It’s nothing unusual that my mom would have wanted me to follow a safe and stable career. Instead of arts and culture, I could have chosen to do something „normal”… Something a „typical Kovalski” would do. Instead of a stable job, I just keep a fake LinkedIn profile. It helps my mom sleep at night.
I went to Iran with a group of Polish artists. We developed an exhibition reflecting on the fate of Polish refugees, who came to Iran during WW II. It’s an important story to tell at a time when the cards have turned, and the Polish state refuses to help people who are begging for it.
This project was presented during Hamburg Photo Triennale, as part of [ESCAPE] exhibition curated by Virgilio Ferreira. „It won’t be easy, guys. The temperature is set to rise by 3° C by mid-century, by the most conservative estimates. Many of us will suffer. Many will die. Of course, we have this amazing power to adapt.
A read a funny book about the Aztecs when I was about 10 years old. It was really funny, until I got to the part where I found out the Earth was going to burn in 2012. I remember my first thought: „Ah, it’s ok. I have nearly 20 more years to live until then.
Sugarhouse is my diploma project, focused on the industrial landscape, born out of fear of its mysteries. I actually got arrested taking these pictures… Turns out that photographing a state-owned strategically important structure at night is frowned upon. See the full PDF: _Sugarhouse_