A series of photos Nocturama – consists of the night and dark images.
I'm to release the creative potential of the unconscious mind, the seemingly irrational juxtaposition of images. I compare the movement with calm, anxiety with stoicism. I imagine the city as a dark and cozy.
BeTween - I meets the Other
"... I come from a country where Otherness is hardly acceptable, this is due to extensive post romantic tradition that situated our nation as the centre of individual sacrifice for the good of the public – the Christ of the Nation. This perspective makes the destructive actions towards other cultures and so called ethnocentricity serve as an explanation for the invasion ... "
Over the centuries, we can see various reactions to the difference between openness and acceptance of the hatred and destruction.
These responses relate to ourselves and the experience provided by the ancestors. They are a reaction to the oblivion that the Other lies also in Us. The encounter of the Other should be an adventure, but we have to get rid of our prejudices. Then we can discover how beautiful and diverse the world is – thanks to the Other.
Our Other is Jungian Persona, but also the lack of faith that we can meet the challenges of the encounter, the encounter as an active forum for dialogue where we against the Other are partners to the Unknown.
Photographs represent a kind of documentary story about my life. In this story appear often people close to me - friends, family, and acquaintances. I try to show them the places where they live and rest in which they feel most comfortable. As I mentioned, the subject of my work - exploitation of even the simplest events, a feature can only noticeable to me that I want to keep on photographic film - enforces their formal character. Not cropped images - they are snapshots from the life. Hence the idea of presenting photos with perforations. The photos were taken in 2011 in Poland, Romania and the UK.