Tomasz Laczny -- visual artist, photographer, author of photo books. Born in Poland, studied art, design and philosophy. In hisworks he deals with complex issues of identity, belonging and connection. He published a photobook “40” aboutrefugee camps and conflict in Western Sahara which received honorable mention in 2016 DummyAward Kassel competition. His current photobook "Disappearance"has been shortlisted to this year’s Kassel Dummy Award Competition. He lives andworks in London.

 
Solo Exhibitions:
2018 (upcoming) Zonoteka Berlin, Germany
2017 Fotobuch2017, Special Guest, Cologne Germany
2016 LePlac’Art Photo Paris France 


Group Exhibitions:
2018 Manifesto, Touluose, France (upcoming)
2017 Tabernacle Gallery “Mythologies”, London, UK
2017 AthensPhoto Festival Photobook Exhibition
2017 KolgaPhoto Festival, Tbilisi, Georgia,
2017 FormatFestival, Derby
2016 Photobook Week Aarhus, Galleri Image
2016 Encontrosda Imagem, Braga
2016 OrganVida Festival, Zagreb
2016 Fotogalleriet, Oslo
2016 PhotoIreland, Dublin
2016 Fotoleggendo,Rome
2016 8.Fotobookfestival Kassel / Beijing
2015 Hundred Years Gallery, London 


Awards:
2018 Dummy Award Kassel competition – shortlist
2018 Manifesto, Touluose, France -- finalist
2017 Athens Photo Festival Shortlist
2017 Kolga Photo Festival Finalist
2017 Vienna Photo Book Award Finalist
2016 Dummy Award Kassel competition -- honorable mention

Books:
2016 Cul De Sac
2016 40/place which does not exist

Teaching Experience:
2018 Creating handmade photobook workshop, London UK
2017 Visual Storytelling workshop, Refugee camps near Tinduf, Algeria

Publications:
2018 Burn Magazine
2017 Kolga Photo Festival catalogue
2017 F-Stop Magazine Love issue
2017 prism 25.6 Disappearance
2017 British Journal of Photography

Internships:
2017 Anders Petersen Lab

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