LUMA RENCONTRES
DUMMY BOOK AWARD ARLES 2022

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a production budget of € 25,000, is open to any new photographer or artist using photography, submitting a previously unpublished dummy book.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.

JURY
Marta Gili, École nationale supérieure de la photographie
Matthieu Humery, LUMA Foundation
Christoph Wiesner, Les Rencontres d'Arles

The winner were announced on the 7th of July during the opening week at the Théâtre Antique. The 2022 winner’s dummy book, as well as those of the nominees, will be exhibited this summer during the Rencontres d’Arles.

WINNER

MACIEJKA ART with HOJA SANTA
Graphic design: Maciejka Art, Inframundo (Ramon Pez et Ana Casas), Mexico

MENTION SPÉCIALE

ALEJANDRO LUPERCA MORALES with EL RETRATO DE TU AUSENCIA 
Graphic design: Fernando Gallegos, Mexico 

The 2022 winner’s dummy book, as well as those of the nominees, will be exhibited this summer during the Rencontres d’Arles.

The recipients of the award were Moe Suzuki for Sokohi in 2021, published this year by Chose Commune, Yto Barrada and Bettina Grossman for Bettina in 2020, published this year by Atelier EXB (the work is also exhibited as part of the festival), Chow & Lin for The Poverty Line in 2019, published by Actes Sud, and Lars Müller Publishers for the English edition, in 2021.The winners of the Luma Rencontres Dummy Book Award Arles 2020 was Yto Barrada & Bettina for Bettina. Special Mention to Kourtney Roy for The Other End of The Rainbow.
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.

  • 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