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23 July 2015

The Book Awards, Rencontres d’Arles 2015

The €8,000 Author’s book Award honours the best work on photography published between 1 June 2014 and 31 May 2015. It is organised with support from the fnac.

The €8,000 history book Award is for the best documented thematic or monographic work on photography or a photographer published between 1 June 2014 and 31 May 2015.

The nominators of the 2015 discovery Awards will name the winners during opening week.

Two copies of each work are received: one is deposited in the library of the école supérieure de la photographie d’Arles, the other in a different documentary collection each year.

Since 2010, the works received have enriched the libraries of the following institutions: the Three Shadows Photography Art Center in Beijing; the Balla Fasseké Kouyaté Conservatory of Multimedia Arts and Crafts in Mali; the Market Photo Workshop, a photography school and gallery in Johannesburg; the international photography festival in Valparaiso, Chile; and the Institut Français in Phnom Penh.

2015 pre‐selection committee: Rémi Coignet, Horacio Fernandez, and Markus Schaden.

The jury is presided by Marta Gili and composed of Krzysztof Candrowicz, Louise Clements, Fannie Escoulen, Claire Jacquet, Anne Loddo, Jérome Marc, Vera Michalski‐Hoffmann, and Francesco Zanot.


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

With support from the Fnac.

Grande Halle et Magasin Éléctrique, parc des Ateliers.