Photobook Award & Photobook Festival

»KASSEL DUMMY AWARD 2018«

Call for Entries

Deadline: April 5, 2018

Take this opportunity to be discovered by international publishers and experts, to be exhibited at international festivals and to win a complete book publishing! Registrations are open until April 3 April 5, 2018!

One attraction of the FOTOBOOKFESTIVAL KASSEL is the dummy competition for the best unpublished photobook mock-up. Together with our cooperation partner VERLAG KETTLER, the festival invites all photographers worldwide to take part. 50 books will be selected for the shortlist and exhibited in Kassel and at other international photo events. 3 winners will be chosen by an international jury. The winner of the First Prize will be produced and published by Kettler, Germany. Second and Third Prize is a book production voucher given by our partner k-books, who specializes in high-quality book productions in small quantities. There is a charge of 36 € per entry and book. Registrations will be open from 15 November 2017 until 03 April 05 April 2018.

Find all details on how to apply on the KASSEL DUMMY AWARD 2018 website!

REVIEWS WITH DUMMY AWARD JURY MEMBERS

For the first time, the FOTOBOOKFESTIVAL KASSEL will offer dummy book REVIEWS where DUMMY AWARD participants will have the opportunity to discuss the pros and cons and the feasibility of their future photobook with jury members. They can apply for the REVIEWS by mentioning this on the DUMMY AWARD registration form or by applying on our website (at a later stage). To take part in the REVIEWS, they have to be in Kassel on 31 May 2018 (Festival opening day) and pay a (reduced) € 60.00 fee for two 30 minutes sessions or a € 120.00 fee for four 30 minutes sessions.

THE SHORTLIST JURY:

Valentina Abenavoli
Photographer and co-founder of the independent publishing house Akina Books, Istanbul

Anne-Katrin Bicher
Projectmanager at Montag Stiftung Kunst und Gesellschaft, Bonn

Sonia Berger
Sonia Berger runs Dalpine, a publishing house and online bookstore based in Madrid

Andrea Schmidt
Art Historian and Publishing Director at Verlag Kettler, Dortmund

Frederic Lezmi
Photographer and book designer, initiator of the Book Lab in Istanbul and co-founder of The PhotoBookMuseum in Cologne

Markus Schaden
Co-founder of The PhotoBookMuseum in Cologne, bookmaker and lecturer, Cologne

Salvatore Vitale
Photographer and Editor in Chief of YET Magazine, Lausanne

Dieter Neubert
Director of the Fotobookfestival Kassel

THE REVIEWERS:

Valentina Abenavoli
Photographer, Akina Books, Istanbul

Morten Andersen
Photographer, Oslo

Pierre Bessard
Founder of the publishing house Editions Bessard, Paris

Rémi Coignet
Writer and Editor-in-chief of The Eyes, Paris

Gösta Flemming
Founder of the publishing house Journal, Stockholm

Calin Kruse
Photographer and Founder of dienacht Magazine, Leipzig

Russett Ledermann
Writer, Media Artist, Educator and Co-Founder of 10×10 Photobooks, New York

Frederic Lezmi
Photographer and book designer, initiator of the Book Lab in Istanbul and co-founder of The PhotoBookMuseum in Cologne

Vincent Marcilhacy
Founder and Publisher of The Eyes, Paris

Corinne Noordenbos
Photographer and Educator, Amsterdam

Monte Packham
Writer and Publisher at Steidl, Göttingen

Markus Schaden
Co-founder of The PhotoBookMuseum in Cologne, bookmaker and lecturer, Cologne

Salvatore Vitale
Photographer and Editor in Chief of YET Magazine, Lausanne

Hannes Wanderer
Founder of the publishing house Peperoni Books and 25books, Berlin

THE FINAL JURY:

Valentina Abenavoli
Photographer, Akina Books, Istanbul

Morten Andersen
Photographer, Oslo

Pierre Bessard
Founder of the publishing house Editions Bessard, Paris

JH Engström
Photographer, Värmland / Paris

Dana Lixenberg
Photographer, Amsterdam / New York

Susan Meiselas
Photographer, Magnum Photos, New York

Corinne Noordenbos
Photographer and Educator, Amsterdam

Andrea Schmidt
Art Historian and Publishing Director at Verlag Kettler, Dortmund

Salvatore Vitale
Photographer and Editor in Chief of YET Magazine, Lausanne

Find all details on how to apply on the KASSEL DUMMY AWARD 2018 website!

KASSEL DUMMY AWARD 2018
KASSEL DUMMY AWARD 2018

Registration deadline: April 3 April 5, 2018
Open for photographers worldwide

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