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 2019 PhotoBook Awards Winners HERE.
The shortlisted books will be profiled in issue 017 of The PhotoBook Review, Aperture’s biannual publication dedicated to the consideration of the photobook, which was released in November 2019 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 2019 Paris Photo - Aperture Foundation Photobook Award Exhibition.
Gao Shan: The Eighth Day
Gao Shan a won the 2019 First PhotoBook Award for The Eighth Day printed by Imageless, Wuxi, China
Marwan Bassiouni / Michele Borzoni / Juan Brenner / Ben Brody / Maisie Cousins / Maja Daniels / Federico Estol / Tania Franco Klein / Andres Gonzalez / Bardhi Haliti / Csilla Klenyanszki / Lam Pok Yin and Chong Ng / Guy Martin / Justyna Mielnikiewicz / Drew Nikonowicz / Adam Pape / Mimi Plumb / Guadalupe Rosales / Karla Hiraldo VoleauView video overview
Sohrab Hura: The Coast
Sohrab Hura won the 2019 PhotoBook of the Year award forThe Coast printed by UGLY DOG (self-published), New Delhi, India
Vince Aletti / Emi Anrakuji / George Georgiou / Sunil Gupta / Libuše Jarcovjáková / Mari Katayama / Santu Mofokeng / Thomas Sauvin and Kensuke Koike / Henk WildschutView video overview
Hannah Darabi: Enghelab Street, A Revolution through Books: Iran 1979–1983
Hannah Darabi won the 2019 Photography Catalogue of the Year Award for Enghelab Street, A Revolution through Books: Iran 1979–1983, published by Spector Books, Leipzig, Germany, and LE BAL, Paris
Thyago Nogueira, ed. / Pascale Georgiev, ed. / Larry J. Shaaf / Tsukasa Ikegami and Yoshiko Suzuki, eds.View video overview
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