2015 Photobook Awards (1st Prize: $10K)

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Deadline: September 11, 2015
(“Early bird” discount until June 5, 2015)

“Paris Photo and Aperture Foundation announce the 2014 edition of The Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards, celebrating the book’s contribution to the evolving narrative of photography, as well as the introduction of a third award category, Photography Catalogue of the Year, which joins the PhotoBook of the Year and First PhotoBook awards.

AWARD CATEGORIES

THE FIRST PHOTOBOOK PRIZE
A $10,000 prize will be awarded to the photographer(s)/artist(s) whose first finished, publicly available photobook is judged to be the best of the year. Twenty books from this category will be selected for the shortlist, presented to the Jury for the final selection and exhibited during Paris Photo.

THE PHOTOBOOK OF THE YEAR PRIZE
This prize will be awarded to the photographer(s)/artist(s), and publisher responsible, for the photobook judged to be the best of the year. Ten books from this category will be selected for the shortlist, presented to the Jury for the final selection and exhibited during Paris Photo.

THE PHOTOGRAPHY CATALOGUE OF THE YEAR PRIZE
Awarded to the publication, publisher, and/or organizing institution responsible for the exhibition catalogue or museum publication judged to be the best of the year. Five books from this category will be selected for the shortlist, presented to the Jury for the final selection and exhibited during Paris Photo.”