Call: Krakow Photomonth Festival


Discover your #showOFFpower and be part of Krakow Photomonth Festival!

Selections are underway for the ninth edition of the ShowOFF Section of Krakow Photomonth 2017 – a competition geared toward debut artists. Submissions can be made from December 1, 2016 until January 15, 2017.

Every year, ShowOFF becomes increasingly visible in the international arena. The increasing number of projects submitted from around Europe and other parts of the world has allowed us to develop the competition structure and consider submissions by artists from beyond Poland and Central/Eastern Europe. Last year’s collaboration with Der Greif bore fruit in ShowOFF being added to the Picter platform, creating a new selection system.

We have invited experts on photography and visual art from Poland and abroad to join the jury of the ninth edition of ShowOFF: Krzysztof Pijarski, Szymon Rogiński, Katarzyna Sagatowska, and Salvatore Vitale. Every curator will choose two projects from the submissions, and then will help the winner work on its final form.

The jury sessions will be held on January 28, 2017. We will learn the results on February 1. The projects by the winning eight artists will be presented at a collective exhibition during the 15th edition of Krakow Photomonth (May 19–June 18, 2017).


All those interested in taking part in the competition are requested to register free of charge at The deadline for submitting work is midnight on January 15, 2017.

The website is available in an English-language version, but we ask that Polish-language participants make their submissions in English and in Polish.

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