Prix De La Photographie Paris - Gold

 

The book from my project “These Years Gone By…” has been selected as a Gold award winner in the Photo Book category of Prix De La Photographie Paris. It’s really exciting to have the book be recognized by an international audience as the subject matter touches on a very personal family story and how it interplays with world history during World War II.

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The Photo Book First, Second and category Gold Winners

The Photo Book First, Second and category Gold Winners

The exhibition to showcase the winning entries will take place next month in Paris and open daily from Tuesday 9th of July till Sunday 14th of July from 11 am till 6 pm.

Opening Reception:
9th of July from 6 pm - 9 pm

Espace Beaurepaire
28 Rue Beaurepaire
75010 Paris

About the Competition:

The “Prix de la Photographie, Paris” (PX3) strives to promote the appreciation of photography, to discover emerging talent, and introduce photographers from around the world to the artistic community of Paris. A selection of work from this competition is displayed in Paris and the winners are published in the PX3 Annual Book. Juried by leading editors, publishers, curators, gallery owners, consultants, creative directors, and art directors, PX3 brings the best of photography from across the globe to Paris.
The Winners gallery can be seen here.

About the Project:

These Years Gone By…is a love story told through my grandparents letters from World War II. From these letters, artifacts and old family photos, I have woven together a narrative that tells the story of this critical time in world history and challenging time in their personal history. The book was also ‘chosen’ for the American Photography 35 photo annual, selected for the Photo Book Exhibition at the Month of Photography Los Angeles (MOPLA), and the Click! Photobook Exhibition at Horse & Buggy Press in Durham, North Carolina.

You can view more information about the project and the book on my site here.

 
Mark Peterman