Krakow Photomonth Festival 2013

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This month-long event that started on May 17 with the opening exhibition of Waltera Pfeiffera in the Starmach Gallery is one of the largest photography festivals in Europe. Every year in mid-May Krakow becomes world’s capital of photography. All of the city’s best galleries, museums, cafes, cultural centres, and even more unique locations like private flats, public parks, and post-industrial spaces, will be filled with dozens of individual and collective photo exhibitions.

 

The theme of the 11th Photomonth is fashion
This year’s edition also many side events that are an integral part of the main program:
workshops, numerous artist meetings, film screenings and other events that typically take place during Photo Month.

Check the website for more info: http://www.photomonth.com/index.php/pl/page/462/spotkania-mistrzowskie.html

 

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SHOWcabinet at SHOWstudio’s Headquarter in Belgravia, London, March 2013.
Courtesy of SHOWstudio.

EVENT CALENDAR 2013

Admission to all events is free.

 

16.05 THURSDAY

 

17:00 ShowOFF vernissage

Piotr Macha – Bloody Harvest

Curator: Dorota Buczkowska

Opcja, ul. Piłsudskiego 38

 

18:00 vernissages

Ghislain Dussart – COLLAGES

MOCAK Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow (Alpha Gallery), ul. Lipowa 4

 

TADEUSZ ROLKE – STUDIO ROLKE

Curator: Witek Orski

MOCAK Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow (Beta Gallery), ul. Lipowa 4

 

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17.05 FRIDAY

 

16:30 Masters Series (eng)

Walter Pfeiffer

Starmach Gallery, ul. Węgierska 5

 

16:30 ShowOFF vernissage

Milena Natalia Soporowska – Guest Rooms

Curator: Bownik

Galeria Trzecie Oko, ul. Bocheńska 5

 

17:00 ShowOFF vernissage

Alexandra Soldatova – Everything Must Be Beautiful

Curator: Cecylia Malik

Museum of Municipal Engineering in Krakow, ul. św. Wawrzyńca 15

 

18:00 GRAND OPENING OF THE FESTIVAL

Vernissage

WALTER PFEIFFER – IN LOVE WITH BEAUTY

Curators: Martin Jaeggi, Thomas Seelig

Starmach Gallery, ul. Węgierska 5

 

 

20:00 vernissage

SYNCHRODOGS – CRYPSIS

Curators: New Roman Collective

Galeria New Roman, ul. Krasickiego 9/8

 

 

 

21:30 OPENING PARTY

23:00 concert (free entry)

Ludojad

FORUM Przestrzenie, ul. Konopnickiej 28

 

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18.05 SATURDAY

 

12:00 curator’s tour (pl)

A tour of the Limits of Fashion exhibition with Paweł Szypulski

Bunkier Sztuki Contemporary Art Gallery, pl. Szczepański 3a

 

 

13:00 vernissage (eng)

MILOU ABEL – I AM YOU

ZPAF Gallery, ul. św. Tomasza 24

 

14:00 vernissage

LIMITS OF FASHION

Bunkier Sztuki Contemporary Art Gallery, pl. Szczepański 3a

 

 

16:00 ShowOFF meeting

Meeting with the curators of ShowOFF Section 2013: Kuba Bąk, Bownik, Dorota Buczkowska, Cecylia Malik, Marika Zamojska

Led by: Jagna Lewandowska, Piotr Sikora

Malopolska Garden of Arts, ul. Rajska 12

 

17:00 ShowOFF vernissage

Anna Kieblesz – Whirl

Curator: Bownik

Malopolska Garden of Arts, ul. Rajska 12

 

 

17:30 ShowOFF vernissage

An Excerpt from the Catalogue of Works by Antonín Přibyl

Curator: Marika Zamojska

Galeria Wiatrak, ul. Łobzowska 6

 

 

18:30 ShowOFF vernissage

Aleksandra Loska – Nothing in the Middle

Curator: Marika Zamojska

Galeria Łącznik, pl. Matejki 4/12

 

19:30 ShowOFF vernissage

Dominik Ritszel – Eine kleine werke

Curator: Dorota Buczkowska

Galeria Szara Kamienica, Rynek Główny 6

 

 

20:00 vernissage

CORINNE DAY – EARLY DAYS

Curators: Wojciech Nowicki, Mark Szaszy

Galeria Pauza, ul. Floriańska 18/5 (2 piętro / 2nd floor)

 

20:00 ShowOFF vernissage

Sergey Melnychenko – Schwarzenegger Is My Idol

Curator: Kuba Bąk

Pauza, ul. Floriańska 18

 

