Institute of Creative Photography, The Silesian University in Opava, Czech Republic
About Krzysztof Racoń
Documentary photographer based in Krakow.
Student of Institute of Creative Photography in Opava (Czech Republic). Graduate of the Jagiellonian University and Academy of Photography in Krakow (Poland). Participant of Sputnik Photos mentorship program.
Twice awarded in the international contest "Lens on development" organized by the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
In 2013, his project on the small village located in the shadow of a great industrial conveyor tube brought him first place in the second edition of the Vienna International Photo Awards (VIPA). In 2015 he published „Rura” in form a photobook.
His second project „Disappearing Lakes” is dedicated to Rożnowskie and Czchowskie lakes located nearby his hometown. In 2015 it won 2nd prize in BZWBK Press Foto competition in “Nature” category. He was also a finalist in the 2015 Kolga Tbilisi Photo Awards competition. In 2016 “Disappearing Lakes” has been selected for the Krakow Photomonth Showoff Section exhibition. In 2017 his serve on Zakrzówek lake was featured during Kaunas Photo Festival