Thursday 3 December 2020

Type 42 (anonymous) at Delpire & co in Paris, on occasion of the Paris Photo – Aperture Foundation Photobook Awards 2020


Fame is the name of the game, Type 42 (anonymous), 1960s-1970s,
mixed media on polaroid, 8.3 x 10.8 cm

"Delpire & Co presents the books selected for the Prix du Livre Paris Photo - Aperture Foundation 2020. Awarded since 2012, the Prizes reward the best photographic books published in the year, in three categories: First Book Prize, Book Prize of the year, Prize for the best exhibition catalog. A prize of $ 10,000 is presented to the winner of the First Book Prize. 

35 books were selected by a pre-jury which met in New York in September 2020, among the some 700 books received from around the world following a call for applications. This pre-jury consisted of Joshua Chuang (Associate Director for Arts and Photography, New York Public Library), Lesley A. Martin (Creative Director, Aperture), Susan Meiselas (President, Magnum Foundation), Sarah Meister (Curator for photography, MoMA), and Oluremi C. Onabanjo (independent curator).

20 books are selected in the first book category, 10 in the book of the year category, and 5 in the catalog of the year category. The entire selection is available for sale in the Delpire & co bookstore." 

“Imagining Everyday Life” featuring polaroids by Type 42 (Anonymous), published by Walther Collection is among 5 shortlisted in the category Photography Catalogue of the Year. 

Find out more about "Imagining Everyday Life" here:

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