Silver MedalThe Netherlands

★★★

Conrad McRae. Youth League Tournament
Ari Marcopoulos (photograpy)
Design: Roger Willems
Format: 16,4 cm × 21,9 cm
Pages: 816
Copies: 1200
Printer: Drukkerij Tienkamp, Groningen
Publisher: Roma Publications, Amsterdam
ISBN: 9789492811752

Jury ‘s comment:

A book about a basketball youth tournament in Brooklyn. Almost no text – the photos tell the story. The story of the players, their hood, their community. Pictures that speak – superbly edited and perfectly printed on well-chosen paper. Flipping through the pages is reminiscent of the sound of a basketball falling through the net.


Silver MedalChina

★★★

Memory Searching of Dances in Talks –
The Oral History of Intangible Cultural Heritage Dances in Shandong Province
Cui Ye
Design: Zhang Zhiqi
Format: 21 cm × 29,5 cm
Pages: 688
Printer: Beijing Artron Art Printing Co.,Ltd., Beijing
Publisher: Higher Education Press, Beijing
ISBN: 9787107311468

Jury ‘s comment:

Browsing through this book about a traditional Chinese dance has a performative character. Coloured threads are woven into the open spine, different papers used creating an interesting rhythm. Even crepe, the material of the robes worn while dancing, has been integrated. This book exudes joie de vivre.