in)(between.ShaShin Book Award 2014 <English>


An opportunity to exhibit your books for over a month in a photo-gallery in Paris during the most important international photography event in France “Le Mois de la Photo”


About in)(between. gallery

A place for artistic expression and interaction, gelatin silver photography, digital photography, plastic arts and everything in between.
Opened in the summer of 2013 by Luigi Clavareau. in)(between. gallery is dedicated to contemporary photograph.
The gallery supports emerging or established photographers, and especially Japanese artistic scenes.



About Entry

■Application requirements 

in)(between. ShaShin Book Award is open to all Japanese photographers and photographers residing in Japan.

No age restrictions.

No level of expertise restrictions.

The book author should do all entries directly.


■How to register

For each entry it is required to send 2 copies of your photo book.

Please note that the books will not be returned.


■ Conditions

The photo books should be the work of a single author, not that of multiple authors.

We accept published, self-published or unpublished books.

We also accept photo books registered before in other events.

The applicant should be capable of submitting some prints from his/her photo book if selected as one of the 3 finalists.


 ■Photo book format

No restrictions for the size, finishing, or materials.

The book should be bound and have front and back covers.


■Number of entries

The participant can make as many entries as desire.

Each book is counted as a single entry.


How to send your photo book

Please send your books by Airmail.

Shipping cost is responsibility of the applicant.


■Registration fees

20 euros


 How to pay the registration fees

Pay via PayPal during the registration “ENTRY FORM”.


Important Dates

Call for entries: July 20, 2014

Registration Deadline: Please register online and make your payment no later than September 15, 2014.

Books arrival deadline: All of the books must arrive before September 30, 2014.


■Winners announce

The 3-selected finalists will be announced online by mid-October 2014.


Place of the Award

in)(between. gallery in Paris.


Dates of the Award

The opening ceremony will be held in November (TBD)

The Book Exhibition will start November 1st 2014 and closes at the end of 2014.



<For the 3 finalists>

The 3 finalists are invited to exhibit selected prints from their books at PHOTO OFF, an international photo event in Paris during Paris Photo week, from November 13 to16 2014.

The 3 finalists are invited to exhibit selected prints from their books during a group show at in)(between. gallery in 2015.


<For all of the participants>

All of the photo books will be exhibited at in)(between. gallery during the period of in)(between. ShaShin Book Award 2014

All the books will be posted in a special section of Josef CHLADEK’s famous Virtual Bookshelf “http://www.josefchladek.com/


Especially Selected Books will be exhibited/promoted in bookstores in Paris

Photo-Bookstore “Le 29” www.le29.fr

Photo-Bookstore “LE PLAC’ART PHOTO” www.placartphoto.com



Sophie CAVALIERO  Author, business management consultant

Josef CHLADEK  Chief editor of “Virtual Bookshelf JC”, Website producer

Xavier GAUTRUCHE  agent, producer of photography

Molly BENN  Chief editor and writer of “our age is 13”


 About Jury


Sophie portraitBased in Paris, Sophie CAVALIERO is both a consultant and professional instructor in Human Resources Management and an author.Her first book NOUVELLE GARDE, released in October 2011 by the publisher Le Lézard Noir was the result of two years of research especially while looking for new art works for her collection of Japanese contemporary art. This book is now a reference in France if you wish to know about the Japanese contemporary art. RÉVÉLATIONS, her second book by the same publishers, is a follow-up of her researches, but this time focused on Japanese contemporary photography (released in September 2013).
Sophie CAVALIERO also writes books in the field of management and participated in a collective writing about “defining jobs” of the art business. Released in April 2013 under the title LES MÉTIERS DU MARCHÉ DE L’ART by the publisher Gualino Editions.


Virtual Bookshelf JC http://josefchladek.com

josef portraitBorn 1968 in Vienna, master in Physics (Vienna University of Technology). Lives, works, and collects in Vienna, Austria. Over the past 20 years I have worked in different positions for many major online media in Austria (trend, profil, Kurier, autorevue, WirtschaftsBlatt, boerse-exrpress.com, be24.at, …) including web developer, project manager, sales manager and as an executive director. In 2013, I co-founded FC Chladek Drastil GmbH. We are developing web projects for publishing-houses (e.g. Styria, http://boerse-express.com), and book-solutions (http://www.anzenbergergallery-bookshop.com), photo projects (http://finanzmarktfoto.at, http://www.martina-draper.at) and a lot of other interesting stuff.
JC is a passionate reader, collector and book lover – especially of photo books, books about architecture, Dadaism, expressionism, modern literature, just to name a few.




xavier portrait

Primarily influenced by the American documentary photography and then attracted to photojournalism, he left Lyon after graduate studies of photography to Paris. After his first job as assistant of Chief Editor at Gamma agency, he became part of the staff as Picture Editor. In 2006 he created Kuma-Eyes, a small agency dedicated to Japanese photography, one of his passions. Since 2008 he works as a Photo Producer for a large advertising group as well as a consultant for various photographic events and projects.After many years in the professional world of photography he has acquired a real expertise of contemporary photography as well as production and photo artistic management.



Molly BENN
our age is 13 www.ourageis13.com

Molly portraitOriginally from Finland; arrived in France quite young, Molly has been passionate about photography since childhood when she was absorbed by her parents’ photo books. Alongside her studies of history, she worked as an assistant editor for an online photo magazine as well as a photographer’s assistant and after awhile she decided to launch her own online magazine with her business partner Francis Montremy. Molly felt that Today’s photography was not being well represented/included in the cultural press.  As she says: “Today we want to highlight those who shake photography and the photo world and make it accessible to all.”



PHOTO OFF  http://www.photooff.com/
This international photo event is held at “La Bellevilloise” a historical building dating back to 1877, originally a Parisian cooperative for the arts. PHOTO OFF is holding its fifth exhibition in 2014, with a past record of over 9,000 visitors, focusing in the younger generations (20’s to 40’s).
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Bellevilloise http://www.labellevilloise.com/notre-histoire/
A Cultural Center in Paris 20th, a place with more than 100 years of history, reopened in 2005 as a Creative Place for young artists.









Virtual Bookshelf JC http://josefchladek.com
A one of today’s leading Virtual Libraries dedicated to photo books created in 2013 by one of our  juries “Josef CHLADEK. “






La Librairie Photographique Le 29 http://le29.fr/
La Librairie Photographique Le 29, located at 29, rue des Récollets, in Paris 10th. A bookstore dedicated to photography, carrying over 3,500 different photo books and publications including self-published books from famous to emergent artists equally. Le 29 offers a place of gathering especially for young artists, offering talks and book signing events once or twice in a month.







Le PLAC’ART PHOTO http://placartphoto.com/
A secondhand book store and gallery dedicated to photo books, from vintage to recent books from all over the world, located in the gallery district of Saint-Germain-des-Prés in Paris 6th.


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