Tomasz Gudzowaty

Tomasz Gudzowaty


born 1971 in Warsaw, is one of the preeminent photographers of Poland today. He uses film-based black and white photography as his medium, placing a premium on what is disappearing and falling into oblivion, cast into the margins, outside the mainstream. He focuses on human emotions, passions, and choices. He aims in capturing the magic of the moments setting an invitation for viewer to reflect on the changing human condition, and on the values he deems all-important: finding one’s passion and pursuing it with whole heart and single mind. He conveys his message through sublime, carefully thought, and highly aesthetic yet simple pictures. He photographs reality as he finds it, and, in a sense, he constructs this reality himself according to his feelings.