In the Company of Black by Cecil McDonald, Jr. has been shortlisted for the Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation 2017 PhotoBook Awards!
The selection of the 35 pre-selected works will be exhibited at Paris Photo and presented in issue 13 of The PhotoBook Review (magazine published by Aperture Foundation) together with the comments of the jury members. The magazine will be distributed during the fair. The winners will be announced Friday, November 10, 2017 at 1 pm in Paris Photo.
The shortlist selection was made by Gregory Halpern, whose ZZYZX won the Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook of the Year Award in 2016; Lesley A. Martin, Creative Director, Aperture Foundation and Publisher, The PhotoBook Review; Kathy Ryan, longtime director of photography at the New York Times Magazine; Joel Smith, Richard L. Menschel Curator of Photography at the Morgan Library & Museum in New York; and Christoph Wiesner, artistic director of Paris Photo.
Established in 2012, the Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards celebrate the photobook’s contribution to the evolving narrative of photography, with three major categories: First PhotoBook, Photography Catalogue of the Year, and PhotoBook of the Year.