Project Info

FESTIVAL / IS(not) exhibition in Baku.

On the 2nd of April Sputnik Photos opened in Center of Contemporary Art in Baku “IS(not)” exhibition. Our show was accompanied by a presentation of Polish photobooks.  

Award / Jan Brykczynski wins the Syngenta Photography Award.

Jan is the Professional Commission First Prize Winner for his series on Arnes region in Iceland. As the winner he got commissioned for his project proposal on urban farming that he will realize within the next year. More information here.

Award / Rafal Milach among finalists of POYi Best Photo Book Award 2012

In the car with R by Rafal Milach and Huldar Breifjord among the finalists of POYi The Best Photo Book Awards. As always, with a great design by Ania Nalecka / TBD

Award / Sony World Award 2012 for Jan Brykczynski

27.04.2012 Third place for Jan Brykczynski in the Sony World Photography Award 2012 competition for his story from Iceland.

Exhibition / Is(not) in Sirius Art Center / Ireland

25.04.2012 “IS(not)” exhibition at the Sirius Art Center in Cobh, Ireland.

Exhibition / Is(not) in LA Art Museum / Hveragerdi, Iceland

Is(not) in LA Art Museum / Hveragerdi, Iceland from 12th of March till 8th May 2011.

Multimedia / Is(not) / Very hidden people by Adam Panczuk

Modern Icelanders. Most of them don’t believe in God, the majority can’t imagine joining the EU, many deny the world’s economic rules, but there is something beyond nature that they do believe in and respect. Hiddenfolk, the hidden people – elves. In 2006 and 2007, the social science department of the University of Iceland conducted […]

Multimedia / Is(not) / In the car with R by Rafal Milach

“To do the Ring” is an Icelandic expression that generally refers to travels on Route 1, the highway that encircles the country. To travel this road is something that most Icelanders do at some point in their lives, and some even prefer to do it every summer. The reasons for going are of course different, […]

Multimedia / Is(not) / Earth Bleeds Water by Agnieszka Rayss

Due to the special geological location of Iceland, the high concentration of volcanoes in the area is often an advantage with respect to the generation of geothermal energy, heating and the production of electricity. In the winter, pavements near these areas (such as Reykjavík and Akureyri) are heated up. Producing energy is not the only […]

Book / Is(not) / Regular Edition

Photographers: Jan Brykczynski, Michal Luczak, Rafal Milach, Adam Panczuk, Agnieszka Rayss Text by: Sindri Freysson, Hermann Stefansson, Kristin Heida Kristinsdottir, Sigurbjorg Prastardottir, Huldar Breidfjord Editor / curator: Andrzej Kramarz Designer: Ania Nałęcka / Tapir Book Design Language of text: English / Icelandic ISBN: 978-83-927485-8-8 Publisher: Sputnik Photos Print run: 1000 Nr of special edition copies: […]

Exhibition / Is(not) in Hof / Akureyri, Iceland

Is(not) in in Hof / Akureyri, Iceland from 20th of February 2011.

Multimedia / Is(not) / To be an island by Michal Luczak

The Icelandic word einangrun consists of two stems. The first part of the word is ein, which means “1”, while the second part is angrun, which means “sadness” or “sorrow”, and is related to words like “angurvaerd” (“melancholy”) and “angur” (“sorrow”). In other words, einangrun literally means the sadness or sorrow of being alone. Corresponding […]

Feature / Is(not) / Very hidden people by Adam Panczuk

Modern Icelanders. Most of them don’t believe in God, the majority can’t imagine joining the EU, many deny the world’s economic rules, but there is something beyond nature that they do believe in and respect. Hiddenfolk, the hidden people – elves. In 2006 and 2007, the social science department of the University of Iceland conducted […]

Feature / Is(not) / In the car with R by Rafal Milach

“To do the Ring” is an Icelandic expression that generally refers to travels on Route 1, the highway that encircles the country. To travel this road is something that most Icelanders do at some point in their lives, and some even prefer to do it every summer. The reasons for going are of course different, […]

Feature / Is(not) / Earth Bleeds Water by Agnieszka Rayss

Due to the special geological location of Iceland, the high concentration of volcanoes in the area is often an advantage with respect to the generation of geothermal energy, heating and the production of electricity. In the winter, pavements near these areas (such as Reykjavík and Akureyri) are heated up. Producing energy is not the only […]

Feature / Is(not) / To be an island by Michal Luczak

The Icelandic word einangrun consists of two stems. The first part of the word is ein, which means “1”, while the second part is angrun, which means “sadness” or “sorrow”, and is related to words like “angurvaerd” (“melancholy”) and “angur” (“sorrow”). In other words, einangrun literally means the sadness or sorrow of being alone. Corresponding […]

Feature / Is(not) / Arnes by Jan Brykczynski

A small community of farmers who have chosen to raise sheep only. The people live off the land, as Icelanders have for hundreds of years. Far from bright lights and big cities, people in the Árnes region live surrounded by steep mountains and waves crashing on the shore. In the Árnes region, 38 people live […]