Grant / Iceland in residence

The Iceland in Residence project is built on artistic cooperation between Icelandic and Polish visual artists, based on joint work on a multimedia material concerning contemporary Iceland. Six photographers from Sputnik Photos, who have already been experimenting for some time with the new form, i.e. multimedia, which involves freely combining video, photography, sounds, archive materials […]

Book / 7 Rooms (II edition) by Rafal Milach

BOOK INFO photographs by Rafal Milach 152 pages, 57 pictures, 165×203 mm, hard cover texts by Svetlana Alexievich interviews by Rafal Milach, design by Ania Nalecka / TBD Printrun: 1000 copies Publisher: Kehrer Verlag 2013 AWARDS POYi – The best photography book – winner / Missouri, USA (2012) Paris Photo / Aperture Photo Book Award […]

Workshop / II edition of Sputnik Mentorship Programme

After a successful first edition we are thrilled to launch second edition of Sputnik Mentorship Programme. You can find more information HERE . Application deadline: August 15th

Award / Rafal Milach shortlisted in THE CORD PRIZE

About the man who jumped off a bridge by Rafal Milach shortlisted in first edition of The Cord Prize

Exhibition / U in Warsztaty Kultury, Lublin, Poland

Sputnik exhibition “U” in Warsztaty Kultury in Lublin. 20.07-06.08.2013

Exhibition / Stand By in Szara Gallery / Cieszyn, Poland.

Stand By exhibition in Szara Gallery (Cieszyn, Poland) until 31st July 2013. More nformation (polish only) here.

Award / Distant Place awarded in ART BOOKS WANTED!

Distant Place awarded as a Best Art Catalog in ART BOOKS WANTED International Award 2013. You can see the book at the exhibition of finalists in B1 – Centre for contemporary design in Prague. More information here.

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 / Agnieszka Rayss among the winners of Grand Press Photo

Agnieszka Rayss has won first prize in Grand Press Photo contest for her story “Closed Circuit” (category “environment”). More information here.

Award / Andrei Liankevich winner of Kolga Photokonkursi

Andrei Liankevich winner of Kolga Photokonkursi in single photo category. “Pagan” and “Goodbye, Motherland” projects among finalist in “Documentary project” and “Conceptulal project”categories. More informations here.

Award / DISTANT PLACE among the finalists of Best Photography Book of the Year on PHE13

You can see our book among other finalists on an exhibition in Antiguo Hospital de Santa María la Rica in the city Alcalá de Henares, located just outside of Madrid. More informations here.

“Karczeby” by Adam Panczuk during Festival ImageSingulières in Sète, France

“Karczeby” project by Adam Panczuk will be shown 08 May 2013 – 26 May2013 during Festival ImageSingulières in Sète, France. More informations here.

Collector’s Edition Book / Black Sea of Concrete by Rafal Milach

76 pages, 27 pictures, 335×270 mm, hard cover printrun: 300 copies signed print: 21×26.5 cm (image size) all in clam shell blue linen box photos and texts by Rafal Milach design by Ania Nalecka / TBD publisher: self-published awards: PBN 2009 / Grand prix / New York, USA Dummy Award 2010 / shortlist / Kassel, […]

Jan Brykczynski among finalist of The Syngenta Photography Award 2013.

Jan is one of 3 finalists of the Professional Commission. The results will be announced on May 15th. More informations here.

Exhibition / SPTUNIK in FOAM

We are proud to be one of eight experts (along Martin Parr and Alec Soth) involved in curated bookshelves section within BOOKS&FOAM. Our selection of best photo-books of 2012 includes Memory of the image by Jerzy Lewczynski or James Bradley Reed’s Working Memory and few others.  This is an exceptional event dedicated to photo-books that […]

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

Spring Workshop

The Spring workshop is a cycle of four meetings during which – apart from work on one’s own theme – participants will get the chance to consult their portfolios. The first edition ended with the publication of newspaper No. 1, featuring participants’ photos. More information HERE.

Grant / Sputnik awarded with EEA Norway Grants

Sputnik has been awarded an EEA/Norwegian Mechanism Grant to do work on Iceland again. For the next 2 years we are going to work on short documentary films. More details HERE

Shortlist / Distant Place book on meta-list of Photobooks 2012

Our publications on meta-list of best photobooks of 2012 (Distant Place, Brutal, In the car with R)

Book / Stand BY

Photographers: Jan Brykczynski, Manca Juvan, Andrei Liankevich , Justyna Mielnikiewicz, Rafal Milach, Adam Panczuk, Agnieszka Rayss Text by: Victor Martinovich Design: Ania Nalecka / TBD Language of text: English / Belorussian ISBN: 978-83-927485-5-7 Publisher: Sputnik Photos City of publisher: Warsaw Year published: 2012 Binding: hard cover No. Of pages: 160 No. Of illustrations: 123 Type […]

Book / Sputnik Magazine No.1

This publication is dedicated to young Polish photography. First issue of magazine features the work of 10 photographers who took part in Sputnik Spring workshop. Additionally you will find an interview with Sputnik photographer Andrei Liankevich about Stand BY project. Print run: 700, pages:16, size:340x470mm

Book / One, two, buckle my shoe…

Photographers: Kids, workshop particpants Text by: Kuba Dąbrowski Editor / curator: Andrzej Kramarz Designer: Ania Nałęcka / Tapir Book Design Language of text: Polish and English ISBN: 978-83-927485-4-0 Publisher: Sputnik Photos Print run: 600 Year published: 2011 Binding: soft No. Of pages: 308 No. Of illustrations: 335 Type of illustrations: 4 color photos Trim dimensions: […]

Shortlist / Sputnik photographers shortlisted for Sony World Photograpy Awards 2013

05.02.2013 Now it’s official – Sputnik photographers Rafal Milach and Agnieszka Rayss shortlisted in Sony World Photography Awards!

Grant / Rafal Milach gets Magnum EF grant

17.01.2013 Rafal Milach among grantees of Magnum Emergency Found.

Sputnik at Rookie Art Book Fair

6-8.12.2012 Sputnik Photos at the ROOKIE Art Book Fair in Poznan.

Shortlist / Our books on top list 2012

6.12.2012 Our books “Distant Place” (Sputnik Photos), “In the Car with R” (Rafał Milach) and “Brutal” (Michał Łuczak) among the best books of 2012 in the photo-eye Magazine review.

Award / Jan Brykczynski distinguished in Lens Culture awards

12.5.2012 Jan Brykczyński and his “Primeval Forest” (“Stand By”) receives special mention at the Lens Culture International Expression Awards.

Presentation / Stand BY book launch in Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw

27.11.2012 Presentation and meeting with the authors of the “Stand By” project at the Modern Art Museum in Warsaw.

7 Rooms book shortlisted in PP-Aperture Photo Book Award 2012

11.11.2012 Rafał Milach’s book “7 Rooms” among the top 30 books at the Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation Photo Book Award 2012.

Award / Sputnik awarded for Books in Bratislava

11.10.2012 Month of Photography in Bratislava – “7 Rooms” (Rafał Milach) and “Stand By” (Sputnik Photos) chosen as the best photo books of 2012 in Central and Eastern Europe. “Distant Place” (Sputnik Photos) receives honourable mention.

Award / Jan Brykczynski wins porttfolio review in Bratislava

11.10.2012 Month of Photography in Bratislava – Jan Brykczyński wins the portfolio review.

7 Rooms in Noorderlicht Gallery

11.5.2012 Opening of Rafał Milach’s “7 Rooms” exhibition at the Noorderlicht Gallery, Groningen, the Netherlands.

U in Kiev / Ukraine

11.2.2012 Opening of the exhibition “U” at the Kavaleridze Museum in Kiev during the KievFotoCom festival.

20.10.2012 Sputnik launches its mentorship programme. Agnieszka Rayss, Adam Pańczuk, Jan Brykczyński and Rafał Milach will work with 12 chosen photographers over the next 10 months.

Book / Sputnik magazine No.1

25.09.2012 Sputnik’s new publication – newspaper No. 1 – premieres with photographs by workshop participants and “Stand By” behind the scenes.

Stand BY in Krynki

09.1.2012 Teaser of “Stand By” exhibition at the Villa Sokrates in Krynki.

Distant Place website

25.07.2012 The project “Distant Place” has its own website:

Exhibition / Distant Place in Pavilion 512 / Warsaw

07.5.2012 Vernissage of “Distant Place” at the Copernicus Science Centre in Warsaw.

Exhibition / in GGF gallery in Gdansk

06.2.2012 Vernissage of “U” at the Gdansk Gallery of Photography.

7 Rooms in CO Berlin

25.05.2012 Opening of the exhibition “7 Rooms” by Rafał Milach at CO Berlin / Germany.

Award / Grand Press Photo 2012 Awards for Sputnik photographers

16.05.2012 Grand Press Photo Award for Jan Brykczyński and Agnieszka Rayss for stories from the “Stand By” project.

Stand BY in EHU Vilnus

14.05.2012 Presentation of the “Stand By” project at the European Humanities University in Vilnius.

Book / Stand BY book launch at Fotofestival in Lodz

05.11.2012 Premiere book launch of “Stand By” at the Fotofestiwal in Lodz.

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.

Sputnik Spring Workshops

16.04.2012 Sputnik Photos launches a first edition of spring workshop in Warsaw.

7 Rooms / POYi best photo book award of 2011

25.02.2012 “7 Rooms” by Rafal Milach chosen as the best Photography Book at the 69th Pictures of the Year International competition.

7 rooms in Zacheta

24.02.2012 Rafał Milach’s “7 Rooms” exhibition opens at the Zachęta National Gallery of Art / Warsaw, Poland.

Award / POYi for Agnieszka Rayss

02.11.2012 / Agnieszka Rayss receives an award in the 69th Pictures of the Year International competition.