The 2015 Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards Shortlist
June 17 - June 19, 2016
  • PhotoBook of the Year Winner: Thomas Mailaender, Illustrated People (Archive of Modern Conflict/RVB Books)
  • PhotoBook of the Year Winner: Thomas Mailaender, Illustrated People (Archive of Modern Conflict/RVB Books)
  • First PhotoBook Winner: Daniel Mayrit, You Haven’t Seen Their Faces (Riot Books)
  • First PhotoBook Winner: Daniel Mayrit, You Haven’t Seen Their Faces (Riot Books)
  • Photography Catalogue of the Year Winner: Diane Dufour and Xavier Barral, Images of Conviction: The Construction of Visual Evidence
    (Le Bal/Éditions Xavier Barral)
  • Photography Catalogue of the Year Winner: Diane Dufour and Xavier Barral, Images of Conviction: The Construction of Visual Evidence
    (Le Bal/Éditions Xavier Barral)
  • Jurors' Special Mention: Will Steacy, Deadline (b.frank books)

June 17 – 19, 2016

Charlottesville, Virginia

http://www.look3.org/exhibitions2016/

Aperture Foundation and Paris Photo are delighted to collaboratively present the fourth annual Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards. This year’s shortlist selection was made by Yannick Bouillis (founder, Offprint Projects), Julien Frydman (LUMA Foundation), Lesley A. Martin (creative director, Aperture), Mutsuko Ota (editor-in-chief, IMA), and Christoph Wiesner (artistic director, Paris Photo). The shortlist was first announced at the NY Art Book Fair on September 18, 2015.

The exhibition of thirty-five books includes three award winners, plus one special mention. You Haven’t Seen Their Faces by Daniel Mayrit (Riot Books) is the winner of $10,000 in the First PhotoBook category. Photography Catalogue of the Year is Images of Conviction: The Construction of Visual Evidence edited by Diane Dufour and Xavier Barral (Le Bal/Éditions Xavier Barral)Illustrated People by Thomas Mailaender (Archive of Modern Conflict/RVB Books) is the PhotoBook of the Year. A Special Jurors’ Mention goes to Deadline by Will Steacy (b.frank books).

A jury in Paris selected this year’s winners: Frish Brandt (president, Fraenkel Gallery); Christophe Boutin (cofounder, onestar press); Clément Chéroux (curator of photography, Centre Pompidou); Donatien Grau (author and editor); and Lorenzo Piani (curator, Enea Righi Collection, Bologna).

Read more about the winning books here.

See all shortlisted books here.

All shortlisted books are profiled in issue 009 of The PhotoBook Review, Aperture Foundation’s biannual publication dedicated to the consideration of the photobook. Copies are available at Aperture Gallery and Bookstore, as well as through other distribution partners. Subscribers to Aperture magazine will also receive free copies of the issue.

The Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards are made possible with the support of amana.

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