Call for applications - Revelation Artist’s Book 2021

01 Apr 2021

In partnership with MAD (Multiple Art Days), the ADAGP, the Society of Authors in the Visual Arts, is pleased to announce the fith edition of the Artist’s Book Talent Revelation intended to support and promote contemporary creation in the discipline of artists’ books.



The prize-winner will receive an endowment from ADAGP of € 5,000, a presentation of the book in the ADAGP's galery and have his or her portrait filmed and presented on the Arte website. The winner will be announced during the Multiple Art Days (MAD), an annual event dedicated to contemporary publishing practices under the artistic direction of Sylvie Boulanger (Director of the cneai =) and Michael Woolworth (Director of the Atelier Michael Woolworth).

MAD’s selection committee will make the pre-selection of 20 artist books who will run for the prize:



• Emerging Artist (never exhibited in solo show in Institutions)

• Working or residing in France

• Published in 2020/2021 before September 1st 2021

• Edition of 15 to 1,000 copies (can be signed and / or numbered)

• Excluding magazines, fanzines or prints made for a current deluxe edition


Click to apply



• Call for applications: March 2021


• Meeting of the Scientific Committee of MAD: July 2020

• ADAGP jury meeting: Thursday, September 9, 2021 


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