About me


Łukasz Rusznica (b. 1980) is a photographer, curator, and educator based in Wrocław, Poland. Since graduating in cultural studies from the University of Wrocław, he has exhibited his works in galleries and museums in Poland and abroad. He is the author of the photobooks Smog, Near, Infra, ToskanaEuropean Eyes on Japan Vol. 18, and The Most Important ThingsI Do Not Tell You At All, designed by Thomas Schostok. His works have been published in „Magazyn Szum”, „BIURO”, „La Vie”, „Machina”, „POST”, and „Bad to the Bone”. He is a winner of the Show OFF Section of the Krakow Photomonth Festival 2012 and the WARTO 2015 Award. In 2016 he was selected to take part in European Eyes on Japan— a unique project inviting photographers from European Capitals of Culture to capture everyday life in Japan. He is the winner of Griffin Art Space Prize — Lubicz 2017 for the best portfolio at Krakow Photomonth 2017. Rusznica currently runs a photography gallery, Miejsce przy Miejscu, dedicated to promoting emerging photographers from Poland and abroad.

Books

Subterranean River | 2018 >> more info and buy
European Eyes on Japan / Sometimes the border is thin
| 2016 >> more info and buy
Toskana | 2015
The most important I do not tell you at all / Najważniejszego i tak Wam nie powiem | 2013
Near, Infra | 2011
Smog | 2010
Fajnie by się temu przyjrzeć [Projekt ELPEWICZ] | 2009

Exhibitions & projects

Sometimes the border is thin (European Eyes on Japan) | Studio BWA Wrocław gallery, Wroclaw, Poland, 2016
Space as a Place | group exhibition, Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin, Germany, 2016
Salon nowej fotografii 2016 | group exhibition, Raster Gallery, Warszawa, Poland, 2016
Midnight Show 4 | group exhibition, 16th T-Mobile Nowe Horyzonty IFF, Dizajn BWA Wrocław gallery, Wrocław, Poland, 2016
The Increased Difficulty of Concentration | group exhibition, CSO, Prague, Czech Republic, 2015
Wyborny trup fotografii polskiej | group exhibition, Awangarda BWA Wrocław gallery, Wrocław, Poland, 2015
Skin II | group exhibition, Awangarda BWA Wrocław gallery, Wrocław, Poland, 2015
Lunapar | group exhibition, Forma, Lozanna, Switzerland, 2014
And if the topic is actually love | solo exhibition, Miejsce, Krakow, Poland, 2014
Midnight Show 2 | group exhibition, 14th T-Mobile Nowe Horyzonty IFF, Dizajn BWA Wrocław gallery, Wrocław, Poland, 2013
Skin | group exhibition, Maison de la Photographie, Lille, France, 2013
Midnight Show | group exhibition, 13th T-Mobile New Horizons IFF , Dizajn BWA Wrocław gallery, Wrocław, Poland, 2013
Inhale | exhibition with Lena Dobrowolska’s Plateau, Gallery Czułość, Warszawa, Poland, 2012
Inhale | solo exhibition, Gallery New Roman, Kraków, Poland, 2012
Publish yourself | Mica Moca, Berlin, Germany, 2011
Publish yourself | Gallery Czułość, Warszawa, Poland, 2011
What happened to my Head? / Thoughts produce noise* – Paweł Kowzan’s project | Muzeum of Art, Łódź, Poland, 2011
Some people think we’re nasty | group exhibition, Studio BWA Wrocław gallery, Wrocław, Poland, 2010
Wild Bunch | group show, Magazyn Praga, Warszawa, Poland, 2010
Biology Chemistry Physics | exhibition, Dizajn BWA Wrocław gallery, Wrocław, Poland, 2010
The most important I do not tell you at all | slide show, Dizajn BWA Wrocław gallery, Wrocław, Poland, 2009
Reprezent | group show, Gallery Buduar, Wrocław, Poland, 2009
VS | art battle, Creative Art Center, Wrocław, Poland, 2006

Curatorial work

Pack your bags, Léonie Young, MpM [Miejsce przy Miejscu], Wrocław, Poland, 2017
Pamięć wody, Paweł Starzec, MpM [Miejsce przy Miejscu], Wrocław, Poland, 2017
 This is not real life, Dominika Gęsicka, MpM [Miejsce przy Miejscu], Wrocław, Poland, 2016
Because I live on a couch in a kitchen in my friends’ place, Marta Zdulska, TIFF Festival 2016, Wrocław, Poland, 2016
Feedback Loops – Lena Dobrowolska & Teo Ormond-Skeaping | MpM [Miejsce przy Miejscu], Wrocław, Poland, 2015
Unrecognized arrival – Marlena Jabłońska | MpM [Miejsce przy Miejscu], Wrocław, Poland, 2015
Just do not fall in love – Agata Kalinowska | MpM [Miejsce przy Miejscu], Wrocław, Poland, 2015
„Biuro” #5 DRES | #7 SKÓRA
How to photograph ? – from the archives of the IPN | MpM [Miejsce przy Miejscu], Wrocław, Poland, 2014
The Valley – Franek Ammer | MpM [Miejsce przy Miejscu], Wrocław, Poland 2015
Forecasts – Krzysztof Solarewicz | MpM [Miejsce przy Miejscu], Wrocław, Poland 2014
Leucoma – Arnau Vidal Cascalló | MpM [Miejsce przy Miejscu], Wrocław, Poland 2014
Skin | group exhibition, Maison de la Photographie, Lille, France, 2013
Some people think we’re nasty | Gallery Studio, Wrocław, Poland, 2010

Education

Book Case Study, workshop with Hester Keijser and Lewis Bush, 2017
Workshops with JH Engström/ Antoine d’Agata, Arles, 2010
Master Degree in Culture Studies at University of Wrocław, 2005