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LUMA RENCONTRES DUMMY BOOK AWARD 2019

1 July - 22 September

10H00 - 19H30

Since 2015, the Rencontres d’Arles offers an award supporting the publication of a dummy book. This prize, with a production budget of €25,000, is open to any new photographer or artist using photography, submitting a previously unpublished dummy book. Special attention is paid to experimental and innovative publication forms. The recipient of the 2018 edition of the award was Marina Gadonneix for Phénomènes, and a special mention was given to the dummy book by Indré Urbonaité (State of Shame). In 2017, Olga Kravets, Maria Morina, Oksana Yushko and Anna Shpakova received the award for Grozny: Nine Cities. In 2016, the recipients were Katja Stuke and Oliver Sieber for their book You and Me. A special mention was given to the dummy book by Mathieu Asselin (Monsanto). In 2018, 195 publications from 40 countries were received. The 2019 winner will be announced during the opening week.

This year, 146 works from 36 countries were received. The winner will be announced during the opening week.

JURY

Marta Gili, art critic and exhibition curator
Matthieu Humery, Luma Fondation
Sam Stourdzé, the Rencontres d’Arles

PROJECTS SHORTLISTED FOR THE DUMMY BOOK AWARD ARLES 2019

Karin Borghouts, PARIS IMPASSE
Eric Bouvet, La ligne noire
Simon & Lucie Brodbeck & de Barbuat, SILENT WORLD
Jean-Marc et Valentina Caimi et Piccinni, Güle Güle
Kenji Chiga, The suicide boom
Chow and Lin, THE POVERTY LINE
Vincent Desailly, The trap
Annabel Elgar, Noon in the Desert
Katherine Longly, TO TELL MY REAL INTENTIONS
Sophie Lvoff, The Panama City
Massimo & Pamela Mastrorillo & Piscielli, The sea is us
Marilene Ribeiro, Dead water
Marc Schroeder, ORDER 7161
Smith, Traum
Sara Vighi, HANDBOOK OF ATOWN
Mirjam Wahlen, I thought of you as gold, but you are such a pain
Johan & Peo Willner & Olsson, Heaps
Takagi Yasuyuki, Marronnier

With support from Luma Foundation.