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BOOK AWARDS 2020

AUTHOR BOOK AWARD / HISTORICAL BOOK AWARD / PHOTO TEXT BOOK AWARD

Created 50 years ago, at the same time as the festival, the Book Award contributing to the extraordinary development of photography publishing and to its wide distribution. Since 2015, the Jan Michalski Foundation for Writing and Literature is the main partner of the Book Awards.

Each of these €6,000-prizes is intended for the best photography books published between June 1, 2019 and May 31, 2020.


PHOTO-TEXT BOOK AWARD 2020
This prize is for the best book where words and photographs go together.

WINNER
ZANJIR
AMAK MAHMOODIAN
RRB PUBLISHERS

SPECIAL MENTION
LEOPOLD’S LEGACY
OLIVER LEU
THE ERISKAY CONNECTION


HISTORICAL BOOK AWARD 2020
This prize is for the best documented work, thematic or monographic, on photography or a photographer.
 
WINNER
SEGNI MIGRANTI
MARIO CRESCI
POSTCART EDIZIONI


AUTHOR BOOK AWARD 2020
This prize is for the best book presenting a project by a contemporary photographer.

WINNER
FLOWER SMUGGLER
DIANA TAMANE / MARTIN GERMANN
ART PAPER EDITIONS

SPECIAL MENTION
THE COMMUNITY
ELI DURST
MOREL BOOKS



JURY
Simon Baker / Maison Européenne de la Photographie
Delphine Bedel / artist, researcher, teacher, author and publisher
Vera Michalski / Jan Michalski Foundation for Writing and Literature
Christoph Wiesner / Rencontres d'Arles


Main partner of the Book Awards: Jan Michalski Foundation for Writing and Literature.
Posted on 12.11.2020