Australia & New Zealand Photobook Award finalists revealed

Finalists have recently been announced for the Australia & New Zealand Photobook Award, hosted by Momento Pro. The Award celebrates excellence, originality, and 'fitness for purpose' in photo book creation. Established in 2011, over $127,000 has been distributed to 145 finalists whose work has been showcased in a travelling exhibition and print catalogues that are distributed to photo book communities, critics, and media across the world.

2019 Finalists

Twelve finalists have been announced for the 2019 Australia & New Zealand Photobook Award.

  • Apókryphos by Cherine Fahd, published by M.33
  • Banana Spider Bite by Jordan Madge, published by Bad News Books
  • Imaanshaha, self-published by Saynab Muse, published by PhotoForum Inc
  • Jump Into Bed With Me by Paul Knight, published by Perimeter Editions
  • Mongrelism by Jono Rotman, published by Here Press and Images Vevey
  • Rear View Mirror, self-published by Jonathan May
  • Still Looking Good by Alice Connew, published by GLORIA Books
  • Tabriz to Shiraz by Sarah Pannell, published by Perimeter Editions & Hillvale
  • Tem Bigato Nessa Goiaba, self-published by Cecilia Sordi Campos
  • The Bridge, self-published by Matteo Dal Vera & Michael Weatherill at University of Technology, Sydney
  • The Man from Apophenia, self-published by David Symons
  • The Moat, self-published by Oliver Hodgkins at Photography Studies College, Melbourne

Winners will be announced on Friday, 6 March at the Photobook/NZ festival opening night, hosted at Te Papa in Wellington, New Zealand. Following a keynote lecture, Spanish photo book maker and Magnum member, Cristina de Middel, will be handing out the prizes.

Momento Pro Print Prizes

Momento Pro is offering $10,000 in print credit prizes to enable winners and finalists to print and publish an existing or future publication.

  • Photobook Winner: $2,000
  • Student Winner: $1,500
  • Photobook Commended: $1,000
  • Student Commended: $750
  • Finalists: $500 each for up to 8 finalists
  • People's Choice: $750



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