In recognition of the role of the photobook in contemporary visual culture, Athens Photo Festival will present an exhibition dedicated to the form of book and invites artists and publishers from all over the world to submit their books for consideration.
Athens Photo Festival will present an exhibition dedicated to the dissemination, understanding, and appreciation of the photobook and welcomes artists and publishers worldwide to submit their books for consideration.
The selected books will be displayed during the Athens Photo Festival 2022 at the Benaki Museum / Pireos 138 in Athens. In addition, to provide access to the photobook archive via the Internet, the selected books will be featured online on the Festival’s website.
Our aim is to promote and showcase a wide variety of photobooks. We are interested in photobooks independently or commercially published, including handmade, self-published, book dummies, zines, limited-edition publications, and other printed matters. Books that feature the work by various artists are also eligible for submission.
All books must be postmarked no later than 18 May and should arrive no later than 30 May 2022.
There is no fee for submitting your book.
SUBMISSION GUIDELINES AND RULES
You can submit your book as an artist, photographer, self-publisher, or publisher. We ask to see a physical copy of the book as the production and execution of the publication are aspects that will be taken into consideration for the selection process. In addition, please feel free to provide relevant information along with the book if you like. All book submissions must be shipped prepaid.
Please fill out the online entry form and post your book to the following address:
Hellenic Centre for Photography
Stratigou Kontouli 3
117 42 Athens, Greece
You may submit more than one book, however, each entry must be submitted with its own completed submission form.
If you would like your book to be returned to you, you will be required to cover the full return postage. Because of the number of books we receive, we can not be made responsible for any shipping costs. Requests should be sent no later than two months after the end of the festival, to [email protected] Payment can be made using Paypal.
Books will be entered into the Hellenic Centre for Photography library for future shows and as a resource for research. The library catalog will be soon available online at www.PhotoBookAthens.com.
If you have any questions, please contact us by email at [email protected].