Join us for the Subterranean River book signing by Łukasz Rusznica.
The Photographers’ Gallery Bookshop
16-18 Ramillies St
London W1F 7LW
June 28th 6-8pm
Buy book here
On his Japanese journey, Łukasz Rusznica chose spirits and other supernatural creatures as his guides. He asked them for help in mapping a new territory, and appears to have received an additional gift: a discovery about oneself and one’s own background, which seems to be the actual journey here: a more significant one than conquering purely physical distance.
Along with the evolution of societies, rising unpredictability, mobility and dependence on technologies, the folk spirituality evolves into lived spirituality – one which may appear unorthodox, but relies on direct experience and presence of the divine element in common surroundings.
Łukasz Rusznica is a Polish photographer and curator. He graduated from Cultural Studies of the University of Wrocław. He is an author of a few photobooks i.e. “Near, Infra”, “European Eyes on Japan vol. 18”, “The Most Important I Do Not Tell You At All”, intimate and strong queer book designed by Thomas Schostock.
He is a winner of ShowOFF section of the Krakow Photomonth Festival in 2012 and WARTO 2015 Award. In 2016 he was selected to take part in European Eyes on Japan. In 2017 he was a winner of best portfolio in Krakow Photomonth Festival. His book Subterranean river was shortlisted on Unseen Dummy Award 2017. He runs a photography gallery Miejsce przy Miejscu 14 dedicated to promoting emerging photographers from Poland and abroad.