The Call for Entries Art Books Wanted was created by Edition Lidu with the goal of supporting Art and Book culture worldwide. They received submissions in wide range of art book forms by illustrators, designers and writers from all over the world.
The Results and Selected Authors from ART BOOKS WANTED 2012 were presented internationally via media partners and during EDITION LIDU’s exhibitions with over 60 000 visitors. EDITION LIDU started a cooperation with participant authors and provided them with interesting creative and selling opportunities.
Here is the list of the Winners 2012 : BEST EXPERIMENTAL BOOK & PUBLIC VOTE WINNER La Piscina (The Pool) – Andrea Cavallini & Elisa Sabatinelli (Italy), BEST AUTHOR’S BOOK Radost a žalost (Joy and Sorrow) – Martina Hamouzová (Czech Republic), BEST CHILDREN’S BOOK Mountains – Antonio Ladrillo (Spain), BEST INTERACTIVE BOOK Cirkus Scartoni – Kateřina Sechovcová (Czech Republic), BEST BOOK OBJECT My voids – Sara Declercq (Belgium), BEST ACTIVITY BOOK My leporello – Studio Kultivar (Czech Republic), BEST ILLUSTRATION Duše (Soul) – Tereza Vostradovská (Czech Republic), BEST CONCEPT The World’s First Fully Edible Book – De Kwartiermakers, Vos Broekema & Melanie Drent (The Netherlands), BEST COMICS Sicktown – Františka Lachmanová (Czech Republic), HONORABLE MENTION El pasaporte hacia la felicidad (The passport to happiness) – Inge Nouws (Spain), HONORABLE MENTION Na pam iat…uje (in memory of…) – Pavlína Zemanová (Czech Republic), HONORABLE MENTION Weekend in Berlin – Peter J. Bartel (Sweden)