Michal Adamski - born in 1976, based in Poznań, Poland. He is cofounder of Pix.House Foundation and Gallery. Member of the The Association of Polish Art Photographers. Student of The Institute of Creative Photography in Opava. Participant of Napo Images Agency Mentor Program. He was a stipendist of the Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage in 2017 and scholar of the Marshal of Wielkopolska Region. In 2015 he published a photobook „I can’t get through the chaos”, which was shortlisted in Polish Photobook Award on Fotofestiwal in Łodź and ENCONTROS DA IMAGEM Photo Festival in Braga.
He had solo exhibitions in Warsaw, Poznan, Bielsko-Biała, Pila, Opole (PL) and group exhibitions in Kaunas, Krakow, Warsaw, Berlin, Buenos Aires and Miami. Michał Adamski concentrates primarily on long-term documentary projects. He aims to create a honest story, but marked by the author’s interpretation of the reality. In his photographs he deals with social and documentary issues, with a great importance of a man and his life in the modern world.


SOLO SHOWS

2018 I can't get through the chaos - Opolski Festiwal Fotografii, Opole, PL
2018 Close to the ground, far from heaven - Kaunas Photo, LT
2017 Close to the ground, far from heaven - FotoArtFestival, Bielsko-Biala, PL
2015 I can't get through the chaos - PixHouse Gallery, Poznań, PL
2015 I can't get through the chaos - Gallery MS, Piła, PL
2015 I can't get through the chaos - Arsenał Municipal Gallery in Poznań, PL
2014 Warsaw Photo Days - Hidden Reality, Galeria OBOK ZPAF, Warsaw, PL

GROUP SHOWS

2019 Two tailed dog - Month of Photography, Bratislava, SVK
2018 I can't get through the chaos - Opolski Festiwal Fotografii, Opole, PL
2016 I can't get through the chaos, book - La Feria de Libros de Fotos de Autor, Buenos Aires, ARG
2015 Maps - Photobooks/ TIFF Wrocław, PL
2015 Greater Poland Now - PixHouse, Poznań, PL
2014 Miami Street Photography Festival, Kike San Martin Studios, Miami, USA
2014 Fotocooltura Festiwal, Oborniki Wielkopolskie, PL
2013 Eastreet, Street Photography from Eastern Europe, Lublin PL
2012 Un-posed: The view of the other / 5. European Month of Photography, Berlin, DE
2012 Un-posed - Street games, Leica Gallery, Warsaw, PL
2012 Street Photography Now, Galeria Pauza" Krakow, PL
2011 Street Photography Now, Galeria Muzeum Drukarstwa Warszawskiego w budowie ,Warsaw, PL

AWARDS

2019 - Budapest International Foto Awards - 3th place in Professional, editorial - personality Category
2017 - International Photography Award. Honorable Mention in Professional, editorial -    political Category
2016 - Polish Photobook Award - finalist
2015 - Wielkopolska Press Photo. I prize in Daily Life Category
2015 - Wielkopolska Press Photo. Honorable mention in Environment Category
2015 - International Photography Award. Honorable Mention in a Professional Book - Self Published Category
2015 - ENCONTROS DA IMAGEM Photo Festival - Open Call Photobooks - shortlisted
2014 - Wielkopolska Press Photo. I prize in People Category
2014 - Wielkopolska Press Photo. Honorable mention in Daily Life Category,
2014 - Wielkopolska Press Photo. Honorable mention in Nature Category,
2014 - Miami Street Photography Festival - Finalist,
2014 - Slideluck Warsaw, Winner.
2014 - Prix de la Photographie Paris. III prize in professional portraiture category, 2013 - Wielkopolska Press Photo. Honorable mention in Daily life category,
2013 - International Photography Award. Honorable Mention in Editorial Professional- Environment category,
2013 - PUOT EXPO 2013, finalist
2013 - Grand Press Photo 2013, finalist in People category,
2012 - Press Photo. I prize in Wielkopolska Press Photo in features category,
2012 - Wielkpopolska Press Photo. Honorable mention in features category,
2011 - Wielkopolska Press Photo. III prize in features category,
2011 - Wielkopolska Press Photo. 2x honorable mention in single pictures category.

GRANTS & RESIDENCY

2019 Residency Kaunas Photo, ReziPro
2017 Ministry of Culture and National Heritage
2015 Scholar of the Marshal of Wielkopolska Region

BOOKS

2019 Two tailed dog | Pix.House
2015 I can't get through the chaos | selfpublished



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