Edition 2015

The Author Book Award and Historical Book Award

The €8,000 Author’s Book Award honours the best work on photography published between 1 June 2014 and 31 May 2015. It is organised with support from the Fnac.
The €8,000 History Book Award is for the best documented thematic or monographic work on photography or a photographer published between 1 June 2014 and 31 May 2015.
The nominators of the 2015 discovery Awards will name the winners during opening week.
Two copies of each work are received: one is deposited in the library of the Ecole supérieure de la photographie d’Arles, the other in a different documentary collection each year.

Since 2010, the works received have enriched the libraries of the following institutions: the Three Shadows Photography Art Center in Beijing; the Balla Fasseké Kouyaté Conservatory of Multimedia Arts and Crafts in Mali; the Market Photo Workshop, a photography school and gallery in Johannesburg; the international photography festival in Valparaiso, Chile; and the Institut Français in Phnom Penh.

Main partner: Fondation Jan Michalski pour l’écriture et la Littérature.
With support from the Fnac.

Exhibition venue: Grande Halle, Parc des Ateliers.

  • Institutional partners

    • République Française
    • Région Provence Alpes Côté d'Azur
    • Département des Bouches du Rhône
    • Arles
    • Le Centre des monuments nationaux est heureux de soutenir les Rencontres de la Photographie d’Arles en accueillant des expositions dans l’abbaye de Montmajour
  • Main partners

    • Fondation LUMA
    • BMW
    • SNCF
    • Pernot Ricard
    • Kering
  • Media partners

    • Arte
    • Lci
    • Konbini
    • Le Point
    • Madame Figaro
    • France Culture