The Eighth Edition of the Vintage Photo Festival21 Aug 2022
The eighth edition of the Vintage Photo Festival, also known as The International Festival of Analogue Photography Lovers, will be held in Poland from September 23 to October 2, 2022. This annual event is considered to be the only photo festival in Poland and also the first international festival that has provided exhibitions, meetings, and educational workshops in the field of analog photography for those interested in this medium.
About Vintage Photo Festival
Today, despite the tremendous developments in the field of digital photography, many young artists tend to use traditional photography processes to express their narrative; especially in recent years, when the use of photographic films has become popular again. Therefore, this festival was launched in 2015 with the aim of reviving and promoting analog photography, and since then Katarzyna Gebarowska, a photographer, curator, and researcher in the field of history of photography, is managing it. The idea of establishing this festival is derived from the rich traditions of photography in the city of Bydgoszcz, Poland, where in the 1990s, the country's second and largest factory in the field of producing photographic materials under the trademark of Foton was located there.
Winners and Prizes of the 8th Vintage Photo Festival
Every year, this photo festival holds a competition to showcase the best works in the field of analog photography, in which the top three projects will be displayed. The winners and their awards in the eighth edition of this festival:
- 1: Magdalena Kuca; 3000 złoty
- 2: Nicola Bertasi; 2000 złoty
- 3: Kate NagnWa Ao; 1000 złoty
It should be mentioned that in the previous edition (2021), a work by Nahid Rezashateri, an Iranian photographer, titled "The Wind Carry Us" became the first winner.
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