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Visual Q&A: Wojtek Wieteska

02.12.2015

Photo: Wojtek Wieteska

Strongly influenced by French photojournalism, the style of prominent Polish photographer Wojtek Wieteska has developed into a unique style defined by a conceptual approach to reality. From 2001 to 2015, Wojtek taught at the European Academy of Photography in Warsaw, the Academy of Theatre in Warsaw and at the Film School in Lodz. Currently he teaches at the Warsaw Film School.

We asked Wojtek some questions, questions he could only answer with his images…

Who are you?

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Why photography?

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What is your trademark photographic style?

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What truly inspires you?

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Where do you go when you close your eyes?

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Where is home for you?

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How would you describe your lifestyle?

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What makes a great shot?

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How do you view the world?

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What is an important lesson you have learned?

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Wojtek realizes film and photographic advertising and social campaigns, as well as projects for public institutions. His photos are published in the press and he is also an author of photographic albums and books. His photographs are also held in numerous collections in Poland, France, Japan, Norway, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden and United States of America.

Wojtek is represented by the Leica Gallery Warsaw (www.leica-gallery.pl) and the Atlas Sztuki Gallery in Lodz (www.atlassztuki.pl).

You can visit Wojtek's website and follow him on Facebook.


Written by Matthew Rycroft


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