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Luma Rencontres
Dummy Book Award Arles 2020

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a production budget of €25,000, is open to any new photographer or artist using photography, submitting a previously unpublished dummy book.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 winners of the Luma Rencontres Dummy Book Award Arles 2020 are
YTO BARRADA & BETTINA 
for BETTINA.

Special Mention to 
KOURTNEY ROY
for THE OTHER END OF THE RAINBOW.


SHORTLIST LUMA RENCONTRES DUMMY BOOK AWARD ARLES 2020

94 publications have been received this year!
The shortlisted projects:

- Bettina by Yto Barrada & Bettina Grossmann
- Like Rain falling from the Sky by Nicola Bertasi
- Taboo. Borders. by Ekaterina Bodyagina
- Shifters by Marta Bogdanska
- WV.B by Lewis Bush
- Talashi by Alexis Cordesse
- Witch Hunt Vol. I: The Banished of Balsapuerto by Christo Geoghegan
- Ha Aretz (The Promised Land) by Roger Grasas
- Song for ourselves' 'And for everybody else' by Mieke Hessels
- When Summer Became Winter by Yara Jimmink
- Ashes & dust by Jean-Michel Meyers & Mark Luyten
- Under Dark Roots/Colonia Dignidad by Marella Oppenheim
- The White Line by Rosa Rodriguez
- The Other End of the Rainbow by Kourtney Roy
- 2:16.22 by Kensaku Seki
- Memoir by Gabriele Stabile
- About the belly button / Apie bamba by Ieva Stankutė
- The History War by Larry Towell
- Winter with a scent of summer/ L'inverno col profumo d'estate by Costanza Umiltà
- Meeting Sofie by Snezhana Von Buedingen

Members of the jury:
Marta Gili, École Nationale Supérieure de la Photographie d'Arles.
Maja Hoffmann, Luma Foundation.
Matthieu Humery, Luma Foundation.
Christoph Wiesner, Rencontres d'Arles.

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.

With support from the Luma Foundation.