Maciej is from northern region of Warmia-Mazury in Poland, this region was historically once part of Prussia. This region is known for it’s lakes and forest, which has developed Maciej’s deep affiliation with nature.
Maciej is my partner and we met in 2018.
On the beach in Faro, Portugal. This was our first holiday together
These solar panels where used to facilitate our apartment in Lagoa, Portugal.
Two days after coming back from Portugal we moved to Peckham/South East London. These images were captured the day after we moved in together
This photo of Maciej and his brother on their first visit to London in 1999, was one of several 6x4 prints damaged recently by a flood in the basement of our flat
Maciej aged 19, this photo was taken by his Aunt Kinga on a summer holiday in France
I also found some old postcards that dried out but the text was ruined sadly
There was around 100 prints of Maciej’s archive, some photos featured him as a child in Poland in 1980’s, most of the photos were from his summer holiday trip to France with his aunt and older brother
Seven Sister Cliff, East Sussex
Before moving to the UK, Maciej graduated from University of Warsaw with a Masters in Chemistry. He could’ve gone on to complete his PhD, instead he choose to move to the UK.
Maciej’s science background still plays an intricate part of his creative process, he has always had a passion for drawing and illustration. Upon moving to London, he completed his Foundation Diploma at Camberwell College of Art and then graduated with a BA (Hons) in Graphic Design from Central Saint Martins.
Wherever we go, Maciej always has his sketch book with him
Maciej applying for Settled Status on Government app, he had to initially register on before proceeding with the main part of the application
As part of the process, Maciej had to submit further evidence that he has ben ordinarily resident in UK covering a period of five years. These piles of paperwork reflect ten years of his education and working history in UK
Meow, the house cat in Maciej’s room from his previous house share in Stoke Newington/North London