a whole.

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