PhotoBoox Award 2019

PhotoBoox Award 2019

The winner and the shortlisted dummies

(Picture courtesy by Andrea Copetti)

We are glad to announce that the winner of the PhotoBoox Award 2019 is Anna Maria Antoinette D’Addario with her dummy Farewell Angelina.

You can now order the book!


The jury was touched by the poetic way the artist worked on grief as a response to the tragic death of her sister. The awarded dummy acts as a catalyst in order to deal with loss and sadness.

Furthermore, the jury awarded Alessia Bressan‘s dummy 395 Notti and Giovanna Del Sarto's dummy A Polaroid for a Refugee with a Special Mention.

The other 4 shortlisted dummies are:

Güle Güle by Jean-Marc Caimi and Valentina Piccinni
Remember Europe by Patricia Morosan
The Djinni Diares by Btihal Remli
You don’t look Native to me by Maria Sturm

Congrats to the winner and all the authors of the shortlisted projects and thanks to all of you who sent a dummy! See you in Lucca in November and in Miami 2020 for the book launch of Farewell Angelina and the presentation of the other shortlisted dummies!

Above, from left to right:
Farewell Angelina by Anna Maria Antoinette D'Addario, winner
395 Notti by Alessia Bressan. special mention
The Djinni Diares by Btihal Remli
Below from left to right:
Güle Güle by Jean-Marc Caimi and Valentina Piccinni
A Polaroid for a Refugee by Giovanna Del Sarto, special mention
Remember Europe by Patricia Morosan
You don't look Native to me by Maria Sturm

On the occasion of the 2019 edition of the Photolux Festival. International Biennial of Photography, Photolux with ceiba editions and Grafiche dell’Artiere promotes an international contest dedicated to photobooks, realized in cooperation with Miami Photo Fest and with the media partnership of EyesOpen! magazine.

The award is aimed to recognize the best unpublished editorial projects, giving them a broad visibility and a chance for publication.

The winning project will be published and distributed by ceiba editions and presented at Photolux Festival 2019 with an exhibition in one of the official venue of the event and a book launch during the main weekend (23-24 November 2019) where also the shortlisted will be presented to the public.
The project also wins an exhibition with a book launch at the Miami Photo Fest 2020 (dates to be decided).
Both the winner project and the shortlist will be published on EyesOpen! magazine’s online platform as well as on Photolux, Miami Photo Fest and ceiba editions’ websites.

Deadline for applications: March 31st, 2019

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