This year, the most important events of the opening weekend begin after dark…
On the opening day, June 13th, we encourage you to stay in the festival center until 10:00 PM, when the Grand Prix Fotofestiwal 2019 slide show will begin – awards and a dance part of the program with African rhythms of DJ Saw / Tur and DJ Turbofax from Hamburg. More information here.
On 14th of June (Friday), in the unique location of the Łódź Butterfly building at 21 Sienkiewicza Street, we will again combine dance with photography: Jazztko will take care of the music and in the meantime in the former lecture halls and rooms of the Łódź University you will find screenings of projects prepared by artists nominated to participate in the international Futures platform. We will see the works of Katarzyna Wąsowska, Iacopo Pasqui, Elena Subach, Patrycja Wojtas, Karolina Wojtas. Until midnight there will be three other exhibitions open in the building. More here.
On June 15th (Saturday), Fotofestival’s 18th birthday party! At 8:00 PM the Artistic Book Museum will open two exhibitions and at 9:00 PM the owners of the institution, Mr. and Mrs. Tryzno, will show you around the interiors of the building and their studios. At 9:30 PM we will listen to the band Prześwit and watch the show prepared by Piotr Zbierski as a complement to the project shown in the space of Art_Inkubator. The event will close with Warte:mal from Copenhagen – a DJ moving between genres such as post-hip-hop, ghetto funk, glitch or psychedelic downbeat. More information here.
Of course, there is more: halfway mark party in P29 and the end of the festival in Niebostan… Detailed info coming soon.