Celebrating the book’s contribution to the evolving narrative of photographyParis Photo and Aperture Foundation are pleased to announce the 2016 edition of The Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards, celebrating the book’s contribution to the evolving narrative of photography.
A final jury in Paris selected the winners for all three prizes, which were revealed at Paris Photo on Friday, November 11, 2016.
Michael Christopher Brown won the 2016 First PhotoBook Award for Libyan Sugar printed by Twin Palms Publishers, Santa Fe, NM, 2016.
Gregory Halpern won the 2016 PhotoBook of the Year award for ZZYZX printed by MACK, London, 2016.
Karolina Puchała-Rojek and Karolina Ziębińska-Lewandowska won the 2016 Photography Catalogue of the Year Award for Wojciech Zamecznik: Photo-graphics published by Fundacja Archeologia Fotografii, Warsaw, 2015.
The shortlisted books are profiled in issue 011 of The PhotoBook Review, Aperture’s biannual publication dedicated to the consideration of the photobook. Copies are also available at Aperture Gallery and Bookstore, as well as distributed with Aperture magazine.
Michael Christopher Brown: Libyan Sugar
Michael Christopher Brown won the 2016 First PhotoBook Award for Libyan Sugar printed by Twin Palms Publishers, Santa Fe, NM, 2016
Designed by Michael Christopher Brown and Ramon Pez
Murray Ballard / Dan Boardman and Aspen Mays / Yannick Bouillis / Andre Bradley Cheng Xinhao / Photographer: CJ Clarke Amy Elkins / Adam Golfer / Curran Hatleberg / John Radcliffe Studio Photographers: Katrin Koenning and Sarker Protick / Quentin Lacombe / Jack Latham Sara-Lena Maierhofer / Sohei Nishino Christine Osinski / Dominique Somers Kate Stone and Hannah Schneider / Paul TurounetView video overview
Gregory Halpern: ZZYZX
Gregory Halpern won the 2016 PhotoBook of the Year award for ZZYZX printed by MACK, London, 2016
Designed by Lewis Chaplin
Barbara Bosworth and Margot Anne Kelley Siân Davey / Eamonn Doyle, Niall Sweeney, and David Donohoe / Mark Holborn and William Eggleston III / Annett Gröschner and Arwed Messmer / Ron Kurtz and Hank O’Neal / Peter Puklus / Batia Suter / Daniel Traub, Wu Yong Fu, and Zeng Xian FangView video overview
Karolina Puchała-Rojek and Karolina Ziębińska-Lewandowska: Wojciech Zamecznik: Photo-graphics
Karolina Puchała-Rojek and Karolina Ziębińska-Lewandowska won the 2016 Photography Catalogue of the Year Award for Wojciech Zamecznik: Photo-graphics printed by Fundacja Archeologia Fotografii, Warsaw, 2015
Designed by Anna Piwowar and Magdalena Piwowar
David Campany / Marc Roig Blesa and Rogier Delfos / Frances Terpak and Michelle Brunnick / Matthew S. Witkovsky, Carol S. Eliel, and Karole P. B. VailView video overview
The fourth annual Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards shortlist is on view through May 28, 2016
A video highlighting the books featured in the 2014 PhotoBook Awards Short List.
A video highlighting the twenty books included in the First PhotoBook Award 2013 shortlist.
A video highlighting the ten books included in the PhotoBook of the Year Award 2013 shortlist.