DEBUTS (edition 2017)

Łukasz Szamałek

The exhibition presents laureates of the fourth edition of DEBUTS, the project which aim is to promote the most talented emerging Polish photographers.

Despite of the age, the project is open to all beginning photographers who debuted within the last 3 years. DEBUTS is based on a portfolio review run by professional international jury. This year’s jury consisted of:

Peter Bauza (Germany/Argentina) – photographer, laureate of World Press Photo 2017 contest in Contemporary Issues category;

Grzegorz Kosmala (Poland) – editor-in-chief of a quarterly mook doc! photo magazine, originator of DEBUTS;

Olivier Spillebout (France) – promoter of Polish photography in France, creator and director of the Maison de la Photographie gallery and creator of the Transphotographiques Festival in Lille;

Marie-Pierre Subtil (France) – editor-in-chief of 6Mois photojournalism magazine;

Georges Vercheval (Belgium) – photographer, creator and the first director of the Musée de la Photographie in Charleroi, columnist of doc! photo magazine.

Their work results with an exhibition that can be visited only during photographic events and a photo book distributed among the world’s 100 most important institutions dealing with photography. The Łódź exhibition is the first presentation of DEBUTS (edition 2017).


Opening: 3.06, 19.00


Exhibition open: 04.06-11.06, Mon-Sun: 10.00-22.00


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