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Sonia Szóstak

Born in 1990 in Szczecin. She graduated from the Film School in Łódź where she studied Direction of Photography. She lives and works between Paris and Warsaw. Szóstak published in iconic magazines around the world, such as Vogue Poland, Vogue Italia, Vogue Portugal, Rolling Stone.

She is also the author of advertising campaigns for such brands as Chylak, Le Petit Trou. Her photographs were presented at numerous group exhibitions, among them Young Poland by Alexi Lubomirski, A / D / O Gallery (New York, 2017), A Glimpse at Photo Vogue, Carl Sozzani Gallery (Milan, 2013), Uwikłani w sztukę. Fotografia, malarstwo, rzeźba, wideo z kolekcji Joanny i Krzysztofa Madelskich, National Museum (Gdańsk, 2014).

Sonia Szóstak’s works have so far been presented at three individual exhibitions: The Age of Innocence at the National Museum in Gdansk, 2016 and a year earlier at the Berlin No Wodka Gallery A Journey to Mars, curated by Nadine Dinter, who works at Helmut Newton Foundation and “Fortune Teller” in Leica 6×7 Gallery Warsaw. Balancing between fashion, travel and portrait photography, Szóstak’s images are a great affirmation of femininity. The photographer has developed a unique visual language. Szóstak’s aesthetics is rooted in the tradition of great masters of painting and photography.

She draws inspiration from the heritage of a classic portrait while remaining fresh and winsomely lyrical. 
The human body confronted with nature and embedded in the landscape is the main theme of the Sonia Szóstak’s works.

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