The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 Monday, August 2, 2021


Kraszna-Krausz Photography and Moving Image Book Awards 2021 announce winning titles
Dream is Wonderful, Yet Unclear by Maria Kapajeva, Published by Milda Books, 2020.



LONDON.- The Kraszna-Krausz Foundation has announced the winners of the 2021 Kraszna-Krausz Photography and Moving Image Book Awards. The winning titles have been chosen as exemplary demonstrations of originality and excellence in the fields of moving image and photography book publishing, from the past year. The titles explore a range of themes, with particular cultural relevance for our current times including most notably cultural identity; collective experiences; social injustices; migration and memory, and global settings from India to Estonia and Africa. Each prize category is awarded £5,000.

Sunil Gupta has been jointly awarded the Photography Book Award for Sunil Gupta: From Here To Eternity, Edited by Mark Sealy (published by Autograph in association with The Photographers’ Gallery, London, and the Ryerson Image Centre, Toronto)

Through a detailed and richly personal documentation, Gupta’s unique vision and political practice is explored alongside his activism and instrumental efforts for LGBTQ+ rights across his career. The book is beautifully set against intimate family and personal moments from Gupta’s past. Gupta is at the forefront of public attention, with the first major retrospective of his work, curated by Dr Mark Sealy MBE, the editor of this book, currently on show at The Photographers’ Gallery until 31 May 2021.

Maria Kapajeva has been jointly awarded the Photography Book Award for Dream is Wonderful, Yet Unclear (published by Milda Books)

Drawing on personal experiences of her childhood community in Estonia in the lead up to transition to independence from Russian State control, Kapajeva’s beautifully designed publication explores female collectivity, community and independence. At the heart of the book is the textile factory which played a central role in the town. The factory’s influence extends to the physical manifestation of the book, which is intricately bound in a patterned fabric created by Kapajeva’s mother, a head designer at the mill.




Speaking about the joint winners, Professor Anna Fox, Judge, said: “The titles are two pertinent stories, beautifully told through a combination of carefully selected images, texts and inventive design, and resonant with the social and political conditions of contemporary times.”

Marie-Hélène Gutberlet and Brigitta Kuster have been awarded the Moving Image Book Award for their books On the Run: Perspectives on the Cinema of Med Hondo and 1970—2018 and Interviews with Med Hondo (Archive Books and Arsenal – Institut für Film und Videokunst).

Gutberlet and Kuster’s texts offer a rich insight and tribute into the life works of the late multi-faceted filmmaker and pioneer of African cinema, Med Hondo, capturing the scope and spirit of his practices. Hondo’s works centre around the question of what cinema means from an African perspective and examine a long history of colonialism, racism and cultural ignorance that remains pertinent today.

“A long overdue monograph on a significant and influential filmmaker, who is also one of the pioneers of African cinema. These appropriately beautiful books combine to create a portrait which offers insights into Hondo's profound intellect and humanity. I hope that this publication is the necessary catalyst to make Med Hondo's films available to a wider audience.” – Professor Gideon Koppel, Judge, Moving Image Book Award

Sir Brian Pomeroy CBE, Chair of the Kraszna-Krausz Foundation said: “There were so many fantastic submissions to the Awards this year, and we continue to see the industry grow in creativity, ingenuity and design. This year’s winners are true reflections of the international landscape within which the Awards operate and demonstrate the importance of photography and moving image books in giving a voice to the unheard, and shining a light on contemporary issues and society. ”

Brett Rogers OBE, Director of The Photographers’ Gallery said: “We are especially delighted to see the 2021 Photography Book Award jointly awarded to two artists we are proud to have worked with. Sunil Gupta: From Here to Eternity’, edited by Dr Mark Sealy, was produced to accompany Gupta’s major 2020 retrospective at The Photographers' Gallery (re-opening 17 - 31 May 2021) and Maria Kapajeva was featured in our acclaimed 2012 Olympics presentation, ‘The World in London’.

We also want to extend our congratulations to Marie-Hélène Gutberlet and Brigitta Kuster, winners of this year’s Moving Image Book Award, whose study of film-maker, Med Hondo, feels especially relevant in today’s political and social landscape. We hope you will join us for a special digital event we are hosting with the winners of these prestigious awards in June.”










Today's News

May 30, 2021

MoMA built a house. Then it disappeared. Now it’s found.

Palazzo Grassi - Punta della Dogana presents a major exhibition dedicated to Bruce Nauman

Go vegan to save planet? UK show looks at eco cost of meat

Hauser & Wirth Southampton opens 'There's There There' curated by Rashid Johnson

Andrew Kreps Gallery opens an exhibition of new works by Liz Magor

Faye Schulman, who fought Nazis with a rifle and camera, dies

He came to Berlin to change the world. Then the world changed Berlin.

Sotheby's $40.7 million May design sales drive record-breaking spring season in New York and Paris

Superflux's "vast, immersive" installation opens in Vienna

Ido Bruno to step down as Director of Israel Museum, Jerusalem in late 2021

Color Field paintings from 1960s and 70s by artist Willem de Looper at David Richard Gallery

Thomas Erben opens a solo exhibition with Philadelphia-based artist Anne Minich

Toppled UK slave trader statue to go on temporary display

The National Gallery of Canada announces the passing of Cornelia Hahn Oberlander CC OBC

Art Fund launches new 'Reimagine Grants' to support the future of museums and galleries

Kraszna-Krausz Photography and Moving Image Book Awards 2021 announce winning titles

Alix Dobkin, who sang songs of liberation, dies at 80

Miller & Miller announces June 12th Watches & Jewelry Auction

Clyfford Still Museum announces Joyce Tsai as next director

New exhibition charts sixty years of life, work and leisure in Berwick upon Tweed

Paul Revere, Jr. spoon sets world record in $2.4 million fine silver auction at Heritage

Romy St. Hilaire becomes Now + There's first-ever Curatorial Fellow

The finest post-war Bank of England note in the public domain sells for £27,280

Malaika Temba receives YoungArts Jorge M. Pérez Award

The Need for PDF to Word Conversion




Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 



Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
(1941 - 2019)
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

sa gaming free credit

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org avemariasound.org juncodelavega.com facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful