The well-known Czech author will present two of his long-term projects: the famous Industria and the previously unpublished series Auta (Cars).
One of the fathers of Czech documentary humour. His name is well-known even among people for whom photography is otherwise an uncharted territory. Since 1960s he has published thousands of photographs in books, newpapers and magazines.
The work of this Swedish author (*1944) belongs among the classics of European documentary photography. His shots of the outcasts at the demi-monde of Café Lehmitz in Hamburg, Germany, made between 1967 and 1970, dark and yet full of closeness and understanding, have since become a milestone in documentary photography and influenced whole generations of photographers. The series "Café Lehmitz" is the core of the Fotojatka slideshow, complemented by some of the best works from Petersen's career.
Highly stylized, colourful shots by a remarkable young lady of the Czech fashion and commercial phototgraphy will immediately capture your attention with their dreamy, poetic, absurd, humorous or retro atmosphere.
The author, working mainly in Balkanese countries, will present her older, but extraordinary documentary series, entitled "The Black Sea".
The viewfinder of an original American photographer seems to be aimed at unusual sights of celebration guests, tourists or random passers-by. At Fotojatka, he will present his series entitled "Souvenirs" and "Technicolor Life".
A humble series of arranged photographs by an Iranian artist is a sad and ironic commentary on the impact of war conflict on common, everyday life.
Czech-born Swiss author pays a modest tribute to the old land of Maremma, a region in the southern Tuscany in his series Il Cerchio (The Circle).
The Iranian artist will present a short series of his series of imaginative photo-collages "Silhouette".
Visually and emotionally forceful series from Umbrian slaughterhouses, entitled "The Hidden Death" won 3rd prize at World Press Photo 2010.
The author used HDR technology to document her everyday surroundings and still lifes and so attributed the common reality with an extra dimension. On the one hand, the flaring colours of her photographs seem agressive, but, on the other, they magically immerse the spectator into the depicted scene.
Young Canadian documentarist will present a selection of her work from the world of new hippies, entitled "Nomadia". A part of the series, "Rainbowland", was awarded First Prize in World Press Photo 2010.
One of the most original young Polish photographers will present a purely personal collection of his photos – they all come from his blog. Taken without previous preparation, the photos show the originality of the author's view of the world, his ability to see the unusual in the banal, his skill to capture the mood of the moment.
The main theme of the Finnish author's work is the man's relationship to nature. In his photographs, in which he uses both landart and 3D graphics, Halso ironicizes the human attempts to protect and save nature – for commercial purposes.