Deadline September 12th: Paris Photo & Aperture PhotoBook Awards 2014

Paris Photo & Aperture Foundation
Call for Entries: PhotoBook Awards 2014
Deadline: Friday, September 12, 2014

“Paris Photo and Aperture Foundation are pleased to announce the 2014 edition of The Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards, celebrating the book’s contribution to the evolving narrative of photography. We are excited to reveal the introduction of a third award category, Photography Catalogue of the Year, which joins the PhotoBook of the Year and First PhotoBook categories.

Judging
The awards will be judged in two stages. An initial jury will meet in New York to select the shortlisted entries in both categories. The final winners will be decided by a separate jury that will meet in Paris immediately before Paris Photo begins. The initial jury will include representatives of both Paris Photo and Aperture Foundation, and the final jury will include neither.

Each award winner will be chosen from the juried shortlist, all of which will be exhibited at Paris Photo. The fall 2014 issue of The PhotoBook Review (published by Aperture Foundation) will feature all of the shortlisted books.

Following their display during Paris Photo, an exhibition of the thirty shortlisted books will travel to Aperture Gallery in New York and may be exhibited at other venues.

Prizes
The First PhotoBook Prize: A $10,000 prize will be awarded to the photographer(s)/artist(s) whose first photobook is judged to be best of the year.

The PhotoBook of the Year Prize: Will be awarded to the photographer(s)/artist(s), and publisher responsible, for the photobook judged to be the best of the year.

The shortlisted books, accompanied by the jury’s comments, will be featured in the fall 2014 edition of The PhotoBook Review (published by Aperture Foundation). This issue will be released at Paris Photo. Copies will be also be available at the Aperture Gallery, as well as distributed with Aperture magazine and through other distribution partners. The prize-related contents will be viewable on the Aperture website.

Entry Fee

First PhotoBook: $30 per book

PhotoBook of the Year: $60 for first entry from a given publisher, $30 for each subsequent entry from the same publisher

Photography Catalogue of the Year: $60 for first entry from a given publisher, $30 for each subsequent entry from the same publisher”

For the full prospectus and eligibility details visit: www.aperture.org/photobookawards

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