The dummy clinic is a session in which photographic dummies (maquettes de livres) are critiqued by experts in the field. It's an opportunity for photographers to present their work in progress to professionals such as publishers, museum curators, graphic desgners, established photographers. The main aim of a portfolio is to obtain constructive feedback, advice and opportunities to promote and develop one's photographic career.

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Sunday 23 June

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Zhen SHI

Founded in 2015 by French-Chinese artist Zhen SHI, La Maison de Z is a publishing house specializing in visual art and a platform covering various interests, including contemporary photography and independent publications. We see publishing as a way of research to explore the intricate interplay between memory and reality. From concept to design, from visual image to material, we’ve been persistently challenging the boundaries of paper as a vehicle while examining the essence of art books as a media language.

French & English

Photo editor, book designer, art director of the BLOW UP PRESS publishing house. Photo- and art books designed by her won many international prestigious awards, including European Design Awards (2024), Polish Graphic Design Awards (2019, 2022), Prix Bob Calle du livre d’artiste (2023), International Photography Awards (2018, 2019, 2020, 2021), Maribor Photobook Awards (2020), PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris (2019), Grand Press Photo (2018, 2019), longlisted for Kraszna-Krausz Photography Book Award (2022), shortlisted for Rencontres d’Arles Book Awards (2022), Lucie Photo Book Award (2022), and PHotoESPAÑA (2018, 2019, 2020, 2023), amongst others. Recognised as one of three Magazine Visual Editors of the Year in the 2018 Pictures of the Year International (POY75) contest.


Founder of Tipi Bookshop, an independent bookstore located in Brussels, specializing exclusively in photobooks. Established in 2012, with Tipi Bookshop, he aimed to create a dedicated space that celebrates the art of the photobook. The shop's focus is on showcasing a diverse range of photographic works, from emerging talents to renowned photographers. The unique niche of Tipi Bookshop has allowed it to carve out a significant presence in the international photobook community. Copetti curates the selection meticulously, ensuring that it reflects both artistic quality and cultural relevance. This careful curation has made the bookshop a destination for photographers, collectors, and anyone passionate about the art of photography.

French & English

Graphic designer, works at NASK, a Swiss award winning branding consultancy and design studio based in Geneva. We produce strategic design and encourage knowledge.

We specialise in branding, graphic design, editorial design, design management and art-direction.

Our agile and scalable approach is rooted in an international network of leading experts in the fields of visual communication, arts and culture.

NASK won the Most Beautiful Swiss Books in 2021 and the Swiss Design Award in 2013.


Digital entrepreneur, photographe, graphiste, musicien et éditeur belge. Photographe compulsif, travailleur infatigable, son œuvre s’étire avec cohésion, des images extraites de son univers musical à des portraits toujours délicats ou des images très surprenantes prises lors de ses voyages.

Il multiplie les expositions et les publications en tant que photographe et graphiste, les collaborations avec différents magazines. Avide d’images, sa fascination pour la photographie l’amena à mettre en lumière le travail de ses contemporains en créant en 2013 les Editions du Caïd, maison d’édition de livres à vocation artistique.

French & English

Specialises in publishing works by both established and emerging artists Titles include books by artists as diverse as Boris Mikhailov, Patti Smith, Corinne Day, Hans-Peter Feldmann, Ryan Gander, Thomas Ruff, Robert Mapplethorpe, Ryan McGinley, Nick Waplington.

MÖREL works closely with writers and curators on their projects including Simon Baker, Nina Power, David Campany, Irvine Welsh, & Omar Kholief.

Approaching each project as a collaboration, MÖREL actively engages with artists throughout the conception, editing, and design phases.

The goal is to craft an artist's book that embraces idiosyncrasies, deliberately steering away from the conventions of traditional publisher-produced books. At times the design phase also includes works by other artists including covers by Painter George Condo, Poet/Artist Rene Ricard, Designer Pablo Ferro.

MÖREL views the book as an important aspect of an artist’s practice and as a powerful cultural conduit.


Meteoro Editions is a publishing house founded by visual artist Pablo Lerma in 2018 in New York City, and based in Amsterdam.

Working with a variety of imagemakers and visual artists around the world, Meteoro Editions creates art publications with a focus on projects that deal with vernacular photography, archives, utopias and fictional representations of the world.