The Photobook Review

PhotoBook of the Year Shortlist 2013 – Video

With this week’s opening of Paris Photo, we’re highlighting the thirty titles included in the Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards 2013 shortlist.

Stay tuned for the final announcement, to be made November 15 at Paris Photo and on The PhotoBook Awards website. In the meantime take a closer look at these ten outstanding publications competing for the prize in the PhotoBook of the Year category.

The 2013 edition of the Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation Photobook Awards will recognize two winners in the following categories: “First PhotoBook” and “PhotoBook of the Year”. A selection of 30 books (20 for the First Photobook Award, 10 for the Photobook of the Year Award), chosen by an international jury, are currently on view at Paris Photo Fair, November 14–17, 2013 at the Grand Palais.


Read more about the thirty books shortlisted in the 5th issue of The PhotoBook Review.

The 2013 shortlist exhibition will also be presented at the Aperture Gallery, December 5, 2013-­January 30, 2014. The exhibition will travel thereafter to PhotoIreland Festival, Dublin, July, 2014; and FotoFocus Cincinnati, October 8-12, 2014, among other venues.

Video by Jason Bailey and Allison Kruger Pierce © Aperture 2013
Music: Is That You or Are You You? (Chris Zabriskie) / CC BY 3.0

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