The Arles 2018 Book Awards

The Rencontres d’Arles book awards were created 49 years ago, at the same time as the festival, in order to support the swift growth in the publishing of photography books and to help them reach a broader public. There are now three categories of awards: Authors’ Books, Historical Books, and, since 2016, Photo-text Books.

Each award comes with a €6,000 prize and singles out the best photography books published between June 1, 2017 and May 31, 2018.

Each book is received in two copies: one is deposited at the library of the École Nationale Supérieure de la Photographie d’Arles, the other put on public display throughout the festival period.

All the books received for the 2018 Book Awards are exhibited on display in Jimei x Arles International Photo Festival.

WINNER OF THE AUTHOR BOOK AWARD

Laurence AËGERTER

Photographic Treatment

DEWI LEWIS PUBLISHING, Stockport (England)

SPECIAL MENTION AUTHOR BOOK AWARD

Giorgio DI NOTO

The Iceberg

ÉDITION PATRICK FREY, Zürich (Switzerland)

WINNER OF THE HISTORICAL PHOTO BOOK AWARD

Julius NEUBRONNER

The Pigeon Photographer

RORHOF, Bolzano (Italy)

WINNER OF THE PHOTO-TEXT BOOK AWARD

Adam BROOMBERG & Oliver CHANARIN

War Primer 2

MACK, London (England)

THE 2018 JURY

JURY PRESIDENT

Marloes Krijnen - Head of FOAM

MEMBERS

Véronique Bergero – Fnac bookseller

Ilgın Deniz Akseloğlu – Exhibition curator

Irene De Mendoza – Artistic director of Foto Colectania

Muriel Enjalran – Head of CRP/ Centre régional de la photographie des Hauts-de-France

LOCATION: Jimei Citizen Square Main Exhibition Hall

Main partner: Fondation Jan Michalski pour l’Écriture et la Littérature.

With the support of Fnac for the Author book award.