Mateusz Kowalik – documentary photographer, based in Warsaw - Poland. 
Focused on long term projects. Debuted at 2016 in TIFF Festival by the project "Steps". In his works, at times rooted in his own experience, he explores the issues of contemporary society. 

Education:

  • SPUTNIK PHOTOS MENTORING PROGRAMME (2016/2017)
  • PARALLEL - EUROPEAN PHOTO BASED PLATFORM (2018/2019)
  • SILESIAN UNIVERSITY IN OPAVA, INSTITUTE OF CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY (2018->)

Individual exhibitions:

  • 2016.09 - TIFF FESTIVAL WROCLAW, POLAND
  • 2017.11 - OFF FESTIVAL BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA
  • 2018.06 - FOTOFESTIWAL ŁÓDŹ, POLAND

Group exhibitions:

  • 2017.05 - RIGA PHOTOMONTH FESTIVAL, LATVIA
  • 2018.04 - THE NATIONAL MUSEUM IN KRAKOW, POLAND 
  • 2018.04 - LOS ANGELES PHOTOMONTH FESTIVAL, USA
  • 2018.05 - KRAKOW PHOTO FRINGE, POLAND
  • 2018.06 - LUMIX HANOVER PHOTOFESTIVAL, GERMANY
  • 2018.08 - THE FORT INSTITUTE OF PHOTOGRAPHY,  WARSAW
  • 2018.09 - ORGAN VIDA FESTIVAL, ZAGREB, CROATIA

Awards:

  • 2018.03 - PDNs Emerging Photographer - winner

Publications / interviews:

  • 2017.02 - WWW.THEHIDDENPHOTO.COM - online publication
  • 2017.03 - WWW.FOTOROOM.CO - online publication
  • 2017.05 - WWW.EXAMPLE.PL - online publication
  • 2017.06 - WWW.THISISPAPER.COM - online publication
  • 2017.09 - GAZETA WYBORCZA NEWSPAPER - online and printed publication
  • 2018.03 - PDNs EMERGING PHOTOGRAPHER - online and printed publication
  • 2018.11 - WWW.FKMAGAZINE.LV - online publication
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