The residency program provides accepted photographers with a space to cultivate their creative process in an environment rich in cultural resources and discourse.
20 February 2022
10:59 PM


Landskrona Foto has in recent years been established as one of the Nordic regions’ eminent photography initiatives and includes the renowned Landskrona Foto Festival.

What winners receive

It’s an opportunity for a non-Swedish photographer or artist working with photography and/or lens based media to have time and space away from their usual environment and obligations.

The residency takes place for 6 weeks in April 2022.

The residency photographer receives a grant of 15000 SEK (approx. 1500 EUR), travel expenses to and from the home country (economy only), an apartment in Landskrona, and an office space with Landskrona Foto crew. Landskrona Foto connects the photographer in residency with regional-based photographers, artists and other art professionals through meetings, mentoring, exhibition openings and other networking opportunities.

How to enter:

  • Motivation for applying for a residency at Landskrona Foto in Landskrona, Sweden.
  • Presentation of the photographer's practice and project proposal. We encourage the photographer to engage in a project related to Landskrona.
  • Upload image documentation of previous projects. Max two projects 5-10 images in each.
  • A current CV with a link to the applicant’s website.

Former holders of the residency program are:

  • Deanna Pizzitelli, Canada (2021)
  • Crystal Bennes, USA (2021)
  • Marta Bogdanska, Poland (2020)
  • Mária Júdová, Slovakia (2019)
  • Vivek Mariappan, India (2019)
  • Anastasia Mityukova, Swiss - Russia (2018)
  • Manuel Castillo Jimenez, Chile (2018)
  • Karolina Gembara, Poland (2017)
  • Carlos Alba, Spain (2017)
  • Elva Lai, Hong Kong (2016)
  • Coşkun Aral (2014)


Call for entries open
22 January 2022
Submission deadline
20 February 2022
Winner announcement
28 February 2022



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Juror information

Tawanda Appiah

Tawanda Appiah is a Zimbabwean independent curator, researcher and writer based in Malmö, Sweden. He is part of Njelele Art Station and previously worked as a co-curator at Skånes konstförening and Curator of Education at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe. Appiah's recent projects and interventions include in(visible) (Malmö Konstmuseum, 2021) and Comforting the machine (GIBCA Extended, 2021).

Crystal Bennes

Crystal Bennes is an American-born artist and writer living and working in Scotland. Her mixed-media practice is grounded in long-term projects which foreground archival research, durational fieldwork and material experimentation. Recent bodies of work include an ongoing photographic exploration of an artificial island in Sweden created entirely out of radioactive waste from industrially-produced synthetic fertiliser; a series of hand-woven Jacquard wall hangings created by translating an entire computer punchcard programme from CERN into weaving instructions for a Jacquard loom as a feminist statement on the gender politics of science and computing histories past and present; the creation of a weed garden connected to a particular nineteenth-century myth of unintentional plant migration from Italy to Denmark; and an ongoing web-based catalogue critiquing the visual culture of property development hoardings. She recently completely an AHRC-funded practice-based PhD looking at the histories and uses of gendered representations of nature in the sciences, and exploring feminist critiques of physics.

Elisa Medde

Elisa Medde edits, curates and writes about photography. With a background in Art History, Iconology and Photographic Studies, her research reflects on the relationship between image, communication and power structures. She has been nominator for the Prix Elys e, The Leica Oskar Barnack Award and MAST Foundation for Photography Grant, amongst others. Elisa has chaired numerous juries and written for Foam Magazine, Something We Africans Got, Vogue Italia / L'Uomo Vogue, YET Magazine and other publications.

Elisa is Editor-in-Chief of Foam Magazine, Amsterdam.

Raffaele Piano

Raffaele Piano is an Italian visual artist and coordinator based in Sweden. After his studies in Digital Arts and a Master in Photography in Rome, moved to Iceland to work at the Reykjavik Museum of Photography's archive. After this experience he moved to Sweden where he continue his photography projects and started to collaborate with different artists and art galleries such as Galleri CC, B3IG3 and Malmö Open Studio.

He is the Residency Coordinator and Social Media Coordinator at Landskrona Foto.

20 February 2022
10:59 PM