Established by Yogurt Magazine, the Biennale focuses on photo books and independent publishing, with annual events and Charta Photobook Award; Winners will have the opportunity to receive funding to publish their photography books.
Galleri Image and Aarhus School of Architecture have held photography book activities every year since 2014 to promote and study photography books, trying to discuss photography books from artistic, communication and academic perspectives.
The Fotobookfestival Kassel is a charitable foundation that has been engaged with the artistic medium of the photobook and has presented it in all its facets since 2008. It was the first festival of its kind dedicated to the photographic book and has founded two novel book awards: The KASSEL DUMMY AWARD for the best photobook mock-up of the year has awarded emerging talents a complete photobook-production since 2010.
Founded in 1975, the German Photobook Prize is a competition in which the jury awards the best photobooks in German-speaking countries. The award honours special achievement by authors, photographers and publishers in the photobook sector.
Hochschule der Medien is a public university (funded by the state of Baden-Württemberg) which teaches media specialists. Since September 1st, 2001, Hochschule der Medien has brought together the combined know-how of the former Fachhochschule für Druck und Medien (HDM) – a traditional educational institution for printing- and media-technologies – and Hochschule für Bibliotheks- und Informationswesen (HBI).
As the globally active cultural institution of the Federal Republic of Germany, Goethe Institut advocate for understanding between Germany, Europe and the world. The framework agreement with the German Federal Foreign Office is the foundation for this work. Worldwide, Goethe Institut provide information about the cultural and societal diversity of Germany and Europe. 158 Goethe-Instituts in 98 countries together with numerous partner institutions form the basis of global network.