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About:

Kasia, graduate from the reputable Warsaw School of Photography, she has also a Master's degree in Economics, Once pursued a corporate career, she began her career as a photographer, working on the long-term project: "That's Jazz Babe".

Involved in the promotion of jazz music she collaborates with Warner Music Poland on the promotion of new jazz albums. Takes photos of jazz albums covers. Currently, she is working with East News She also works as an administrator in the Jazz Museum and contributes to JazzPress magazine as redactor,  She runs podcast for JazzPress, titled: That's NYC Jazz, Babe".

Kasia easily recognized due to the characteristic style of her work. Street-like photos with exceptional light, Has the ability to make the ordinary in an extraordinary light. Kasia work is poetic, sensitivity to her subject, lighting and emotion are all woven in a defining style of imaginative surfaces and environments. The open lens technique, supporting the subject with intimacy to varied post-production applications are thoughtfully applied. No matter what the circumstance, she manages to find those honest, real moments, close emotional portraits of artists, jazz musicians, sportsmen and those she meets when travelling - all shown in natural environments. Kasia started from pure art painting and gradually moved her interest in photography. She visited most European countries, spent a lot of time travelling in Central America, Mexico and the Far East. Kasia lived in England and NYC, were merged into the artistic world of photography and crystallized her unique style. She had several exhibitions and won many photo competitions. 

Currently, Kasia works on her long term project "That's Jazz Babe", which has several exhibitions in Poland. True her project she wants to show the contribution of jazz artists to the world of music. She captures the improvisation and creative process in jazz music.  Art in any form is a medium for dialogue, which is a powerful tool. Therefore, her photos tell a story not only about jazz but also about the positive message that comes with it. The world needs more interaction among people of diverse backgrounds with a greater emphasis on art, culture and education. 

 

Recent Awards and Exhibitions:

  • "That's Jazz Babe" Exhibition in ZPAF Gallery in Warsaw

  • "That's Jazz Babe" Exhibition in Centrum Praskie Koneser

  • "That's Jazz Babe" Exhibition in Malta Gallery in Poznań

  • "That's Jazz Babe" Exhibition at Art Jazz Fashion Festival in Katowice

  • "That's Jazz Babe" Exhibition at RadioJazz.fm 10th annual Birthday Party in Warsaw 2019

  • "NYC Jazz Scene" Photography Exhibition F-Stops and F-Holes in NYC

  • "Street Photography" Exhibition organized by Street Dogs of Poland in Warsaw

  • "Human Docs"  Photography Exhibition at Kinoteka in Warsaw

  • The jury in ZoomART Festival, International Competition for Best Calendar in Katowice

  • Winner of the contest organized by MK Jazz Photo, as the best jazz Portraits photographer

  • Winner of the contest organized by FUJI, as the best Portraits photographer

  • First place in the contest organized by the Pix.house Gallery

  • Winner of the competition organized by Human Docs

  • Multiple winner of the competition organized by Street Dogs of    Poland

  • Multiple winner of the competition organized by Urban Street gallery

  • Winner of the contest organized by Vogue

  • Publication in DownBeat NYC “Chasing transcendence”

  • Publication in Jazz Forum, magazines cover

  • Multiple Publication articles in JazzPress

  • Publication in The New York Times, Brent Birckhead release album.

  • Cover album RGG Momento jazz band, produced by Warner Music Poland