Photography Contest

The Book Awards 2023

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Their work must have featured in group and/or solo shows or in publications giving them national or international recognition.

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Created to support the extraordinary development of photographic publishing and to contribute to its wider dissemination, the Book Awards of Les Rencontres d'Arles reward three categories of works: the Author's Book Award, the Historical Book Award and the Photo-Text Book Award, supported and encouraged by the Fondation Jan Michalski pour l’écriture et la littérature, which celebrates the relationship between texts and images. Each award is endowed with 6,000 euros and rewards a photographic work published between June 1, 2022 and May 26, 2023 (included). A pre-selection followed by the designation of the winning works is established by a pre-jury and a jury composed of experts in the field of photographic books. The winning publications of the three categories are announced during the opening week of the festival. All the shortlisted books are archived in the library of the École nationale supérieure de la photographie d'Arles and are exhibited throughout the festival at Monoprix.

Major partner: Fondation Jan Michalski pour l’écriture et la littérature.
With the support of the Fnac for the Author's Book Award.