Rafal Milach was born in 1978 in Gliwice, Poland and now is based in Warsaw. Rafal attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice, where he received a Masters of Fine Art degree in 2002. He also earned a Bachelor degree of Photography from the Institute for Creative Photography (ITF) in Opava, Czech Republic in 2003. In 2004 Rafal was invited to take part in training for emerging photojournalists form Eastern and Central Europe organized by prestigious agency VII in France.
Few years ago Rafal created a photo collective Sputnik Photos, together with 10 other Central Eastern European photographers, to document, promote and spread knowledge on transition time issues in CEE countries.
Livre « Planches-Contacts » de Giammaria De Gasperis : l'envers du choix des photographies
La planche-contact est la première concrétisation physique du travail d'un photographe. Sa première confrontation avec son travail et ses idées. L'étape qui suit, celle de la sélection à partir de la planche-contact, est décisive. Lorsque le spectateur apprécie une œuvre photographique, il ne réalise pas que le cliché qu'il a sous les yeux a été choisi précisément au milieu de beaucoup d'autres, et que, très souvent, c'est uniquement un petit détail qui a pu faire basculer le choix de l'artiste.
49 photographes développent ici l'histoire d'un de leurs clichés à travers des anecdotes, des détails techniques ou leur processus cré... Livre EAST The first volumne of two books for the 20th anniversary of the AnzenbergerAgency Published in May 2008 by moser verlag München, German and English, 288 pages, size: 24,5x29,4 cm ISBN 978-3-9812344-0-4
Editor: Regina Maria Anzenberger
Essay: Ingo Petz
Texts: Robert Haidinger
Price: Euro 59,-
To order at: www.anzenbergergallery.com or at the book-shops... Festival 3e édition du Tbilisi Photo Festival
Pour sa 3ème édition, le Tbilisi Photo Festival, se place sous le signe du témoignage et de l’engagement. Avec, une exposition inédite consacrée à la Syrie plongée dans le chaos. Et la venue du photographe de guerre Stanley Greene, en invité d’honneur. Le festival a pour ambition de montrer le meilleur de la photographie mondiale mais aussi de se poser comme le rendez-vous incontournable des photographies des mondes qui se rencontrent dans le Caucase, couloir à la croisée des univers asiatique, iranien, turc, européen, russe, arabe.
Nuit de la photographie - La Nuit de l’Année des Rencontres d’Arles hors les murs
Comme pour ses deux premières éditions, la Nuit de la photographie, en pa... Festival Talent Latent 2009 From May 7 to July 5:
Tarragona’s Mercat Central
From October 2:
Arts Santa Mònica of Barcelona
Talent Latent is the exhibition which forms part of the SCAN photographic festival. Coorganised by the Department of Culture and Communication and Tarragona City Council, the 2009 edition of SCAN consolidates itself as a platform for the participation in and contribution of content and structure in the field of the photographic image, and in the fields of education, investigation, research, diffusion and heritage. SCAN is constantly evolving and its flexibility allows it to embrace both historical memory and new developments in the field.
SCAN 09 has two aspects. One is conceptual, consisting of the Symposium, dedicated to the theory of image, and the Dialogue; and that of a showcase, wit... Exposition 7 Rooms by Rafal Milach
Rafał Milach presents the stories of Russians who were born in the USSR, but whose adult lives run their course in the Russia of Vladimir Putin. This is a tale of ordinary people, of their friends and family, and of the world in which they live. In Milach’s photographs are to be found neither extremism nor sensationalism. We observe the everyday life of representatives of the generation of thirty-somethings that the photographer has been a witness to over the course of the last six years. “I have been through three phases in my relationships with my heroes. First, they were my guides through their cities, then they became the heroes of my photos, and then finally they became friends with whom I talk more than I photograph”,’ the artist explains.
The series 7... Exposition Black Sea of Concrete - Rafal Milach Rafal has been travelling to Ukrainian costal towns and places, meeting with local people. He has documented the change in lives of these people, strongly influenced by long lasting USSR history and recent political events, and their specific relation and coexistence with the sea. Telling a Ukrainian story by connecting seascapes, portraits of locals dressed in their working uniforms and images of everyday life, Rafal created a powerful portrait of the Black Sea. The portrait of the Black Sea is dominated by massive concrete which appears as a relict of the past Soviet times that still directs and marks people's lives.
The first thing you notice by the sea is the concrete. Kilometers of grey blocks sometimes painted with blue and yellow, the national colors of Ukraine. You can feel the Soviet past at once. It looks su... Exposition EAST PHOTOGRAPHY Along with the book EAST the AnzenbergerGallery shows the fine art work of the 17 photographers featured in the book EAST published by moser verlag München... Exposition YOUNG EASTERN EUROPEAN PHOTOGRAPHY An exhibition with 12 young talents from Eastern Europe and Russia.
May 20 to 23, 2008 . Opening reception: May 19 at 7 pm...