Inside The Kraszna Krausz Book Awards 2018

The Kraszna-Krausz Foundation has announced the shortlisted titles for its 2018 Photography Book Awards and Moving Image Awards. The longlists for each prize, detailed below, included books reflecting a range of genres, from conflict and identity to nature and culture. Shortlisted books were chosen for their innovation, design and unique approach to their subjects.

Recognised as the UK’s leading prize for books on Photography and the Moving Image, the Kraszna-Krausz Foundation awards celebrate those that have made an original and lasting contribution to their field. From small publishers to well-established, the Foundation provides a platform and space for new voices and perspectives, whilst championing diversity in both photography and the publishing industry.

The judges for this year’s 2018 Photography Book Award are Karen Knorr, Professor of Photography at the University for the Creative Arts, Christiane Monarchi, the Founding Editor of the online magazine Photomonitor, and Jonathan Watkins, Director of Ikon Gallery since 1999.

This year’s Moving Image Book Award was judged by Mark Cosgrove, Curator at Watershed, Bristol, Keith Lodwick, Curator of Theatre and Screen Arts at the V&A’s Department of Theatre & Performance and Catherine Wheatley, Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at King’s College London.

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