Monday, April 22, 2013

The Photobook - an award for books on newsprint

Bookdummypress and Reminders Project Stronghold have joined forces to launch a new photography publication award. It celebrates the newsprint’s contribution to the evolving creativity of self-publishing. Newsprint is a medium with minimal commercial strings attached and allow for a range of experimentation. It has the potential of reaching a diverse audience, the work will be spread to a wider area, faster. It is an autonomous medium accessible to all. This award is intended to stimulate to take a renew approach towards this format and to introduce photographers to a way to self-publish and self-distribute their work.

The guest jury includes Matthew Carson (ICP) and Tomo Kosuga (VICE Magazine JP). No Entry Fee. Click here for further information and newsprint publication samples.

Deadline for entry May 1st, 2013

Bookdummypress is a publishing company and an online bookstore specializing in artist publications, their studio is located in the West Village of New York City, founded by Victor Sira and Shiori Kawasaki in 2011. In addition to its own titles, the online bookstore stocks periodicals, artworks, artists’ editions, rare and out-of-print items and other in-print titles by noted publishers. 

Reminders Photography Stronghold is a curated membership gallery in Tokyo making multi-photographic activities possible (exhibitions, workshops, events, photobook room, photographers in residence, photography grants, publishing). 

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