SELF PUBLISH RIGA 2018 - submit your photobook dummy!

We are happy to announce the third edition of the SELF PUBLISH RIGA photobook dummy contest! Exciting news – this year we have teamed up with Kaunas Photography Gallery, and Printing house KOPA to publish the winning dummy! Additionally, the author of the best dummy from the Baltic states will be awarded a free place at the International Summer School of Photography 2018 at workshop of their choice. 

A shortlist of the submitted dummies will be a part of the SELF PUBLISH RIGA exhibition taking place at the ISSP Gallery in Riga from May 10 to June 3 2018. The Top 10 dummies will receive a special online feature and will be promoted by our media partners FK and YET Magazine.

The jury this year: Dieter Neubert (the Founder and Director of the Kassel Fotobookfestival and Founder of the Kassel Photobook and Dummy Awards); Valentina Abenavoli (book designer, editor and publisher at Akina Books, currently based in Turkey); Lisa Stein (London-based editor and writer specialising in photography. The managing editor at the Photocaptionist and assistant reviews editor at the Burlington Magazine); Gintaras Česonis (director of Kaunas Photography Gallery, Lithuania); Tom Mrazauskas (photobook designer and publisher, Brave Books, in between Latvia and Germany) and Evita Goze (photographer, writer and curator of SELF PUBLISH RIGA).

Send us your dummy by 30 April, and take part in one of the central events of the Riga Photomonth 2018! More info on applying: HERE