Photobooks of 2016: A Summary
We asked publishers, photographers, booksellers, writers and collectors to share some of their photobook highlights of 2016 in the hope of shining a light on both familiar and some lesser exposed books.
The 26 participants who shared their selections were as follows:
Tiane Doan na Champassak
10×10 Photobooks Team
Awoiska van der Molen
A selection of books featured on the Photobooks of 2016 lists can be purchased here.
The most popular books were:
Katrin Koenning & Sarker Protick – Astres Noirs (4 votes)
Peter Dekens – (Un)expected (4 votes)
Jack Latham – Sugar Paper Theories (4 votes)
Amak Mahmoodian – Shenasnameh (4 votes)
Valentina Abenavoli – Anaesthesia (4 votes)
Daisuke Yokota – Matter / Burn Out (4 votes)
Diane Dufour, Matthew Witkovsky, Duncan Forbes and Walter Moser, ed. – Provoke: Between Protest and Performance (4 votes)
Edmund Clark and Crofton Black – Negative Publicity: Artefacts of Extraordinary Rendition (3 votes)
Gerry Johansson – Tokyo (3 votes)
Krass Clement – Impasse Hotel Syria (3 votes)
Alejandro Cartagena – Santa Barbara Return Jobs to the US (3 votes)
John Maclean – Hometowns (3 votes)
Horacio Fernandez – New York in Photobooks (3 votes)
Thank you to all the contributors and all the talented people who took the brave step of publishing a book in the past year whether it is featured or not.