21:00 ShowOFF vernissage

Kaja Dobrowolska – Memory Box

Curator: Kuba Bąk

Galeria AS, ul. św. Marka 22

 

22:00 party

Saturday at the Szczepański Square

Bomba | Charlotte | Betel, pl. Szczepański 3

 

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19.05 SUNDAY

 

12:00 curator’s tour (pl)

A tour of the Limits of Fashion exhibition with Paweł Szypulski

Bunkier Sztuki Contemporary Art Gallery, pl. Szczepański 3a

 

13:30 Masters Series

Simon Menner

Bunkier Sztuki Contemporary Art Gallery, pl. Szczepański 3a (audiovisual hall)

 

 

16:00 wernisaż / vernissage

ROY VILLEVOYE – RED CALICO

Seweryn Udziela Ethnographic Museum in Krakow, ul. Krakowska 46

 

17:30 ShowOFF vernissage

Yurko Dyachyshyn – Slavik’s Fashion

Curator: Cecylia Malik

OFFence Gallery, ul. Koletek 12

 

18:00 vernissage

SHOWstudio – Fashion Film

Angel Wawel, ul. Koletek 12

 

 

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20.05 MONDAY

 

 

18:30 vernissage

FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY FROM THE F.C. GUNDLACH COLLECTION

Curator: F.C. Gundlach

National Museum in Krakow, Main Building, al. 3 Maja 1

 

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21.05 TUESDAY

 

 

18:00 Masters Series (de / pl)

F.C. Gundlach

National Museum in Krakow, Main Building, al. 3 Maja 1 (audiovisual hall)

 

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23.05 THURSDAY

 

18:00 meeting (pl)

The T-shirt: Global Cultural Product?

Led by: Jacek Kukuczka, Eleonora Tenerowicz

Seweryn Udziela Ethnographic Museum in Krakow, ul. Krakowska 46

 

 

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24.05 FRIDAY

 

24–26.05 WEEKEND KRAKÓW PHOTO FRINGE

City Game: Photo Fringe

Info: krakowfringe.com, facebook.com/krakowphotofringe

 

 

24–25.05 Academy of Photography workshop (eng / Pl)

Contemporary Fashion („Baron Magazine”)

Led by: Ché Zara Blomfield & Matthew Holroyd

Akademia Fotografii, ul. Grodzka 60

Booking: akademiafotografii.pl

 

21:00 SLIDENITE – outdoor screenings

Polish Documentary Photography

FORUM Przestrzenie, ul. Konopnickiej 28

 

 

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25.05 SATURDAY

 

 

12:00–18:00 event (tickets)

Cloudmine Pop Up Shop

Bunkier Sztuki Contemporary Art Gallery, pl. Szczepański 3a (1st floor)

 

13:00 curator’s tour (pl)

A tour of the Limits of Fashion exhibition with Karolina Sulej

Bunkier Sztuki Contemporary Art Gallery, pl. Szczepański 3a

 

18:00 Masters Series (pl)

Zbigniew Libera

Led by: Witek Orski

Manggha Museum of Japanese Art and Technology, ul. Konopnickiej 26

 

 

21:00 SLIDENITE – outdoor screenings

photo.mov international video competition

Screening of photo.mov competition finalists

FORUM Przestrzenie, ul. Konopnickiej 28

 

 

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26.05 SUNDAY

 

11:00–18:00 event (tickets)

Cloudmine Pop Up Shop

Bunkier Sztuki Contemporary Art Gallery, pl. Szczepański 3a (1st floor)

 

 

12:00 workshop for children

At the exhibition Limits of Fashion

Led by: Justyna Mazur

Bunkier Sztuki Contemporary Art Gallery, pl. Szczepański 3a

Booking: photomonth.com

 

 

12:00 Masters Series (eng)

Marie Schuller (SHOWstudio)

Angel Wawel, ul. Koletek 12

 

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29.05 WEDNESDAY

 

 

 

18:00 Legal Culture Workshops

Photography: The Essentials of Functioning in the Digital Reality

Bunkier Sztuki Contemporary Art Gallery, pl. Szczepański 3a

Booking: legalnakultura.pl

 

 

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30.05 THURSDAY

 

 

18:00 Masters Series & screening (pl)

Tadeusz Rolke

before the meeting:

Krakow Film Festival presents

Diary of a Journey; dir. Piotr Stasik, Polska, 2013, 51 min (in Polish only)

MOCAK Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow, ul. Lipowa 4

 

 

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31.05 FRIDAY

 

 

18:00 Masters Series (eng)

Oliver Chanarin

Manggha Museum of Japanese Art and Technology, ul. Konopnickiej 26

 

 

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1.06 SATURDAY

 

