Description: pigment print on archival paper, 25 x 17 cm
Dimensions: 25 x 17 cm
Artist or Maker: Michal Szlaga
Medium: photography; pigment print on archival paper
Exhibited: - STOCZNIA, w Lesie Gallery, Warsaw, 2015; - DOCUMENTS OF LOSS, Europäischen Monats der Fotografie, Polnisches Institut Berlin, 2014; - STOCZNIA GDANSKA, Festiwal Transfotografia Polnoc, PiTiPa Gallery, Gdansk, 2011; - STOCZNIA GDANSKA, Contenedores de Arte, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 2011; - STOCZNIA GDANSKA, Festiwal Transphotographiques Nord, ŕ La Maison de la Photographie, Lille, 2011
Literature: - Stocznia Szlaga, The Foundation Karrenwall, Gdansk 2013
Notes: signed on the reverse: 'STOCZNIA #10 | 4/10+1A.P. | 2011/2018 | GDANSK Warsaw | MICHAL SZLAGA'; Graduate and lecturer at the Gdansk's Academy of Fine Arts. He works with photography and videos. He systematically documents Polish reality ('Reality', 2007; 'Prostitutes', 2010). From 2000 to 2013 he photographed the shipyard in Gdansk - his famous project entitled 'Shipyard' consists of photographs documenting the last years of the shipyard prior to its tearing down. The project has been shows at several dozens expositions in the world, and in 2016 it was added to the photographic collection of Pompidou Centre in Paris. He has been working with press for many years, including Malemen, Przekroj, Newsweek Polska, Twoj Styl, or Viva!.
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