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Edition 2014

 

Darek Fortas, winner

Since 2011 Darek Fortas has been focusing on the central role of Polish miners in the politics of their country. In his series “Changing Rooms”, he ilustrates the political, social and cultural dimension ot Polish industrial architecture – miners having played a particularly important role in the Communist resistance movement which resulted in great social and political transformations in Central and Eastern Europe after 1989.

Born in Poland in 1986, graduate of the Royal College of Art in photography,

www.darekfortas.com

 


 

 

 

© Darek Fortas. “Changing Room V”,
from the series “Changing Rooms” (2011-2013),
courtesy of the artist

© Darek Fortas. “Changing Room II”,
from the series “Changing Rooms” (2011-2013),
courtesy of the artist

© Darek Fortas. “Changing Room VI”,
from the series “Changing Rooms” (2011-2013),
courtesy of the artist