The jury of the Griffin Art Space Prize has decided to award Lukasz Rusznica for an expressive and intriguing visual language, beautiful images and creating a very involving world existing – as the author says himself – somewhere between fiction and reality.
Initiated in 2014, the Griffin Art Space Prize aims to promote interesting and mature art projects. The winner is selected from participants in the Portfolio Review by members of the international jury including the representation of the Foundation for Visual Arts, Griffin Art Space Foundation and reviewers team.
Łukasz Rusznica, photographer. Since he graduated Culture Studies at University of Wrocław, his works have been exhibited in many galleries in Poland and abroad. His works have been published in magazines like SZUM, BIURO, LaVie, Machina and POST. Rusznica is also a winner of the ShowOFF Section of the Krakow Photomonth Festival in 2012 and WARTO 2015 Award. He took part in the project European Eyes on Japan in 2016. He’s also a curator in photography gallery (Miejsce przy Miejscu) at the Centre of Creative Attitudes in Wrocław.
Photo: Łukasz Rusznica, Untitled, from the Subterranean River series, 2016. Courtesy of the artist © Łukasz Rusznica