Necessary losses

PhotographerRafal Michalak
Prize2nd Place in People / Self-Portrait
Entry Description

Self portrait – series of photographs

About Photographer

Rafal Michalak, b. 1971. He lives and works in Wroclaw, Poland. He studied political science and public relations. For many years he has been professionally related to advertising industry and commercial photography. At present he is studying photography at the Academy of Art and Design in Wroclaw. Rafal Michalak is a member of The Association of Polish Art Photographers, card number: 1193. PRIZES Dec 2016 Honorable Mention Award | AUTOGRESSION series of photographs in the category a PEOPLE: PORTRAIT ND AWARDS 2016 – Neutral Density Photography Awards Nov 2016 Honorable Mention Award | SHAME series of photographs in the category a FINE ART: CONCEPTUAL ND AWARDS 2016 – Neutral Density Photography Awards Honorable Mention Award | SHAME series of photographs in the category a PERSON for a picture 12th Photographic Open Championship Olsztyn 2016, held under the auspices of Olsztyn City Major Nov 2015 1st prize & Golden Glass award | SHAME photography & THE WALL, series of photographs in the category a PERSON for a picture 11th Photographic Open Championship Olsztyn 2015, held under the auspices of Olsztyn City Major June 2015 1st place | The WALL, series of photographs Special Prize of the FORMAT magazine 3th Biennial of Art in Piotrków Trybunalski, a national contest entitled POST APOCALYPSE ODA – Center of Art in Piotrków Trybunalski, Poland Nov 2014 2nd prize & Silver Glass award | An Engagement Ring photography Recommendation | Glance photography in the category a PERSON for a picture 10th Photographic Open Championship Olsztyn 2014, held under the auspices of Olsztyn City Major Aug 2013 1st place | Loneliness photography The Minister of Culture and National Heritage Award Gold Medal for photographic creations 8th Black & White Photography Biennial, a national contest entitled Human being in the landscape Edmund Osterloff’s Photographic Society SOLO EXHIBITIONS April – May 2016 Kino Gallery, Dolnośląskie Centrum Filmowe in Wroclaw SHAME – series of photographs Sep/Oct 2015 FIRLEJ Gallery, Wroclaw HEAT WAVE – series of photographs, aquatint prints June 2015 Za Szafą Gallery, ZPAF, Wroclaw HEAT WAVE – series of photographs Dec 2014 – January 2015 6 Gallery, Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wroclaw HEAT WAVE – series of photographs Dec 2011 Browar Mieszczanski, Wroclaw METAMORPHOSIS – Against Social Invisibility, series of photographs