From the British Journal of Photography:
Ten photographers have made it into the shortlist for the annual MACK First Book Award; the winning project will be announced in May at Photo London 2020
Set up in 2012 to support emerging and unpublished photographers, MACK’s prestigious First Book Award has announced the shortlist for its ninth edition. The award, which accepts submissions via an open call, has helped to launch the careers of photographers including Paul Salveson, Hayahisa Tomiyasu and Joanna Piotrowska.
This year’s jury included Michael Mack, founder of MACK; Jörg Colberg, writer, educator, and founder of online photography magazine Conscientious; Ellis Jones, editor-in-chief of VICE Magazine; Joanna Piotrowska, winner of the 2014 First Book Award; and Polly Fleury, director of special projects at the Wilson Centre for Photography, London.