When: Saturday 25th november 2017, 2:30 – 7 pm
Where: Real Collegio, piazza del Collegio 13, Lucca
Krzysztof Candrowicz is a interdisciplinary curator, art director, researcher, project facilitator and lecturer. Co-founder and director of the Foundation of Visual Education and the International Festival of Photography in Lodz, Poland. Since January 2014, artistic director of the Triennial of Photography in Hamburg. Krzysztof works internationally as a guest curator and visiting lecturer in numerous organizations, museums, schools and festivals in Europe and around the world. He has been a member of the jury of various art projects, including the Rencontres d’Arles Discovery Award (Arles, France), the Hasselblad Award, the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize, (London, UK), the Historical Book Award and the Author Book Award (Arles, France), the Syngenta Photography Award (Basel, Switzerland), the Prix Pictet (London, UK) and the Robert Capa Gold Medal (Hungary). Krzysztof Candrowicz studied sociology of art at the University of Lodz in Poland. He completed his postgraduate studies in cultural management at the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw. He also studied photography at the International Photography Forum in Wroclaw, Poland. From 2001 onwards Krzysztof Candrowicz has served as an expert in more than one hundred portfolio reviews across Europe as well as in the United States, China, Brazil and Russia. Besides his main work, he is also active in the fields of science, politics and the creative industry. He was a speaker at the European Cultural Forum–Forum d’Avignon ,TEDx Warsaw and the George Eastman House in Rochester, NY. In 2012 he was chosen for the Europe 40 under 40 program, which promotes top European leaders and intellectuals.