Tomasz Laczny

Tomasz Laczny -- visual artist, photographer, author of photo books. Born in Poland, studied art, design and philosophy.In his works he deals with complex issues of identity, belonging and connection. He published a photobook “40” about refugee camps and conflict in Western Sahara which received honorable mention in 2016 Dummy Award Kassel competition. His current photobook “Disappearance”has been shortlisted to 2018 Kassel Dummy Award Competition. Shortlisted for this year's Gomma Grant.  Winner of 2020 Reminders Photography Stronghold Grant. He lives and works in London.


2020 Reminders Photography Stronghold Grantee

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:

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 (upcoming) Art BookFair Tokyo

2018 Manifesto,Touluose,France

2018 ZentralbibliothekimKulturpalast, Dresden

2018 PhotographySeminar, Nida

2018 Photobookweek, Aarhus

2018 InternationalePhotoszene, Koln

2018 Organvida Festival,Zagreb

2018 Photo Legendo(Officine Fotografiche Roma) Rome

2018 IED, Madrid

2018 Triennial ofPhotography, Dichtorhallen, Hamburg

2018 KasselPhotobookfestival, Documenta Halle

2018 PhotoIreland – TheLibrary 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 WeekAarhus, 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


2018 Zonoteka Gallery,Berlin, Germany


2018 Temps Zero Athens

2016 Leica Store Kyoto

2016 Hamburg PhotographyTrienale


2018 Disappearance

2018 Almost True (as a partof a group)

2016 Cul De Sac

2016 40/place which doesnot exis

Teaching Experience:

2018 Creating handmade photobook workshop, London UK

2017 Visual Storytelling workshop, Refugee camps near Tinduf, Algeria


2018 Almost True Void

2018 Burn Magazine

2017 Kolga PhotoFestival catalogue

2017 F-Stop MagazineLove issue

2017 prism 25.6Disappearance

2017 British Journal ofPhotography


2017 Anders Petersen Lab

Using Format