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Announcing the Dummy Award ’24 shortlist

On March 9th the jury met in Cologne to go through all 420 submitted dummies sent in from 44 countries.  In the end, 50 books were selected to make up the shortlist of the Dummy Award ’24. Congratulations to all the shortlisted artists! 

Kicking off the World Tour in Cologne

The Dummy Award ’24 shortlist is going to travel around the world, visiting different festivals and venues in the coming year. To start off this travelling exhibition, the dummies are on display at The PhotoBookMuseum in Cologne until May. 

Shortlist 2024

Browse all Shortlisted Books on our Youtube Channel 

Lea Greub, DE

No Georgian Dream

19,5 x 24,5cm, 127pp
hardcover, open spine

leagreub.com
@greuble

Ellen Smeets, BE

Reconstructions as fundamental methods

23 x 27cm, 112pp
softcover, Swiss brochure, open spine

ellensmeets.com 
@smeets.ellen

Simon Deppe, DE

Nichts, nichts …

23,5 x 23,5cm, 164pp
hardcover

@simon_deppe

Aimilia A. Theofilopoulos, DE

Die Wand ist nicht tragend

22,5 x 31,5cm, 70pp
softcover with little saddle stitched booklet

aimiliat.de 
@aimiliatheofilopoulos

Yoshikatsu Fujii, JP

Nagi

21 × 27cm, 130pp
softcover, Japanese fold with Japanese binding

reminders-project.org 
@yoshikatsufujii

Samuel Henne, DE

cosmos

23 x 30cm, 240pp
softcover, perfect bound

@samuelhenne

MAryam Touzani, NL/MA

Maktub

18 x 25cm, 64pp
softcover, two saddle stitched booklets in cardboard fold

maryamtouzani.com 
@maryam.touzani

Noga Shragai, IL/PS

APPETITE

15 x 22cm, 75pp
hardcover, open spine

@nogashragai

Ulises Lozano, CH

Coming in

21,5 x 26,4cm, 148pp
hardcover, painted linen

@ul.y

Emanuele Occhipinti, IT

A’ Muntagna

16 x 21cm, 200pp
hardcover with canvas, thread binding

emanueleocchipinti.com 
@emanuele.occhipinti

Debora Mabel Caro Reyes, CL

Unterwegs

13 x 9cm, 88pp
3 softcover booklets with a saddle stitch binding, enclosed in a folder

deboracaro.com
@debora_caro.r

Vixtoria Salomonsen, DK

Your Eyes

14,5 x 19cm, 160pp
softcover, Swiss brochure, open spine

vixtoriasalomonsen.com 
@vixtoriasalomonsen

Oleg Savunov, RU

Nostalgia for Ruins

29,7 x 41,6cm, 22pp
soft cover, saddle stitched

olegsavunov.com 
@somthing_happened

Marika Kochiashvili, GE/ UK

Peeping Dyke

10 x 21,7cm, 30pp
softcover, accordion fold

marikakochiashvili.com
@marika_kochiashvili

Edith Geuppert, DE

The Procedure

16,5 x 24,0cm, 136pp
softcover with open spine in a plastic bag

edithgeuppert.de 
@edithgeuppert

Taisuke Nakano, JP

Phantom/Vibration

18,2 × 25,7cm, 192pp
softcover, Japanese fold with Japanese binding

taisukenakano.com
@taisuke_nkano

Kazuhei Kimura, JP

counterpoint

12,8 × 21cm, 80pp
hardcover, with 3 glued in saddle stitched booklets

@kazuheikimura

Teona Mskhvilidze, GE

miːəm (me/them)

