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Born Szklarska Poreba, Poland, in 1977, Lukasz Biederman now 
lives and works in Wroclaw, Poland.


About the series: Poland

Lukasz Biederman’s Polish land- and city-scapes convey the cold and solitude of his home country, but, more importantly, they also spread its unique beauty to the rest of the world.


Poland #1
Poland #2
Poland #3
Poland #4
Poland #5
Poland #6

About the series: The city sleeps

‘The city sleeps’ documents small-town Polish streets after dusk. The empty pavements, and the peculiar lighting reveal the calm and magic of the late hour when almost everyone is asleep…

 

5 QUESTIONS FOR LUKASZ BIEDERMAN ABOUT HIS SERIES

Why did you choose this subject?
Polish landscapes and city-scapes seem especially beautiful to me, and I would like to share them with people from other countries. 

What do you see when you look at these photos?
Mostly I feel the cold and the solitude. Deep in my heart I actually like this mind-set, maybe because it is the opposite to what I feel in my everyday life. 

What research and production did you go through to make these images?
I had only to understand the hidden beauty of the Polish landscape. I did not have to arrange anything — the pictures simply show the places I come across in my everyday life. 

Do your images help the viewer understand the subject in a new way?
I hope the viewer can feel the specific beauty coming from this pictures, even though these cityscapes really seem to depict sad places. 

What did you learn by making these images?
I realized that winter is one of my favorite seasons.

The city sleeps #1
The city sleeps #2
The city sleeps #3
The city sleeps #4
The city sleeps #5
The city sleeps #6

 

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