Filip Springer

reporter and photographer, author of books about space and architecture
Filip Springer

Reporter and photographer, author of books about space and architecture. Recipient of a scholarship from the Ryszard Kapuściński National Cultural Centre and “Herodot” Foundation. Nominated for the most important literary awards in the country. His books have been translated into English, German, Russian and Hungarian. He made his debut in 2011 with the reportage book The History of a Disappearance, thanks to which he reached the final of the Nike Literary Award, the Kapuściński Award and the Gdynia Literary Award 2012. The book was also nominated for Historical Book of the Year, the Angelus Central European Literary Prize and the Polish Newspaper Publishers Society Award. Among the titles he wrote are Źle Urodzone. Reportaże o architekturze PRL-u (2012), Zaczyn. O Zofii i Oskarze Hansenach (2013) and Wannę z kolumnadą. Reportaże o polskiej przestrzeni (2013) – one of the books that launched the national debate on the quality of public space in Poland. This year saw the publication of Miasto Archipelag – a record of several years of travel to 31 former voivodeship cities.