28th May 2015, at 8.30 p.m.
Ogrodowa 7, Łódź
The exhibition of the winners of the second edition of DEBUTS – the first in Poland project which fosters young photographers in the first steps of their career. DEBUTS project is run by the online photography magazine “doc! photo magazine” and “contra doc!”.
There will be presented works of 36 out of 167 photographers who reached the final this year. To take part in DEBUTS you have to send us your portfolio with 8 photographs. It will be judged by international jury consisting of:
- Regina Anzenberger (Austria) – a curator, the founder of AnzenbergerAgency and AnzenbergerGallery, the director of the festival ViennaPhotoBookFestival;
- Luca Desienna (Great Britain) – the director of the Gomma Books agency, the artistic director of Gomma Magazine and a member of jury of Gomma Photography Grant;
- Ron Haviv (USA) – one of the founders of VII Photo agency, he won World Press Photo and Pictures of the Year International many times and appeared in 6 documentaries;
- Grzegorz Kosmala (Poland) – editor-in-chief of “doc! photo magazine” and “Contra doc!”, the initiator of the DEBUTS project.
- Francesco Zizola (Italy) – one of the founders of Noor Images agency, he won World Press Photo 9 times (in 1996 got the World Press Photo of the Year prize) and Pictures of the Year International.
DEBUTS is for photographers who made their debut in time precisely specified by organizers that is maximum 3 years after their first original publication in the media, or their first exhibition, or their graduation from any photography school.
During the exhibitions also a book “DEBUTS” will have its debut; you can find not only photos but also short biographies of their authors there. The book will be sent to 100 most important world institutions related to photography (museums, galleries, festivals and collectors).
Photographers: Dariusz Bareya, Marta Berens, Paweł Biedrzycki, Alicja Bloch, Paweł Bogumił, Tomasz Böhm, Kinga Brocka, Michał Czech, Katarzyna Dybowska, Katarzyna Gasińska, Mateusz Grybczyński, Mateusz Grymek, Klaudyna Hady, Nadia Issa, Weronika Izdebska, Jadwiga Janowska, Adrian Jaszczak, Mateusz Jaźwiecki, Klaudia Kaczmarczyk, Tomasz Kajszczarek, Arkadiusz Kikulski, Dominika Komowska, Antonina Konopelska, Yulia Krivich, Monika Krzyszkowska, Wiktor Kubiak, Piotr Kutolowski, Mateusz Leźnicki, Paulina Maciejewska, Katarzyna Maluga, Katarzyna Mazur, Marcin Minasowicz, Marcin Mirosławski, Kuba Mozolewski, Maria Nowakowska, Konstancja Nowina Konopka, Karolina Nowosielska, Anna Osetek, Karol Pantelewicz, Justyna Płaczkiewicz, Marta Pociecha, Kaja Rata, Małgorzata Sajur, Jakub Stanek, Maciej Świstek, Magdalena Świtek, Natalia Szemis, Marta Szewczyk, Paweł Tkaczyk, Magdalena Toborowicz-Kuranda, Weronika Tyrpa, Łukasz Ułanowski, Marcin Urbanowicz, Paweł Wieczorek oraz Dawid Żuchowicz.
More information about the project here: docphotomagazine.com/debuts
The patrons of the exhibition: andel’s Hotel Łódź, andel’s photo
The partners of DEBUTS project: Foto-Grafika, Medikon