On the occasion of Photolux Festival. International Biennial of Photography 2022, Photolux and L’Artiere Edizioni are promoting an international competition dedicated to photographic books.
The competition aims to identify the best unpublished editorial project, which will be given visibility and an opportunity for realization. The project will be curated by Eva-Maria Kunz and published by the publishing house L’Artiere Edizioni, with the contribution of Photolux Festival.

The jury of the PhotoBoox Award 2022 is composed of:
Irene Attinger (independent curator)
Ana Casas Broda (Hydra+Fotografía)
Yumi Goto (independent curator and founder Reminders Photography Stronghold)
Eva-Maria Kunz (ceiba editions)
G. Gamberini (L’Artiere Edizioni)


“A cloud above me” by Alejandra Arevalo
“Transparencias de lar” by Ilana Bar
“Latidoamerica” by Javier Arcenillas
“Piccoli baci” by Quetzal Maucci
“The Many Wives of Mr.Lippka” by Sina Niemeyer
“Ichfolgedessen” by Steffi Drerup
“Hiroshima Graph/Everlasting Flow” by Yoshikatsu Fujii
“Spin” by Yusuke Takagi


The winner ofPhotoboox Award 2022 isSpin by Yusuke Takagi!

The jury said:
After a long discussion, also due to the large number and high quality of the dummies received, the jury is happy to have unanimously chosen the winning project of this year’s PhotoBoox Award. Yusuke Takagi tackles the world problem of alcoholism and addiction in a very personal way in his artist book “SPIN”. He invites us into his family history, mixing poetic, abstract and archival material in the most effective way, in an intergenerational rotation. Through the publication of this book and the exhibition at the Photolux Festival, the jury aims to reach a large audience.