NAPO IMAGES PHOTO AGENCY

Adam Lach

Born in 1983. Based in Warsaw, Poland. Co-founder of Napo Images and vice president of Napo Foundation. He photographed for the “The New York Times”, “Le Monde”, “L’espresso”, “Die Zeit”, “GEO”, “Newsweek”, “Le’Magazine”, “Svenska Dagebladet”. Winner of numerous photo contests including Pictures of the Year and International Photography Awards. 

Born in 1983. Based in Warsaw, Poland. Co-founder of Napo Images and vice president of Napo Foundation. He photographed for the “The New York Times”, “Le Monde”, “L’espresso”, “Die Zeit”, “GEO”, “Newsweek”, “Le’Magazine”, “Svenska Dagebladet”. Winner of numerous photo contests including Pictures of the Year and International Photography Awards. His photo essays were shown on prestigious international exhibitions, including Polka Galerie at HSBC in Paris, the Prague Biennale,  World Photojournalism Festival in Beijing. In years 2010-2012 he taught two subjects (“Press Photography” and “Reportage and New Media”) at the Institute of Journalism at the University of Warsaw. He published two books „Stigma” (2014) and „Neverland” (2016).

Adam Lach concentrates primarily on long-term documentary projects. In his photographs he focuses his attention on people, relationships, emotions and intimacy. He aims to create a genuine story, unaffected by artificial peripeteia, but marked by the author's interpretation of the portrayed reality.

Stories

Books

Neverland Special Edition

 

Stigma Collectors Edition

Stigma

Multimedia

Exhibitions

Individual Exhibitions

2011 – “New Moscow”, Red Tree Gallery – Warsaw / Poland
2006 – „Presence”, Pankov Galerie, Berlin, Germany
2006 – „Diary”, Swidnica / Poland
2005 – „Apology of the Presence”, Wroclaw / Poland
2004 – „Meetings” – II International Festival of Photography in Lodz, Poland

Group Exhibitions

2014 -  STIGMA, Grand Prix Fotofestiwal 2014, Art_Inkubator, Lodz/Poland
2014 - "Houses as silver as Tents", Contemporary Museum, Wroclaw, Poland
2012 - ”Living on the Margin”, ZPAF Old Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
2011 – “Street Photography Now”, Gallery of the Museum of Printing, Warsaw, Poland
2011 – “Living on the Margin”, Abbaye de Neumunster, Luxemburg
2011 – “Contemporary Polish Photography”, Biennale of Art in Prague / Czech Republic
2011 – “Mapping the Flaneur” Newcastle Arts Centre / Newcastle, England
2010 – “East Side Story – Chroniques d’Europe”  HSBC Gallery, Paris, France
2010 – “Sacred Refuge”, 3th Photodocumentary Festival, Poznan, Poland
2010 - "Mass of Works", Yours Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
2010 – “She’s Different” 3th Photodocumentary Festival, Poznan, Poland
2008 – „Suzuki Method”, World Photojournalis Festival 2008, China
2008 – „Kosovo” in BWA, Bydgoszcz / Poland
2006 – „Poland Now” in Yours Gallery, Warsaw / Poland

Awards

2014 - Winner of Beata Pawlak literary Award for book Stigma organized by Batory Foundation
(Prize reserved for literature, which for the first time, in the history, was given to a photobook)
2014 - IPA 1st Prize Winner for Book Stigma in Self Published Proffesional category
2014 -  Picture of The Year, Award of Excellence in Issue Reporting Picture Story for "Stigma" project.
2011 – II prize in category Sport for single image “Sumo Twins” in GRAND PRESS PHOTO
2010 – II prize in category Nature for picture story “The ecological Tragedy in Poland” in the BZWBK Press Photo contest
2009 – Honorable mention for picture story “Sacred Refuge” in the BZWBK Press Photo contest
2008 – Second Prize for the reportage “The Capital” in category Daily Life in the Newsreportage contest of the “Newsweek Poland”
2008 – Second Prize for the reportage “The Children of Bermuda Triangle” in category People in the Newsreportage contest of the “Newsweek Poland”
2008 – Third Prize for the reportage „8 Photographs of Warsaw” in the category „Civilisation” in the BZ WBK Press Photo Contest
2008 – Second Prize for the reportage „Bogdan Zietek – the Sculptor” in the category „Portrait” in the BZ WBK Press Photo Contest
2007 – Third Prize for the reportage „Yorkland” in the category „Culture” in the Newsreportaz Contest of the „Newsweek” weekly
2007 – Special Award of the „Rzeczpospolita” daily for „Suzuki Method” in the BZ WBK Press Photo Contest
2007 – First Prize for the reportage „World Hairdressing Centre” in the category „Civilisation” in the BZ WBK Press Photo Contest
2007 – First Prize for the reportage „Suzuki Method” in the category „Society” in the BZ WBK Press Photo Contest
2007 – Second Prize for the reportage „Suzuki Method” in the category „Culture and Art” Press Photography Contest
2007 – Third Prize for the reportage „World Hairdressing Centre” in the category „Contemporary Concerns” in the Press Photography Contest
2005 – Grand Prix in the International Reporter’s Photograpgy Contest in Swidnica

Corporate

Adam Lach