Kacper Kowalski: Polish Patterns


9 December - 9 February 2010
The Baltic Restaurant
74 Blackfriars Rd.
London SE1 8HA

Kacper Kowalski, 2009 World Press Photo Award winner and the 2nd best paragliding pilot in the world was born in 1977 in Gdansk/Poland.
With the degree in architecture and a paragliding instructor license, as a photographer he focuses on aerial photography. Thanks to unusal control over the picture that he has beeing a pilot and a photographer at the same time, Kowalski shows urban landscapes and rural sceneries never seen before.
Polish Patterns is his lates project. Abstract pictures – all taken in the northern Poland- resemble paintings rather then photographs. Graphic compositions of fields, roads and rivers, lakes and meadowslike puzzle cuts – these are astonishing views accessible only from above.

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