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
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
We went for a day trip to Hastings during bank holiday in August, Maciej had never been before and I hadn’t been since I was a small child
Maciej during walk through East Sussex countryside
Rocks on the beach - Hastings
Maciej on the train home back to London around 6:30pm
These are two photos of Maciej and his brother from their first visit to London in 1999. Unfortunately Maciej’s 100 6x4 prints were damaged recently by a flood in the basement of our flat
This is 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
I also found some old postcards that dried out but the text was ruined sadly
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