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2014 Paris Photo/Aperture Photobook Awards Shortlists

Books 2014 Paris Photo/Aperture Photobook Awards Shortlists The 2014 shortlists for the Aperture and Paris Photo photobook prizes have been announced. We are pleased to present the list of shortlisted titles, along with photo-eye Bookstore links, bookteases and reviews when available.

This year Todd Hido presented the finalists for the First Photobook Prize and Photobook of the Year prize from Aperture and Paris Photo. The winners for both categories will be announced during Paris Photo in November. We are pleased to present the list of shortlisted titles below, along with photo-eye Bookstore links, bookteases and reviews when available.

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Visit Aperture’s site, for more info on pre-jurors and their jurors’ statement.

Shortlisted Titles for PhotoBook of the Year:

The Big Book
Photographer: W. Eugene Smith
Publisher: University of Texas Press
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Read the review by Tom Leininger

Rich and Poor
Photographer: Jim Goldberg
Publisher: Steidl

Disco Night Sept. 11
Photographer: Peter van Agtmael
Publisher: Red Hook Editions
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Read the review by Christopher J. Johnson

Photographer: Daido Moriyama
Publisher: SUPER LABO
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Photographs for Documents
Photographer(s): Vytautas V. Stanionis
Publisher: Kaunas Photography Gallery

Ponte City
Photographers: Mikhael Subotzky and Patrick Waterhouse
Publisher: Steidl

Photographer(s): Daisuke Yokota
Publisher: Newfave
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Imaginary Club
Photographer(s): Oliver Sieber
Publisher: Editions GwinZegal/BöhmKobayashi
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Selected as Book of the Week by Gordon MacDonald

The Winners
Photographer(s): Rafal Milach
Publisher: GOST

The Arrangement
Photographer(s): Ruth van Beek
Publisher: RVB Books
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Photographer: Davide Monteleone
Publisher: Kehrer Verlag
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Read the review by Tom Leininger

War Porn
Photographer: Christoph Bangert
Publisher: Kehrer Verlag
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Read the review by Karen Jenkins

Shortlisted Titles for First PhotoBook:

everything will be ok
Photographer: Alberto Lizaralde
Publisher: Self-published

Synonym Study
Photographer: Nico Krijno
Publisher: Self-published

The Meteorite Hunter
Photographer: Alexandra Lethbridge
Publisher: Self-published

Father Figure: Exploring Alternative Notions of Black Fatherhood
Photographer: Zun Lee
Publisher: Ceiba

Photographer: Andrea Botto
Publisher: Danilo Montanari
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Selected as Book of the Week by Nicoló Degiorgis

Miklós Klaus Rózsa
Photographer: Christof Nüssli and Christoph Oeschger
Publisher: Cpress/Spectorbooks

ED IT: The Substantial System for Photographic Archive Maintenance
Authors: Ola Lanko, Brigiet van den Berg, Nikki Brörmann, Simone Engelen, Sterre Sprengers Publisher: Self-published

Back to the Future
Photographer: Irina Werning
Publisher: Self-published

Photographer(s): Yann Haeberlin
Publisher: Self-published

Photographer(s): Vladyslav Krasnoshchok and Sergiy Lebedynskyy
Publisher: Riot Books

Silent Histories
Photographer: Kazuma Obara
Publisher: Self-published

Hidden Islam
Photographer: Nicoló Degiorgis
Publisher: Rorhof
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Read the review by Colin Pantall

Photographer: Awoiska van der Molen
Publisher: Fw: Books

The American Series
Photographer: Oskar Schmidt
Publisher: Distanz

Fractal State of Being
Photographer: Sara Skorgan Teigen
Publisher: Journal
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Red String
Photographer: Yoshikatsu Fujii
Publisher: Self-published

Photographer: Alma Cecilia Suarez
Publisher: Self-published

Photographer: Yuji Hamada
Publisher: Lemon Books

The Epilogue
Photographer: Laia Abril
Publisher: Dewi Lewis

Photographer: Philippe Fragnière
Publisher: Kodoji Press

Shortlisted Titles for Photography Catalogue of the Year:

Photobooks: Spain 1905–1977
Photographers: Multiple
Publisher: Editorial RM

Christopher Williams: Printed in Germany
Photographer: Christopher Williams
Publisher: Walther König/David Zwirner

Christopher Williams: The Production Line of Happiness
Photographer: Christopher Williams
Publisher: Art Institute of Chicago

Dark Knees
Photographer: Mark Cohen
Publisher: Le Bal/Éditions Xavier Barral
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Tsunami, Photographs, and Then: Lost and Found Project
Photographer: Munemasa Takahashi
Publisher: AKAAKA
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The Catalogue Box
Photographers: Multiple
Publisher: Verlag Kettler/The PhotoBook Museum