2023 — Warsaw, Poland
About this series
Warsaw is the capital of Poland. The city survived its own death: it was destroyed during World War II and caged for decades under communist rule afterwards. Warsaw strives for the future while grappling with its troubled past, as it attempts to rebuild its identity.
Despite the fact that Warsaw is my home, I return to it often due to my travels and journeys beyond its borders: It allows me to observe how quickly the city’s landscape changes.
It is uncommon for cities on the old continent to undergo such drastic changes in a short timeframe. While Warsaw rises from the ashes, its facade and its residents are constantly reinventing themselves.
Born in 1983 in Warsaw, Poland. Grew up in NYC. Lived in England for over a decade and Brazil. With a background in social care, working for many years within forensic mental health. Documentary photography has been a natural choice.
Łukasz specializes in long-term, in-depth projects focusing on social issues. Taking a look at the people left behind by a fast-paced world that is always speeding up.
Working between his native Warsaw, Poland and his second home Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Spending 6 months a year in both locations. Łukasz is a freelance documentary photographer working closely with NGO’s, sometimes theaters whilst also working on his own photography projects.