Fotofestiwal 2021 Open Call Finalists!

We have chosen the finalist of the Open Call from a record amount of submissions! Check whose work you will see in the Open Program.

Join month-long digital photography festival

Online exhibitions, discussions panels, portfolio review and many more.

Photography, cabins and cacti

If not Łódź – Kaunas then!

Second – and last – part of the festival starts

We close up the Collection Theme with exhibition based on one of the biggest collection of contemporary photography in Europe.

Polish photography at ManifestO – Photo Confluence of Toulouse

Third part of Polish Paradise 2020 starts this week in France.

Polish Paradise 2020 at Nida. International Photography Symposium

Second part of our program – aimed to promote Polish artists abroad.

Firt part of the festival is over

Choć ten rok nie jest podobny do żadnego innego, publiczność Fotofestiwalu nie zawiodła.

Last weekend of the first part of the festival

We’re not saying bye yet, but it is the last time to see most of the exhibitions and join some major events.

Olga Drenda on collections of vernacular photography.

Olga Drenda writes for Fotofestiwal on vernacular photography, various collections of inferior value, and photos of breakfasts, dinners and lunches.

“Our curse” and “Ondine” available online!

Oscar nominated short documentary and latest feature with Bartosz Bielenia – online at Fotofestiwal!

Winners of PHOTO-MATCH: Portfolio Review 2020

We have chosen the winners of PHOTO-MATCH:portfolio Review, who will show their projects as solo exhibitions during next years editions of Fotofestiwal and Krakow Photomonth.

Another seven exhibitions are published online

You can see Open Program and one of the biggest collection presented at Fotofestiwal without going out of home.

Film Week at Fotofestiwal

„Finding Vivian Maier”, „Rear Window”, online screenings of films by Magda Hueckel and Tomek Śliwiński and the weirdest event of the festival.

First online exhibitions

First two exhibitions to be watched without going out of home!

The opening weekend of the festival

Magical garden, opening of the exhibitions with table tennis and photobook meeting with the coffee. Let’s start the festival!

Online tickets are on sale!

This year we strongly encourage you to buy ticket online!

When, at what time and how

We just has published detailed information on tickets, hours of entry and detailed schedule of the event.

Collections in (not only) music

Słuchajcie z nami autorskich audycji w Radio Kapitał. Jak inni widzą i słyszą temat kolekcji?

Galleries all over Łódź are opening photographic exhibitions

This Sunday Galeria Bałucka will launch the first accompanying exhibition.

Objet trouvé in a dumpster or how a collector can rehabilitate rubbish

Kora Tea Kowlaska talks about trash, culture, art and how to combine them.

Polish Paradise in Riga

Join us for presentations of Polish photography at Riga Photomonth!

Completely different portfolio review!

New Portfolio Review in collaboration with Krakow Photomonth. Win an exhibition!


If you wish to experience culture outside the internet, we invite you to Łódź between 6 and 23 August.

Watch “Man with a Plastic Bag” online

You can watch ‘Man with a Plastic Bag’ by Jakub Polakowski online until the 31st of May. Link in the news content.

New visual identity of Fotofestiwal

Fotofestiwal has a pleasure of collaborating for the second time with the graphic design studio and creative agency Progressivo.

We announce the festival theme!

What is hidden behind the need to collect, own and catalogue photographs?


Meet the artist we’ll be working with this year!


We already know that we will not meet – as we planned earlier – in June in Łódź.

First exhibition announcement

Frederic Jameson once said that it is easier to imagine the end of the world than to imagine the end of capitalism…

Fotofestiwal 2020 Open Call Finalists!

Here they are: seven exceptionally talented people whose exhibitions you’ll be able to see in Lodz during the upcoming edition of the Fotofestiwal!


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