AWARD: One winner dummy will be produced in mass as offset printing, will be published and distributed in the global photobook market.

Terms of References:

  1. There’s no age limit.
  2. International applications are accepted.
  3. The dummy books of the participating artists may have participated, exhibited, been finalists or won other book festival contests and awards.
  4. Those who have already self-published their books in a limited number of editions up to 100 can also participate in the competition.
  5. The dummy books of the participating artists should not have been published by a publishing house before.
  6. To apply, after filling the online form in the festival website than process the correct amount of payment via paypal.
  7. The physical copies of the books should be sent to the address written below by post with the PAYPAL payment reciept.
  8. The deadline of the arrival of the books is 13th April 2018.
  9. The books will be exhibited in the “ FINALIST BOOKS EXHIBITION ” exhibition within the 3rd Istanbul Photobook Festival, and will be included in the FUAM Dummy Book Library Collection after the exhibition as a donation.
  10. For the ones who wants to receive back their books after the exhibition should pay the correct additional reshipment fee during the payment. (The reshipment fee could be different depending on the location.)
  11. The applications which are violating the terms of references will not be evaluated.


Application Fees: (including %18 TAX)
For 1 dummy book €30
For 2 dummy book €50
For 3 dummy book €70


Reshipment of the dummy books: (including %18 TAX):
For Europe and Middle East: +€15
For Far East, North, and South America, Africa: +€20
For Australia and New Zealand: +€25


Please fill in the form to register to apply to the “FUAM DUMMY BOOK AWARD” in Istanbul Photobook Festival 2018.

Apply for IPF #2 FUAM Dummy Book Awards





You can use the button below to pay online via PAYPAL.


Address of FUAM to send your dummy books for “FUAM DUMMY BOOK AWARD”:
FUAM, Fotoğraf Uygulama ve Araştırma Merkezi
Mimar Sinan Güzel Sanatlar Üniversitesi Fındıklı Kampüsü
Meclis-i Mebusan Caddesi No:24 Fındıklı, Istanbul, TURKIYE

Istanbul Photobook Festival is organised by FUAM (Photography Research & Applications Center) which is a non-profit organisation of Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Istanbul. All the applications fees will be used for the expences to realise Istanbul Photobook Festival.

To get in contact for the festival:

Mert Çağıl Türkay
Vice Coordinator
T: +90 535 950 08 68

Volkan Kızıltunç
Festival Coordinator
+90 535 983 13 48

For all other information: