Saturday, March 26, 2011

The 4th International Photobook Festival, Kassel, Germany

For anybody serious about the Photobook the 4th International Photobook Festival in Kassel will be the place to be. Taking place in the Documenta Hall and running from 1 - 5th of June, there is an action packed program.

Lecture, presentation, review and workshop programs will have wide international participation and offer many opportunities throughout the four festival days to network with photobook experts.

The lectures will present the latest developments and trends of the photobook market.
Internationally renowned photographers will showcase their work and the latest books. There will also be themed lectures such as ‘Germany and the Photobook’ and ‘The Latin American Photobook’. Lectures will take place on Saturday 4 June and Sunday 5 June.

Reviews will take place on Thursday 2 June and Friday 3 June. This year 20 international reviewers will appraisal portfolios or books. The three best works will receive prizes. Online bookings are now open.

Workshops and presentations will be part of a program on Thursday and Friday where there is the opportunity to discuss projects and learn from practical experience.

With the Dummy Award unpublished photobooks can be submitted in dummy form. All entered dummies will be shown electronically during the festival. The 50 best books will be exhibited. From these 50 titles the winners of the Dummy Award will be chosen. The 1st prize is a complete book production through our partner seltmann+soehne and a presentation in European Photography. The 2nd and 3rd prizes are valuable book productions by our partner Blurb. Special prizes are photobook dummy reviews by / White Press. Entry closing date is on 20 April 2011.

Unpublished photobooks can be submitted for the Dummy Award 2011 until 20 April.

You can see the full program here:

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