16.08.2020 Winners of PHOTO-MATCH: Portfolio Review 2020

Sebastian Collet,Ghost Man

We announce the winners of PHOTO MATCH: PORTFOLIO REVIEW 2020 / Online edition!

From among 20 participants of this year’s portfolio review, the team of Krakow Photomonth and Fotofestiwal in Lodz selected two winners who will present their projects in the form of exhibitions during upcoming editions of both festivals – Krakow Photomonth Festival 2021 Fotofestiwal in Lodz 2021.

The exhibition as a result of the portfolio review is this year’s novelty in the event formula. It was a unique edition in many aspects: it was created for the first time by the Krakow Photomonth and Fotofestiwal together, for the first time in an online version, which allowed to invite participants from all over the world, with an event scenario combining PHOTO MATCH in Lodz and Krakow Photomonth’s Portfolio Review. On August 7th, twenty experts and twenty photographers took part in group and individual creative consultations. As a result, the program councils of both festivals chose two projects that will be shown in the form of exhibitions during the upcoming editions in 2021.

The winners of PHOTO MATCH: PORTFOLIO REVIEW 2020 / Online edition are:

  • Sebastian Collet, project Ghost Man – exhibition in Łódź, Fotofestiwal 2021
  • Marta Bogdańska, project SHIFTERS – exhibition in Kraków, MFK 2021

Sebastian Collet, Ghost Man

Marta Bogdańska, SHIFTERS

The level of presented work was very high, so in addition to selecting two winners who will present their work in the form of exhibition, the jury decided to shortlist 5 artists whose projects stood out and attracted the attention of the reviewers:

  • Martyna Basta @martynkabasta
  • Xue Jiang @xue_jiang_j
  • Michał Maliński @mlekoyo
  • Monika Orpik @monika.orpik
  • Michael Swann @mike_rt_swann


Thanks again to everyone for participating, being part of this unusual edition and congratulations to the winners! See you next year!





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