Celebrating the book’s contribution to the evolving narrative of photographyInitiated 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.

SEE THE 2017 WINNERS

See the 2017 PhotoBook Awards Winners HERE.

The shortlisted books will be profiled in issue 013 of The PhotoBook Review, Aperture’s biannual publication dedicated to the consideration of the photobook, to be released in November 2017 at Paris Photo. Copies will also be available at Aperture Gallery and Bookstore, as well as distributed with Aperture magazine and through other distribution partners.

Click here to read about the 2017 Paris Photo - Aperture Foundation Photobook Award Exhibition.

Winners

Mathieu Asselin: Monsanto: A Photographic Investigation
Mathieu Asselin won the 2017 First PhotoBook Award for Monsanto: A Photographic Investigation printed by Verlag Kettler/Acte Sud, Dortmund, Germany, 2017
Designed by Ricardo Báez

 

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Runners up

Zackary Canepari / Teju Cole / Sam Contis / Debi Cornwall / Albert Elm / Mary Frey / Jenia Fridlyand  / Darren Harvey-Regan / Karoline Hjorth and Riitta Ikonen / Dawn Kim / Laura Larson / Feng Li / Cecil McDonald Jr.  / Virginie Rebetez / Claudius Schulze / Nadya Sheremetova, ed. / Senta Simond / Alnis Stakle / Mayumi Suzuki

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Dayanita Singh: Museum Bhavan
Dayanita Singh won the 2017 PhotoBook of the Year award for Museum Bhavan printed by Steidl, Göttingen, Germany, 2017
Designed by Dayanita Singh and Gerhard Steidl

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Runners up

Anne Golaz / Jim Goldberg / Nicholas Muellner / Mark Neville / Alison Rossiter / Paul Schiek, ed. / Carlos Spottorno and Guillermo Abril / Erik van der Weijde / Henk Wildschut

 

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Mattie Boom, Hans Rooseboom: New Realities: Photography in the 19th Century
Mattie Boom and Hans Rooseboom won the 2017 Photography Catalogue of the Year Award for New Realities: Photography in the 19th Century printed by Rijiksmuseum/Nai, Amsterdam, 2017
Designed by Irma Boom Office (Irma Boom/Tariq Heijboer)

 

 

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Runners up

Karolina Ziebinska-Lewandowska / Olga Yatskevich, Russet Lederman, and Matthew Carson / Rabih Mroué / Gabriele Conrath-Scholl, Wim van Sinderen, Gerrit Willems and Dieter Roelstraete

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