Meet Jutta Molak. She’s in the 8th grade, a pallid girl with ponytail whose pastimes include catching up on homework and studying for exams.
Photographs launched into space to orbit the Earth for billions of years, photographic investigations of the skulls of long-dead Nazis, the aesthetics of crime scene and spiritualist images, and the consequences of cataloguing the entirety of the New York Public Library – just a few of the themes in this year’s Krakow Photomonth Festival. From the Signs of a Struggle series, 2001–2002 © Clare Strand & the Victoria & Albert Museum Now in its twelfth year, Photomonth has established itself as one of the highlights of Krakow’s cultural calendar. Titled Re:Search, the main programme of this edition investigates the relationship between photography and knowledge. Nine exhibitions focus on different ways in which photography is pressed into the service, or disservice, of establishing facts. Untitled 3, from the series I Did Not Have Sexual Relations With That Woman, 2014. Polaroid © Irena Kalicka. Photomonth’s organisers, the Foundation for Visual Arts (Fundacja Sztuk Wizualnych), are doing things a […]
The cover photo for the April issue is by Weronika Kosińska, a supremely talented Cracovian fashion and beauty photographer who is making a name for herself in Poland and internationally. We spoke to Weronika about her work. … Krakow Post: You work mostly in fashion and beauty photography. What drew you to this area? Weronika Kosińska: Women, simply. They are amazing creatures –very beautiful and mysterious. And it always surprises me how much they can change in every shoot. KP: Fashion and beauty means working with make-up artists, hair stylists and fashion stylists. Do you have a regular team? WK: Yes, there are some people I work with often, like Kinga and Radek from this shoot. Creating something with people I know well – friends – is great and always means having a wonderful time. KP: Where do you find your models? Have you ever discovered a supermodel? WK: I keep my eyes wide open and try not […]