Krzysztof Candrowicz
Co-founder of Fotofestiwal in Lodz

Guest Speaker in Bodø

Krzysztof Candrowicz - interdisciplinary curator, sociologist, researcher, project facilitator and activist. Co-founder and member of Foundation of Visual Education and Fotofestiwal in Lodz, former director of the Art Factory and Lodz Art Center (Poland). During 2013-2018 worked as artistic director of the Triennial of Photography in Hamburg (Germany) and since 2018 as curator and collaborator of the Ci.CLO Porto Biennale (Portugal). Krzysztof works internationally as a guest curator and visiting lecturer in numerous organisations, museums, schools, and festivals in Europe. He has been a member of the jury of various projects and art prizes, including the Rencontres d’Arles Discovery Award (Arles, France), the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize, (London, UK), the Historical Book Award, and the Author Book Award (Arles, France), the Prix Pictet (London,UK) and the Robert Capa Award (Budapest, Hungary). Besides being active in visual arts, his interests are rooted in philosophy, social science, anthropology, ecology and natural science.