Verlag Kettler
The printing and publishing house Verlag Kettler is the sponsor of our Kassel Dummy Award. The book that wins First Prize of the award will be produced by and included in the publishing program of the Verlag Kettler, Germany. Verlag Kettler will take over the costs of production, project-support, distribution and marketing to the sum of up to 12,000 Euro.

The winners of the Second- and Third Prize of our annual Kassel Dummy Award will get a production voucher worth 500 and 300 Euro for future projects donated by our partner, who specializes in high-quality book productions in small quantities.

Wanderer Druck
The printing company Wanderer Druck, Hannover, is the sponsor of our annual Kassel Photobook Award. The annual catalog will be produced bei Wanderer Druck, Hannover on high end digital printing equipment.


Fine Art Printer
IMA Magazine
LFI International
Photo international
Photo Presse


Istanbul Photobook Festival
Turkey’s first PHOTOBOOK Festival will be held in Istanbul for the second time on 28-30 April 2017. The festival will again be organised by FUAM (Photography Practice and Research Centre) and will be hosted by Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University in Istanbul. This year Istanbul Photobook Festival is also collaborating with Kassel FOTOBOOKFESTIVAL, and Kassel FOTOBOOKFESTIVAL will take place partly at the Istanbul Photobook Festival with its shortlisted books and best books exhibitions. Also the final jury and prize ceremony will be held during Istanbul Photobook Festival to announce both FUAM DUMMY BOOK AWARD winner and KASSEL DUMMY AWARD winners together.

Moscow Photobook Festival
The 2017 Moscow Photobook Festival is the capital’s first large-scale international event dedicated to promoting and supporting the photobook industry. The festival will involve extensive exhibition and education programs, as well as dummy contest. The first MPF aims to present audiences with the photobook as a contemporary visual medium in its own right, enable horizontal cultural connections and international networking, and, most importantly, give people a chance to meet and talk. The festival will be based in the Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography.

Fotofestiwal Lodz
Information to come soon.


Fotogalleriet Oslo
IED Madrid

Fotobookfestival Kassel