Running 1-31 May, as part of PhotoIreland Festival
at The Library Project

The Fotobookfestival Kassel together with its cooperation partner Verlag Kettler again invites all photographers to present their as-yet unpublished photobooks to an international public and eminent experts. In 2017 the best 50 books will be shortlisted by a shortlist-jury and will be exhibited at international photo events, amongst others, in Istanbul, Moscow, Madrid, Dublin, Aarhus and Lodz. From these 50 titles, 3 winners will be chosen by an international jury at the Istanbul Photobook Festival on 29 April. The winner of the First Prize will be produced and published by Fotobookfestival’s cooperation partner Verlag Kettler, Germany.

The members of the international main jury in Istanbul are: Federica Chiocchetti (Photocaptionist.com), Martin Parr (Bristol), Jason Fulford (J+L Books), Aron Mörel (Mörel Books, London), Markus Schaden (The PhotobookMuseum, Cologne), Verlag Kettler (N.N., Dortmund) and Dieter Neubert (Kasseler Fotobookfestival, Kassel).