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AWARD

2021 BOOK AWARDS

PHOTO-TEXT BOOK AWARD
Winner
Title : The Idiots Delight
Photographs and texts : Duane Michals
Publisher : Editions Bessard
Graphic design : Sybren Kuyper

Special mention
Title : John Cage: A Mycological Foray
Photographs : collective
Texts : Kingston Trinder and John Cage
Publisher : Atelier Editions
Graphic design : Capucine Labarthe

HISTORICAL BOOK AWARD
Winner
Title: To Make Their Own Way in the World, The Enduring Legacy of the Zealy Daguerreotypes
Texts and photographs : Collective
Publisher : Aperture Foundation & Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology Harvard University
Graphic design: Duncan Whyte

Special mention
Title : 1839. Daguerre, Talbot and the publication of photography. An anthology.
Texts: Steffen Siegel
Publisher : Macula
Graphics : Schaffter Sahli

AUTHOR'S BOOK AWARD
Winner
Title : Freedom Is Not Free
Photographer : Mashid Mohadjerin
Publisher : Royal Academy Fine Arts
Graphic design : Jelle Jespers

Special Mention
Title : Whatever You Say, Say Nothing
Photographer: Gilles Peress
Publisher: Steidl
Graphic design : Peress / Steidl

The jury was composed of :
Pascal Beausse, Head of the photography collection at Cnap (president of the jury)
Clara Bastid, Co-curator of the exhibition Jazz Power !
Ekow Eshun, Author and curator of the exhibition Africa State of Mind
Anne Lacoste, Director of the Institute for Photography in Lille
Vera Michalski, Jan Michalski Foundation for Writing and Literature
Jean-Marc Prévost, Director of the Carré d'Art de Nîmes
Sophie Quéval, Head of Cultural Programming, Fnac Sud-Est

Main partner of the Book Awards: The Fondation Jan Michalski pour l’Écriture et la Littérature.
With the support from the Fnac for the Author book award.
Posted on 05.07.2021