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The winner and nominees for this year’s Nordic Dummy Award

Terje Abusdal, Slash and Burn
Simon Berg, Soil
Damian Heinisch, Fünfundvierzig
Karoliina Paatos, Cowboy Girls
Sanne Vils Axelsen, Vindtid

The winner of the Nordic Dummy Award, Terje Abusdal, with his dummy Slash and Burn, was announced at Landskrona Foto Festival on Saturday, 9 September and will be published by Kehrer Verlag, Heidelberg.

The five shortlisted candidates will go on a Nordic tour: following Landskrona Foto Festival (SE), the books will travel to Göteborg Fotobokfestival, Göteborg (SE), Centrum for fotografi, Stockholm (SE), Galleri Entrée, Bergen (NO), Tromsø Kunstforening, Tromsø (NO), Galleri Image, Aarhus (DK), Fotografisk Center, Copenhagen (DK), Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki (FI), Northern Photographic Centre, Oulu (FI), Reykjavik Museum of Photography (IS) and Galleri Format in Malmö.

The jury of the 2017 consisted of: Dragana Vujanovic Östlind (Chief Curator, Hasselblad Foundation), Toni Vallasjoki (Photobooks from Finland), Klaus Kehrer (Kehrer Verlag), Johan Rosenmunthe (Artist, Co-founder of Lodret Vandret, New Shelter Plan and the art book festival One Thousand Books) and Stephanie von Spreter (Director, Fotogalleriet).

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