Subtext & Discourse

Piotr Pietrus, artist & social activist photographer | EP27 Subtext & Discourse

July 6, 2020

Piotr Pietrus is a Polish born artist and social activist photographer. He graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich, Germany in 2008, and went on to do a masterclass with Arno Fischer at the Ostkreuzschule in Berlin, where he now lives and works. Possessing a strong contemporary documentary practice, his work investigates the sites where the poetic and political intersect in the wake of a growing resistance towards social injustice and the ecological crises. His work has been published widely including Greenpeace Magazin, Monopol, Süddeutche Zeitung Magazin, Der Greif, VICE, If You Leave, Phases and Aint Bad Magazine among others. Recently he exhibited with EEP Berlin, a new curatorial initiative dedicated to showcasing the strongest Eastern European photography to Berlin audiences.

Interview with Piotr Pietrus recorded by Michael Dooney on 15. May 2020 in Neukölln, Berlin.

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PIOTR PIETRUS
SEBASTIAN DE LA LUZ (audio engineering)
MICHAEL DOONEY
JARVIS DOONEY GALLERY

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