Tomasz Kawecki (b. 1993, Krakow) is a visual artist. He is in his third year of studies at the Institute of Creative Photography in Opava, Czech Republic, and studied in the Faculty of Architecture at the Krakow University of Technology. Interested in the anthropology of things in relation to the connections between people and objects, he draws inspiration for his works from various manifestations of the peculiarities of nature. Among others, he is a winner of LensCulture Art Photography Awards(US), Cracow Photomonth ShowOFF section(PL), Grand Prix IMA next "Dream"(JPN) and Vogue Italia Photo Festival.


education:

2019/ Faculty of Philiosophy and Science of the University of Silesia in Opava/
/ Institute of Creative Photography/ Czech Republic

2012- 2015/ Cracow University of Technology/ Faculty of Architecture

scholarship and residency:

2020/ July- September/ Art House/ Adam Mickiewicz Institut/
/ work with mentor Dr. Ianina Prudenko curator of The Open Archive of Ukrainian Media Arts/ online

2019/ September- November/ Open Institute/ Strefa Wolnosłowa/ Powszechny Theater/ Warsaw 

upcoming exibithions:

2021/ LensCulture/ Art Photography Award/ A Lair/  New York (US)

individual exibithions:

2021/ RFF- Photography Festival/ Biodegradable/ Rybnik (PL)

2021/ KRAKERS- Cracow Art Week/ (NO)HOPE Laboratory section/ Biodegradable/ Krakow (PL)

2021/ ShowOFF - Krakow Photo Month/ A Lair/ Krakow (PL)

2021/ Gwar Przestrzeń Artystyczna/ God bless that family/ Katowice (PL)

group exibithions:

2021/ 18.10-21.10 / Photo Vogue(IT) Festival: Reframing History/ A Lair/ BASE Milano/ Milan (IT)

2021/ OFF Bratislava/ Blood is thicker than a water/ (SK)

2021/ VI Piotrków Biennale of Art/ Return from the Stars/ Piotrków Trybunalski (PL)

2021/ WGW 2021- Warsaw Gallery Weekend/ Houseworks/ Pracownia Wschodnia/ Warsaw (PL)

2021/Cracow Fotofringe 19/  NAGA gallery/ On the edge of space/ Krakow (PL)

2020/ Kolektyw Artystycznych Form Eksperymentalnych/ In search of indentity/ performance online

2019/ Serce Człowieka LAW gallery/ NAGA gallery/ Leeway/ Warsaw (PL)

2019/ Strefa Wolnosłowia/ Powszechny Theater/ Instalation/ Warsaw (PL)

2019/ SZRON/ contemporary art fair/ Warsaw (PL)

awards:

2021/ Photo Vogue Festival 2021/ Reframing History/ Vogue Italia/ laureate

2021/ Critical mass/ Photolucida/ finalist

2021/ KRAKERS-Cracow Art Week: (NO) HOPE/ Sekcja Laboratorium/ laureate

2021/ IMA next "DREAM"/ GRAND PRIX winner

2021/ Belfast Foto Festival/ shortlisted

2021/ LensCulture Art Photography Awards / LensCulture/ juror's pick winner

2021/ ShowOFF  / Krakow Photomonth/ winner

2020/ Talent of the Year / PIX.HOUSE Gallery / Poznań/ winner

Publications:

China Life Magazine, Lidkovy, Miesięcznik Krakow, Vogue IT , Vogue PLKwartalnik Przekrój, LensCulture, Abridged magazine, The Guardian

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