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Luma Rencontres
Dummy Book Award Arles 2020

Regarding the current situation the deadline of the contest is postponed to may 25th.

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a production budget of €25,000, is open to any new photographer or artist using photography, submitting a previously unpublished dummy book.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 2019 edition of the award was Chow & Lin for The Povery Line.

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.

Last year, 146 publications from 36 countries were received.

The winner will be announced during the opening week.

> Order the LUMA Rencontres Dummy Book Award 2018 – 2017 – 2016 - 2015

With support from the Luma Foundation.


All the informations and conditions of participation to the Dummy Book Award are specified in the opposite link Luma Rencontres Dummy Book Award Arles 2020 - terms & conditions: