Here is Jörg's introduction: In the most basic terms, they are simply books made up of photographs, but of course there’s much more to the photobook than that. Typically they are carefully edited and sequenced, and the selection of the photographs, and their order, are crucial to whatever story is being told. But there’s another crucial element that’s too often ignored – the design.
And the five photobooks:
|Broken Manual by Alec Soth|
|Redheaded Peckerwood by Christian Patterson|
|Capitolio by Christopher Anderson|
|Baghdad Calling by Geert van Kesteren|
|Come Bury Me by Andrej Krementschouk|