10th Kassel Dummy Award 2019
We are happy to announce our 10th KASSEL DUMMY AWARD in 2019! This year we again invite all photographers worldwide to take part and to send us their unpublished photobook mock-up for the KASSEL DUMMY AWARD contest. In a first round, the best 50 books will be shortlisted by a jury at the end of April 2019. These books will be exhibited at several international photo events. From the shortlisted titles, 3 winners will be chosen by an international jury during Photo España in Madrid in June 2019. The book that wins will be produced and published by our new festival cooperation partner MAS, the leading Turkish photobook printing and binding house from Istanbul, in cooperation with the Fotobookfestival Kassel. Any photographer from around the world can enter. There is a charge of 36 € per entry and book, with options for sending back the books you entered.
The KASSEL DUMMY AWARD is the dummy competition for the best unpublished photobook mock-up of the year. Together with our cooperation partners, the festival invites all photographers worldwide to take part. 50 books will be selected for the shortlist and exhibited in Kassel and at other international photo events. 3 winners will be chosen by an international jury. The winner of the First Prize will be produced and published.
Any photographer from around the world who accepts the following conditions can participate by registering for the competition and submitting an unpublished work as a physical book. All books published digitally or by self-publishing in small print-runs or through a photobook-publishing platform like blurb can be submitted.
Copyrights & Usage Rights:
The entrant declares that he/she is the owner of all copyright, usage-, application and other protection rights, or if he/she is not the owner of these rights – that he/she has the permission of the owners of these rights and is able to use them without a time or spatial limit and is able to transfer them. Given that this is provided for, the entrant transfers to the Kasseler Fotografie Festival gUG (haftungsbeschränkt) the right to selective publication in the media. Furthermore, permission is granted to publish and duplicate all submitted works during, and in the name of the Fotobookfestival Kassel through the Kasseler Fotografie Festival gUG (haftungsbeschränkt). An obligation to remunerate does not apply. The entrant also ensures that foreign rights, especially foreign copyright and similar regulations of the initiator, the entrant or any third parties, will not stand in the way of the above-mentioned transfer of rights. The entrant releases the Kasseler Fotografie Festival gUG (haftungsbeschränkt) from all possible claims on any legal grounds. Copyright and the above-mentioned usages of the photobook designs apart from the Kasseler Fotografie Festival gUG (haftungsbeschränkt) remain with the entrants and the authors.