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THE 2016 BOOK AWARDS

The Book Award was created 47 years ago at the birth of the festival. It has been developed and grants nowadays three categories of books, as a contribution to the extraordinary expansion of photography publishing and to its optimal distribution. Since 2015, the main partner of the Book Awards is the Fondation Jan Michalski pour l’Ecriture et la Littérature.


WINNERS


AUTHOR BOOK AWARD

Mariken WESSELS, "Taking Off. Henry My Neighbor", Art Paper Editions (BEL)


HISTORICAL BOOK AWARD

Annette BEHRENS, "(in matters of) Karl", Fw: Books (NL)


PHOTO-TEXTE AWARD

Edmund CLARK & Crofton BLACK, "Negative Publicity : Artefacts Of Extraordinary Rendition", Aperture & Magnum Fondation (US)


The Author Book Award, organised with the backing of the FNAC, goes to the best author project for a contemporary photography work. The allotted sum is 6 000 euros.

The 40 shortlisted books for the Author Book Award :

- Catherine BALET, Looking For The Masters In Ricardo's Golden Shoes, Dewi Lewis Publishing (UK)

- Daniel BLAUFUKS, This Business Of Living, Pierre Von Kleist Editions (PT)

- Federico CARPANI & Indra Kumar JHA, MAA, Self published

- Alejandro CARTAGENA, Santa Barbara Return Jobs Back to US, Skinnerboox (IT)

- Edmund CLARK & Crofton BLACK, Negative Publicity : Artefacts Of Extraordinary Rendition, Aperture & Magnum Fondation (US)

- José Pedro CORTES, One's Own Arena, Pierre Von Kleist Editions (PT)

- Salvi DANÉS, Blackcelona, Dalpine (ES)

- Saskia DE BRAUW, The Accidental Fold, Self published (NL)

- Cristina DE MIDDEL, This Is What Hatred Did, RM Verlag (ES) & AMC (UK)

- Tiane DOAN NA CHAMPASSAK, Siam's Guy, RVB Books (FR)

- JH ENGSTRÖM, Tout Va Bien, Aperture Foundation (US)

- Brad FEUERHELM, Soft Touch, CHACO (ES)

- Yoshikatsu FUJII, Red String, Ceiba Foto (US)

- Claudia HEINERMANN, Wolfskinder A Post-War Story, Self published (DEU)

- Jansen JOS, Battlefields, The Eriskay Connection (NL)

- Romain MADER, Ekaterina, Mörel Books (UK)

- Amak MAHMOODIAN, Shenasnameh, ICVL Studio / RRB Publishing (UK)

- Jan MCCULLOUGH, Home Instruction Manual, Verlag Kettler (DEU)

- Santu MOFOKENG, Stories : 1, Train Church, Steidl (DEU)

- Santu MOFOKENG, Stories : 2-4, Concert At Sewefontein, Funeral, 27 April 1994, Steidl (DEU)

- Olmo González MORIANA, Control, Self published (ES)

- Philippe MORILLON, Day Dreaming, Night Clubbing, the (M) éditions (FR)

- Sakiko NOMURA, Another Black Darkness, Akio Nagasawa Publishing (JAP)

- Kazuma OBARA, Silent Histories, Rm Verlag (ES)

- Vicente PAREDES, Ponycongo, This Book Is True (ES)

- Yurian QUINTANAS, Indago, Ediciones Anómalas (ES)

- Rosângela RENNÓ, Rio-Montevideo, Centro De Fotografia De Montevideo (UY)

- Flurina ROTHENBERGER, I Love To Dress Like I Am Coming From Somewhere And I Have A Place To Go, Edition Patrick Frey (SZ)

- Chloe SELLS, Swamp, GOST Books (UK)

- Dominique SOMERS, 00A, Art Paper Editions (BEL)

- Katja STUKE, Nationalfeiertag, BohmKobayashi (DEU) & Fw:Books (NL)

- Maria STURM & Cemre YESIL, For Birds' Sake, La Fábrica (ES)

- Issei SUDA, Rei, Akio Nagasawa Publishing (JAP)

- Martin TOFT & Gareth SYVRET, Atlantus, Self published (UK)

- Misha VALLEJO, Al Otro Lado, Editora Madalena (BRE)

- Florian VAN ROEKEL, Le Collège, Florian VAN ROEKEL & Diaphane Editions (FR)

- Mariken WESSELS, Taking Off. Henry My Neighbor, Art Paper Editions (BEL)

- Wiktoria WOJCIECHOWSKA, Short Flashes, Bemojake (UK)

- Antonio M. XOUBANOVA, Un Universo Pequeño, Ca L'Isidret Edicions (ES)

- Vasantha YOGANANTHAN, Early Times, Chose Commune (FR)


The Historical Book Award goes to the best documented book, it can either be thematic or monographic. The allotted sum is 6 000 euros.

