By continuing to navigate you declare to accept and consent to the use of cookies. To learn more Close

LUMA Rencontres
Arles 2019


Since 2015, the Rencontres d’Arles has offered 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a production budget of €25,000, is open to any new photographer or artist using photography, submitting a previously unpublished dummy book.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 forms of publishing.

The 2019 winner’s dummy book, as well as those of the nominees, will be exhibited this summer during the Rencontres d’Arles.
The recipient of the 2018 edition of the award was Marina Gadonneix for Phénomènes. A special mention was given to the dummy book by Indré Urbonaité (State of shame).
The recipients of the 2017 edition of the award were Olga Kravets, Maria Morina, Oksana Yushko and Anna Shpakova for Grozny: Nine Cities.
The recipients of the second edition of the award 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 2015, the recipient was Yann Gross for his Jungle Book.
In 2017, 195 publications from 40 countries were received.

The application deadline is Saturday, April 13, 2019.
An international jury will choose the winner.
The winner will be announced during the opening week.

With support from the Luma Foundation.