Tomasz Laczny

Tomasz Laczny -- visual artist, researcher, author of photo books, educator. Born in Poland, studied art, design and philosophy. In his works he deals with  issues of identity, memory and loss. Winner of 2020  BUP book award.  Winner of 2020  Reminders Photography Stronghold Grant. Shortlisted for 2019 Gomma Grant. His  photobook “Disappearance”has been shortlisted to 2018 Kassel Dummy Award Competition. His photobook “40” about conflict in Western Sahara received honorable mention in 2016 Dummy Award Kassel competition.   He lives and works in London.


Awards:

2020 BUP book award winner

2020 Reminders Photography Stronghold Grant, Tokyo, Japan, winner

 2020 The Denis Roussel Award, 2020 outstanding work  

2019 GOMMA Grant --shortlist

2018 Dummy Award Kasselcompetition – shortlist

2018 Self Publish Riga-- shortlist

2018 Manifesto,Touluose, France -- finalist

2017 Athens PhotoFestival Shortlist

2017 Kolga PhotoFestival Finalist

2017 Vienna Photo BookAward Finalist

2016 Dummy Award Kasselcompetition -- honorable mention


Solo Exhibitions:

2021 Reminders Photography Stronghold, Tokyo Japan (upcoming)

2019 Paperlust Festival, Process, Galeria Apteka, Krakow, Poland

2018 Zonoteka Berlin,Germany

2017 Fotobuch 2017, Forum fur Fotografie, Special Guest, Cologne Germany

2016 LePlac’Art PhotoParis France


Group Exhibitions:

2019 Art BookFair Tokyo

2018 Manifesto,Toulouse, France

2018 Zentralbibliothekim Kulturpalast, Dresden

2018 Photography Seminar, Nida

2018 Photobookweek, Aarhus

2018 Internationale Photoszene, Koln

2018 Organvida Festival, Zagreb

2018 Photo Legendo(Officine Fotografiche Roma) Rome

2018 IED, Madrid

2018 Triennial of Photography, Dichtorhallen, Hamburg

2018 Kassel Photobook festival, Documenta Halle

2018 PhotoIreland – The Library Project, Dublin

2017 Tabernacle Gallery“Mythologies”, London, UK

2017 Athens Photo Festival Photobook Exhibition

2017 Kolga Photo Festival, Tbilisi, Georgia,

2017 Format Festival,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.FotobookfestivalKassel / Beijing

2015 Hundred YearsGallery, London


Residencies:

2018 Zonoteka Gallery,Berlin, Germany


Projections:

2018 Temps Zero Athens

2016 Leica Store Kyoto

2016 Hamburg PhotographyTrienale


Books:

2018 Disappearance

2018 Almost True (as a partof a group)

2016 Cul De Sac

2016 40/place which does not exist


Teaching Experience:

2020 Handmade Photobook Workshop Gallery st Cyprien, Toulouse, France

2018 Handmade Photobook Workshop, London UK

2018 Creating handmade photobook workshop, London UK

2017 Visual Storytelling workshop, Refugee camps near Tinduf, Algeria


Publications:

2020 Halogenure Magazine (upcoming)

2018 Almost True Void

2018 Burn Magazine

2017 Kolga PhotoFestival catalogue

2017 F-Stop MagazineLove issue

2017 prism 25.6Disappearance

2017 British Journal ofPhotography


Interviews:

2020 Halogenure Magazine (upcoming)


Internships:

2017 Anders Petersen Lab

Using Format