photography

Uprising: Then & Now
Though the 1944 Warsaw Uprising has been the subject of numerous books, few have succeeded in creating the visual impact of Teraz ’44 by Michał Wójcik and Marcin Dziedzic… With the Eastern Front rumbling towards Warsaw, the Polish Home Army launched the Warsaw Uprising with the dual aim of liberating...
The Warsaw Uprising… In Color
Having amassed nearly 70,000 followers on Facebook, Mikołaj Kaczmarek has become one of the country’s best known graphic artists specializing in the colorization of historic photos. This issue he selects his most powerful works connected to the insurgency that nearly cost the city its existence… WI: How complex is...
Polska Britannica

Polska Britannica

Features 23 April 2020 0

Born in 1954 in a Nissen hut inside a Polish Resettlement Camp, Czesław Siegieda’s early upbringing in Britain was by no means unusual. Thrust into an alien world, his parents, Mieczysław, who had seen combat at Monte Cassino, and Helena, a survivor of Stalin’s Siberian camps, eventually moved to...
Instax

Instax

Going Out 16 January 2019 0

Though Instax’s proximity to the Polytechnic means no shortage of student, the quality of the coffee is such that the clientele travels beyond the natural catchment zone. Traditionally functioning as a photo lab, find a collage of Instax snaps framing a neon that urges customers to ‘love the moment’,...
In Focus: Fort Institute Of Photography
Out in deepest Mokotów, a former fortress has been developed into one of Warsaw’s primary cultural attractions… BY STUART DOWELL A wide-angle look over Warsaw’s landscape of photo galleries offers rather slim pickings for a city of its size and importance. However, zoom in on Mokotów’s post-Tsarist fort on...
Foto-Larson

Foto-Larson

Shopping 2 January 2019 0

Prowl Hala Mirowska to discover the intriguing world of Foto-Larson (first floor). Warsaw’s No. 1 home for all things analogue, this labor of love is run by a bona fide obsessive with an intimate knowledge of all the cameras and contraptions that he has on offer. Beautiful in every...
Warsaw In View

Warsaw In View

Features 10 October 2017 0

For much of his professional life architectural photographer Daniel Ciesielski has dedicated his days and nights to recording the changes to Warsaw’s urban landscape… What skills are essential when photographing architecture? First of all, you’ve got to be physically fit! More seriously, I think that, like all visual arts,...
Gallery Launch
Lauded by Fashion TV as the best black and white campaign photographer in the world, Szymon Brodziak is the youngest artist to ever be presented at the prestigious Helmut Newton Foundation in Berlin. Now, the general Warsaw public has its own chance to acquaint itself with the works of...
Images of the PRL

Images of the PRL

Features 31 August 2016 0

Not for the first time, DSH, one of capital’s finest cultural institutions, has joined forces with the illustrious Forum photographic agency to release a book that showcases the city in a completely new light. A celebration of the work of Zbyszko Siemaszko, this concise little album is a compelling...
Insider Secrets
Flanked by two polished cubes of contemporary real estate lies a derelict tenement with a shadowy gateway. If common sense screams to avoid this doorway, curiosity causes you to reconsider. Connecting Pańska 100A to Prosta on the other side, this is more than just one of Warsaw’s weird shortcuts.   ...

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