Paris Photo and Aperture Foundation, in partnership with DELPIRE & CO, announce the winners of the 2020 Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards. Living Trust by Buck Ellison (Loose Joints Publishing, Marseille, France) is the winner of $10,000 and the First PhotoBook award. Woman Go No’Gree by Gloria Oyarzabal (Editorial RM, Barcelona, and Images Vevey, Switzerland) is the winner of PhotoBook of the Year. The selection for Photography Catalogue of the Year is Imagining Everyday Life: Engagements with Vernacular Photography, edited by Tina M. Campt, Marianne Hirsch, Gil Hochberg, and Brian Wallis (Walther Collection, New York, and Steidl, Göttingen, Germany). A Jurors’ Special Mention for First PhotoBook goes to LIKE by Ryan Debolski (Gnomic Book, Brooklyn).
An exhibition of the thirty-five books shortlisted for the 2020 PhotoBook Awards, as well installations drawn from Issue 018 of The PhotoBook Review—guest edited by artist, scholar, and pioneer photo historian Dr. Deborah Willis, and with a focus on cultural histories in relation to the Black body, women, and gender—is hosted by DELPIRE & CO bookshop (13 rue de l’Abbaye, 75006 Paris), open to the public Wednesdays through Sundays, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.