11:00–17:30 8TH PORTFOLIO REVIEW

Manggha Museum of Japanese Art and Technology, ul. Konopnickiej 26

Booking: photomonth.com

 

 

1–2.06 Academy of Photography workshop

Fashion Photography

Led by: Szymon Rogiński

Akademia Fotografii, ul. Grodzka 60

Booking: akademiafotografii.pl

 

11:00–17:00 Academy of Photography workshop for children

Wet Collodion Technique

Led by: Łukasz Gietka (Institute of Rare Techniques)

Akademia Fotografii, ul. Grodzka 60

Booking: akademiafotografii.pl

 

 

11:00 workshop for children

PHOTO-graphic Children’s Day

Bal, ul. Ślusarska 9

 

12:00–16:00 event

Limits of Fashion: Braids plaited by Danuta Płatek

Bunkier Sztuki Contemporary Art Gallery, pl. Szczepański 3a

 

18:00 EXPERIMENTAL SECTION

discussion panel (pl)

From Educated Farmer to Urban Intellectual: about Lifestyle in Poland

A discussion with the participation of: Agata Michalak („Kukbuk”), Janusz Noniewicz („K MAG”, Katedra Mody ASP w Warszawie), Katarzyna Świeżak („Wysokie Obcasy”), Katarzyna Bojarska („Widok”, IBL PAN),

Magde Szczesniak (IKP UW)

Led by: Karolina Sulej

Bunkier Sztuki Contemporary Art Gallery, pl. Szczepański 3a (audiovisual hall)

 

22:00 party

KMag Party

Invitations: facebook.com/k.mag

FORUM Przestrzenie, ul. Konopnickiej 28

 

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2.06 SUNDAY

 

11:00 workshop for children

At the exhibition Red Calico Roy Villevoye

Led by: Justyna Mazur

Seweryn Udziela Ethnographic Museum in Krakow, ul. Krakowska 46

Booking: photomonth.com

 

 

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5.06 WEDNESDAY

 

 

5–10.06 Academy of Photography workshop

Workshop with Andrzej Kramarz

Led by: Andrzej Kramarz

Akademia Fotografii, ul. Grodzka 60

Booking: akademiafotografii.pl

 

 

18.00 meeting

The Indispensability of Fashion – meeting with Andrzej Barański

National Museum in Krakow, Main Building, al. 3 Maja 1

 

 

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6.06 THURSDAY

 

 

18:00 meeting

A consideration of Roy Villevoye’s exhibition, within the context of the Ethnographic Museum’s collection of artefacts from New Guinea

Led by: Jacek Kukuczka, Eleonora Tenerowicz

Seweryn Udziela Ethnographic Museum in Krakow, ul. Krakowska 46

 

18:00 screening

PLANETE+ DOC Festival at Krakow Photomonth

Bert Stern: Original Madman; dir. Shannan Laumeister, USA, 2011, 93 min

Kino Pauza, ul. Floriańska 18/5 (2nd floor)

 

 

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7.06 FRIDAY

 

 

18:00 screening

PLANETE+ DOC Festival at Krakow Photomonth

Manufactured Landscapes; dir. Jennifer Baichwal, Canada, 2006, 90 min

Kino Pauza, ul. Floriańska 18/5 (2nd floor)

 

 

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8.06 SATURDAY

 

 

19:00 screenings

Peter Lindbergh – mein Leben; dir. Werner Raeune, Germany, 2007, 43 min

Rankin – Show Off; dir. Ralph Goertz, Germany, 35 min

Nuremberg House Gallery, ul. Skałeczna 2

 

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9.06 SUNDAY

 

 

19:00 screenings

lbert Watson: Retrospective; dir. Ralph Goertz, Germany, 30 min

Robert Mapplethorpe – Shapes; dir. Ralph Goertz, Germany, 2011, 40 min

Nuremberg House Gallery, ul. Skałeczna 2

 

 

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15.06 SATURDAY

 

 

21:00 First of the festival closings

concert (tickets: 25 pln)

Őszibarack

Mezkal Music Club, ul. Meiselsa 18

 

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16.06 SUNDAY

 

 

12:00 workshop for children and parents

Zuzanna Alicja dress up

Led by: Alicja Szulc, Zuzia Szulc and Agnieszka Pajączkowska

Bunkier Sztuki Contemporary Art Gallery, pl. Szczepański 3a

Booking: photomonth.com

 

 

17:00 UNOFFICIAL FESTIVAL CLOSING

Picnic at the Ramp

 

19:00 Bombilla invites for the concert (free entry)

The Abstinents

Fundacja Sztuk Wizualnych, ul. Ślusarska 9

 

 

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