29,4 x 20,8cm, 56pp
hardcover, thread binding

@teona_mskhv

Federico Possati, IT

Almanac of Forgotten Memories

14,8 x 20cm, 368pp
softcover, perfect bound

federicopossati.com 
@federizio

Edgar Martinez, VE

Lucky

18,4 x 22,7cm, 184pp
softcover, saddle stitched with belly band

edgarmartinez.xyz 
@edgarmartinez.xyz

Amanda Sauer, US

Giant Willow Oak

27 x 40,7cm, 68pp
softcover, Swiss brochure, bound to cover

amandasauer.com
@amandajsauer

Tim Gassauer, DE

Lüderitz

20 x 26cm, 150pp
hardcover

timgassauer.com
@timgassauer

Martin de Crignis, DE

The Beauty & The Boys

18cm x 24cm, 200pp
softcover, wire-o-binding


martindecrignis.com
@martindecrignis

Byron Co, PH/DE

MOMENTOUS

23 x 31,5cm, 168pp
hardcover, thread binding, with glassine inserts

byronchris.co 
@byronchrisco

Teresa Pistorius, DE

Like the Waves Appear and Disappear and Appear Again

21 x 27cm, 72pp
hardcover, Swiss brochure, open spine

teresapistorius.com 
@teresapistorius

Yulia Skogoreva, RU

SALT AND TEARS

21 x 24cm, 128pp
softcover, Japanese binding in a traditional Japanese box


yuliasko.com
@yuliasko.ph

Victoria Jung, DE

fever dream

23 x 30cm, 160pp
softcover, spiral bound

victoriajung.de
@victoria.jung_

Francesca Bergamini, IT

Beauty is a currency

17 x 24cm, 151pp
softcover, perfect bound

francescabergamini.com
@frau_bergamini

Bruce Eesly, DE

New Farmer

14,8 x 21cm, 40pp
softcover, saddle stitched

eesly.xyz
@bruceeesly

Leonard Mann, DE

Dancing Stallions

10,1 x 14,1cm, 96pp
hardcover

@mann_leonard

Hayun Chun, KR

/imagine prompt: a swimming pool for artist

15 x 15cm, 104 pp
hardcover in a miniature pool

iamhay.online 
@iamhay

Kyosei Yoshiike, JP

Salvage

70 × 40cm, 92pp
Bradel Allemand,cardboard

4ck-hendrix.studio.site
@4ck_hendrix

Arez Ghaderi, IR

Hello Italy

11,5 x 1 5,5cm, 96pp
softcover, thread binding with fold outs

arezghaderi.com
@arez.ghaderi

Patrik Fica, CZ

Rave in The Grave

20 x 27,4cm, 111pp
softcover, perfect bound, risograph printed

arf.works
@patrik_fica

Colectivo Estética Unisex, MX/ CO

The Book of the Four Actions

12 x 17cm, 208pp
softcover, open spine

editorialuniversitariauanl.publica.la
@futuromoncada

Keiji Fujimoto, JP

equals zero

21 x 14.5cm, 222pp
9 saddle stitched booklets tied together in a slipcase

keijifujimoto.net

Laila Nahar, US

Will you come to Rome with me?

14 x 20,3cm, 128pp
hardcover, Swiss brochure, open spine

lailanahar.com
@naharlaila

Amparo Baquerizas, AR/ ES

Gauchito Querido

18,5 x 23,5cm, 502pp
hardcover Swiss brochure, ribbon page markers

cargocollective.com/abaq
@a.baq

Louis Roth, DE

Fata Morgana

23 x 32cm, 62pp
softcover, saddle stitched

louis-roth.de
@louisroth_

Chloé Nicosia, FR

ONE HUNDRED TRILLION DOLLARS

17 x 24cm, 106pp
softcover, perfect bound

chloenicosia.com
@nicosiachloe

Lin Wei-Lun, TW

Mazu,

10,5 x 14,8cm, 48pp
hardcover, handmade single stitch binding

linweilun.com
@linweilunlin

Cynthia Ruf, DE

creating something leads to nothing

18,5 x 25cm, 144pp
hardcover, open spine

cynthia-ruf.com
@cynthiarufphotography

Carolin Klemm, DE

Bantam rot

15 x 21cm, 96pp
hardcover, thread binding with saddle stitched appendix booklet

@carolinklemm

Dhika Prabowo, ID

ADHA

25 x 35,3cm, 118pp
double sided Japanese Binding wrapped in goat leather jacket

@satriandhika_

Moe Suzuki, JP

Aabuku

27,4mm x 21,4cm, 278pp
hardcover

banyan-b-i.com/
@moesuzuki.bbi

Luisa Maria Stagno, CO/LU

Flip Standard

18 x 18cm, 224pp
softcover, perfect bound

luisamariastagno.com
@luisamariastagno

Alexey Yurenev, RU

Seeing Against Seeing

18 x 11cm, 406pp
softcover, open spine in metal case

yurenev.com
@yurenev

Julia Bohle, DE

SOLSTICE

21 x 29,7cm, 40pp
softcover, open spine, saddle stitched, red acetate cover

juliabohle.com
@jubohlephoto

Anique Jordan, CA

Underbelly

22cm x 32cm, 172pp
hardcover

aniquejjordan.com
@aniquejordan

Onnis Luque, MX

(H)

21,5 x 14,5cm, 69pp
softcover, wire-o-binding

onnisluque.com
@onnisluque_fotografia

Guillaume Holzer, FR

Territoire Nomade

14×21 cm, 96pp
hardcover, Swiss brochure, open spine

gholzer.com
@gholzer_