“A photobook is an autonomous art form, comparable with a piece of sculpture, a play, or a film. The photographs lose their own photographic character as things ‘in themselves’ and become parts, translated into printing ink, of a dramatic event called a book.”
—Ralph Prins, photo historian
The Pigs by Carlos Spottorno, published by RM Verlag & Phree, selected by Olivier Laurent, deputy editor, British Journal of Photography.
Hier by Jitka Hanzlova, published by Koenig, selected by Michael Mack, founder of MACK books and MAPP digital editions.
She Dances on Jackson by Vanessa Winship published by MACK, selected by Jörg M. Colberg, writer, photographer, and teacher.
Emmet Gowin by Emmet Gowin, published by Aperture, selected by Phil Bicker, senior photo editor, TIME.
Holy Bible by Adam Broomberg & Oliver Chanarin, published by MACK, selected by Roxana Morcoci, senior curator in the Department of Photography, Museum of Modern Art.
Dark Knees by Mark Cohen, published by Le Bal/EXB (Paris), selected by Chris Boot, executive director, Aperture Foundation.
The Photography of Nature & The Nature of Photography by Joan Fontcuberta, published by MACK, selected by Elisa Medde, managing editor, Foam Magazine.
Traces by Ana Mendieta, published by Hayward Publishing, selected by Anne-Celine Jaeger
Excerpts from Silver Meadows by Todd Hido, published by Nazraeli Press, selected by Darius Himes, director of Fraenkel Gallery and co-founder of Radius Books.
State by Paolo Woods, published by Éditions Photosynthèses, selected by Fred Ritchin, author of Bending the Frame and professor of Photography and Imaging at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.
Fire Island Pines: Polaroids 1975-1983 by Tom Bianchi, published by Damiani, selected by Vince Aletti, photography critic, The New Yorker
Control Order House by Edmund Clark, published by Here Press, selected by Aron Mörel, publisher, Mörel Books.
Imitation of Christ by William E. Jones, published by MACK, selected by Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin, artists and bookmakers.
Ezekiel 36:36 by Nick Ballon, published by LAB Project, selected by Michael Itkoff, co-founder of Daylight Books.
Hesitating Beauty by Joshua Lutz, published by Schilt Publishing, selected by Susan Bright, writer and curator of photography, author of Home Truths: Photography and Motherhood.