The 15 shortlisted books for the Historical Book Award:

- Manuel ALVAREZ-BRAVO, Walker EVANS, Lee FRIEDLANDER, Garry WINOGRAND, Double Elephant, Steidl (DEU)

- Clément CHEROUX, Avant L'avant-Garde - Du Jeu En Photographie, 1890-1940, Editions Textuel (FR)

- COLLECTIF, Provoke - Between Protest And Performance, Steidl (DE) / Le Bal (FR)

- COLLECTIF, The Time Between: The Sequences Of Minor White, Modernbook Editions (US)

- Mikhail KARASIK, The Soviet Photobook 1920-1941, Steidl (DE)

- Luce LEBART, Taches et Traces : Premiers essais photosensibles d’Hippolyte Bayard, Diaphane Editions (FR)

- Mike MANDEL, Good 70s, J&L Books (US)

- Arthur MOLE, Living Photographs, RVB Books (FR)

- Xavier MISERACHS & Horacio FERNÁNDEZ, Miserachs Barcelona, RM Verlag / MACBA (ES)

- Victor PALLA & Costa MARTINS, Lisboa, Cidade Triste e Alegre, Pierre Von Kleist Editions (PT)

- Sanne SANNES, Sanne Sannes - Archief N°, Hannibal Publishing (BEL)

- George SHIRAS, L'interieur de la nuit, Editions Xavier Barral (FR)

- Shoji UEDA, Shoji Ueda, Chose Commune (FR)

- Andrea STULTIENS, Ebifananyi IV - Simuda Nyuma : Forward Ever Backward Never, Paradox (NL)

- Pawel SZYPULSKI, Greetings From Auschwitz, Edition Patrick Frey (SZ) / Foundation For Visual Arts (PL)


The new Photo-Text Award, with the support of the Fondation Jan Michalski pour l’Écriture et la Littérature, reward the best book combining images and texts, whether it be through the insertion of text into an image, the predominant space dedicated to text in a book’s layout or a piece of written work defending the photographic practice. The allotted sum is 6 000 euros.

The 17 shortlisted books for the Photo-Text Award:

- Barbora BARONOVA & Dita PEPE, Intimita, wo-men (CZ)

- Annette BEHRENS, (in matters of) Karl, Fw: Books (NL)

- Pauline BEUGNIES, Ammar ABO BAKR, Ahmed NAGY, Generation Tahrir, Le bec en l'air Editions (FR)

- André BRADLEY, Dark Archives, 1-41, ITI Press (US)

- Jean-Robert DANTOU & Françoise WEBER, The Walls Don't Speak / Les murs ne parlent Pas, Kehrer Verlag (DEU)

- Falma FSHAZI & Stefano GRAZIANI, How Things Meet, Falma Fshazi / Stefano Graziani / 51n4e, Art Paper Editions (BEL)

- Philippe HERBET, Les Filles De Tourgueniev, Editions Bessard (FR)

- Takashi HOMMA, Tove JANSSON, A Song For Windows,Libraryman (SW)

- Yoshi KAMETANI, Played, Editions Du Lic (NO)

- Jason LARKIN, Jack SHENKER, Platinum, Fourthwall Books (ZA)

- Piero MARTINELLO, Radicalia, Self published (IT)

- paula roush, Mireille RIBIERE, Bus Spotting + A Story, msdm publications (UK)

- Stefan RUIZ & Benjamin SMITH, Mexican Crime Photographs : From The Archive Of Stefan Ruiz, GOST Books (UK)

- Michael SCHMELLING, My Blank Pages, The Ice Plant (US)

- Will STEACY, Deadline, b.frank books (SZ)

- Nina STRAND, Dr. Strand, Journal (SE)

- Mathias VELATI, Histoires du bout du monde en scrutant l'horizon, Musée De L'Elysée (SZ)


A jury formed with the nominators of the Discovery Award 2016 will name the Book Awards winners during the opening week. Half of the allotted sum is paid to the publisher and half to the photographer after the ceremony - or all the authors in the case of collaborative or collective works.

Main partner: Fondation Jan Michalski pour l’Écriture et la Littérature.

With support from the Fnac for the Author Book Award.

Grande Halle

Free admission

4 JULY - 25 SEPTEMBER
10AM - 7:30PM
PRIX DU LIVRE PHOTO-TEXTE / PHOTO-TEXTE AWARD
Edmund CLARK & Crofton BLACK, "Negative Publicity : Artefacts Of Extraordinary Rendition", Aperture & Magnum Fondation (US)
PRIX DU LIVRE PHOTO-TEXTE / PHOTO-TEXTE AWARD
Edmund CLARK & Crofton BLACK, "Negative Publicity : Artefacts Of Extraordinary Rendition", Aperture & Magnum Fondation (US)
PRIX DU LIVRE PHOTO-TEXTE / PHOTO-TEXTE AWARD
Edmund CLARK & Crofton BLACK, "Negative Publicity : Artefacts Of Extraordinary Rendition", Aperture & Magnum Fondation (US)
PRIX DU LIVRE D’AUTEUR / AUTHOR BOOK AWARD
Mariken WESSELS, "Taking Off. Henry My Neighbor", Art Paper Editions (BEL)
PRIX DU LIVRE D’AUTEUR / AUTHOR BOOK AWARD
Mariken WESSELS, "Taking Off. Henry My Neighbor", Art Paper Editions (BEL)
PRIX DU LIVRE D’AUTEUR / AUTHOR BOOK AWARD
Mariken WESSELS, "Taking Off. Henry My Neighbor", Art Paper Editions (BEL)
PRIX DU LIVRE D’AUTEUR / AUTHOR BOOK AWARD
Mariken WESSELS, "Taking Off. Henry My Neighbor", Art Paper Editions (BEL)
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