Parallel Open Call for photographers and curators!

This call aims to select 30 new artists and 6 new curators working with photography to take part in the PARALLEL Platform 3rd Cycle, between September 2019 and November 2020.

Hayley Austin, The Springs, Grand Prix Fotofestiwal 2019

Grand Prix Fotofestiwal 2019 finalists announced!

See whose work you will see during Fotofestiwal 2019!

Five Flavours Film Festival starts tomorrow

Join the unique film event of Fotofestiwal’s partner!

Futures artistic residencies in Łódź

About our residencies programme and artists taking part in it.

Meeting: Anna-Kaisa Rastenberger i Federico Clavarino

Anna-Kaisa Rastenberger and Federico Clavarino – tutors at Parallel Masterclass workshops for photographers and curators in Lodz will have a public meeting about their experience in working in photographic field.

Futures exhibition at Unseen_Fotofestiwal_AgataZubrzycka

Polish photography at Unseen and Fotobok Gbg

Polish artist at international photographic events in Amsterdam and Göteborg.

We announce list of participants for Parallel Masterclass in Lodz

From among over 50 submissions, tutors Anna-Kaisa Rastenberger and Federico Clavarino chose 18 people who will take part in workshops for photographers and curators.

Masterclass workshops in Łódź for curators and photographers

Fotofestiwal – International Festival of Photography in Lodz and Parallel – European Photo based Platform would like to invite you to take part in free of charge workshops for curators and photographers.

The 17th edition of Fotofestiwal is behind us – thank you!

thank you for being with us during these incredibly inspiring 11 days. This year’s adventure is coming to an end and we say goodbye with regret, but surely we can say – see you next year!

The film closing of the Fotofestiwal!

A documentary that delighted the audience of this year’s Cannes and a trip to the sources of the Yangtze River in the Tibetan Plateau – this is the film-closing of the Fotofestiwal! Also, the last day of the festival is dedicated to Zero-Waste and food sharing!


A family open-air game, instant photography workshops with Dawid Furkot and Sklep bez Nazwy or a meeting with Mathieu Asselin, the author of Monsanto®: Photographic Investigations. This is one of the many attractions of the Fotofestiwal closing weekend.

Mathieu Asselin on Fotofestiwal!

Let us invite you to the meeting with a great artist: MATHIEU ASSELIN, who presents the exhibition MONSANTO®: A PHOTOGRAPHIC INVESTIGATION. The meeting will take place on Saturday (30.06) at 4:30 pm in Art Inkubator (the Fotofestiwal Centre).

What does cinema say about (Human) Nature?

Join us at the Fotofestiwal for the film program. This is a cross-section of the most interesting films that have changed not only the genre of natural science, but have significantly influenced the language of the film.

Zero Waste, wege-workshops & food-sharing!

W najbliższych dniach Fotofestiwal i Uniwersytet Łódzki zapraszają do Strefy Edukacyjną!

Sunday at Fotofestiwal

Check the most insteresting events going on this Sunday.

Grand Prix 2018 and Photographic Publication of the Year winners are announced!

We are opening Fotofestiwal, announcing the results of the Grand Prix competition and awarding the title of Photographic Publication of the Year.

What’s happenin’ in da town?

Check out what will be happening in the urban space during the opening week of the festival.


This Thursday – the opening of Fotofestiwal 2018!

Yes, we also ask ourselves: is it really now?

Join us for photowalks and instant photography workshops!

Zapraszamy na bezpłatne fotospacery po Elektrociepłowni EC3 oraz warsztaty z fotografii natychmiastowej.


What can you do with the invitation?

This year’s invitation to the festival, produced in a small number, is also an envelope.


First opening nights of photographic events!

First opening night of photographic exhibitions in Łódź.


List of the participants of the Polish Portfolio Review

Znamy listę uczestników Ogólnopolskiego Przeglądu Portfolio.

Registration for the Fotofestiwal KIDS workshop is under way!

Space for children and parents with safe toys and books, workshops and guided tours for toddler shows, outdoor games…

Polish Paradise at Triennial of Photography, Hamburg

The Triennial of Photography in Hamburg is right around the corner! Its rich programme includes the presentation of photobooks and art projects by Polish photographers.

We publish list of participants of PHOTO-MATCH 2018

We’re happy to publish the list of participants list of the PHOTO-MATCH 2018: completely different portfolio review.

Open-call for PHOTO-MATCH: Completely different portfolio review

PHOTO-MATCH’s model, developed by the Fotofestiwal collective, breathes new life into the outdated formula of portfolio reviews.

Franek Ammer as a reviewer of the portfolio at the Derby Festival.

Franek Ammer, one of the permanent collaborators and curators of Fotofestiwal, will appear on April 21 as a portfolio reviewer at the FORMAT photography festival in Derby, England.

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Join the best team of volunteers in the city!

We’re delighted to invite you to work as a volunteer during the 17th annual International Photography Festival in Łódź.


Human nature and the 17th edition of Fotofestiwal

This year’s edition of Fotofestiwal touches upon the issues of nature and humanity.

Fotofestiwal 2018

Photographic Publication of the Year 2018

We encourage you to send books for the next edition of the Photographic Publication of the Year competition.

Fotofestiwal is a part of Parallel. New Artists and New Curators edition is now open.

The selected artists and curators will be part of the second cycle of PARALLEL – European Photo Based Platform, starting in June 2018 and ending in September 2019.


Photographic Publication of the Year 2017 in Warsaw

On March 11 in Warsaw, as part of Dzień Fotografii, the Photographic Publication of the Year 2017 exhibition co-organized by Fotofestiwal will be shown.


Save the date!

We can’t wait to share it with you! This year’s edition of Fotofestiwal takes place between 21 June and 01 July. We also share the theme!


Grand Prix Fotofestiwal 2018 finalists!

The time has come! We are happy to announce the finalists of the Grand Prix Fotofestiwal 2018.


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