Winners WTP 2020

The Walter Tiemann Prize 2020 goes to Studio Krispin Heé (Krispin Heé, Tim Wetter) CH DE for the book Kolkata – City of Print. The award comes with 5000 euro prize money. The jury awarded two second prizes worth 1500 euro each. They go to Bardhi Haliti NL XK for May 25 is now October 1 and to Simon Merz DE for META – Publizieren als Kunstwerk.

140 competition entries were submitted from 15 countries. We would like to thank all applicants for their submissions and all patrons for their kind support. Special thanks go to the members of the jury: Ludovic Balland CH, Lilla Hinrichs DE, Kerstin Forster CH, Gesine Grotrian DE, and Bernd Kuchenbeiser DE.

25 May 2020
Dear applicants! Due to the current situation, the return of the submitted books is further delayed. We ask for your patience and thank you for your understanding. In place of the canceled award ceremony and exhibition in Leipzig, we’re currently preparing an online presentation of the winning entries (scheduled for mid June).

Kolkata – City of Print
Kolkata – City of Print Studio Krispin Heé (Krispin Heé & Tim Wetter) CH DE Main Award 2020
Kolkata – City of Print
May 25 is now October 1 Bardhi Haliti NL XK Second Prize 2020
META – Publizieren als Kunstwerk
META – Publizieren als Kunstwerk Simon Merz DE Second Prize 2020

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WTP 2022

The call for entries for the Walter Tiemann Prize 2022 will start in October 2021. Entries must arrive in Leipzig by January 17, 2022. All details as well as the application form will be made available on this site. Applicants may submit books that have been published not before 2020.

American Readers at Home
American Readers at Home Ludovic Balland CH Main Award 2018
Soirée Fantastique
Soirée Fantastique Pierre Pané-Farré DE Second Prize 2018
Die Schönsten Schweizer Bücher 2016
Die Schönsten Schweizer Bücher 2016 Kerstin Landis, Jonas Voegeli CH Second Prize 2018
Anahita Razmi – Tutti – A Score for 19 Vloggers
Anahita Razmi – Tutti – A Score for 19 Vloggers Constanze Hein, Jan Blessing DE Main Award 2016
VVV 1, Very Vary Veri
VVV 1, Very Vary Veri Boy Vereecken BE Second Prize 2016
Jonas Mekas: Scrapbook of the Sixties
Jonas Mekas: Scrapbook of the Sixties Pascal Storz, Fabian Bremer DE Second Prize 2016
Shut Up I’m Counting!
Shut Up I’m Counting! Felix Salut DE Main Award 2014
Matt Connors: A Bell is a Cup
Matt Connors: A Bell is a Cup Robert Milne, Sinisa Mackovic AU US Second Prize 2014
Marginália 1, Rogério Duarte
Marginália 1, Rogério Duarte Manuel Raeder, Mariana Castillo Deball DE MX Second Prize 2014

The award winners of past years

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