10 May 2007

Magdalena Sokalska: Białystok - one day

May 1st 2004 was a special day for Poland and 9 other countries of Eastern and Central Europe - first day in European Union. Group of recognised Polish photographers, motivated by Grzegorz Dąbrowski, and supported by several institutions decided to document this first day in EU on BW negatives. Action called "Białystok - one day" was lasting 24 hours. Photographers spent whole day portraiting the people, the city, the atmosphere of this special day - 3 years ago already. Today they say - it was worth to make this document.I am happy to share with you part of this project, historical pictures made by one of the participants of this event: Magdalena Sokalska. You have already a chance to see some pictures from this action made by Staszek Heyda.

Magda is talented, young Polish photographer. She finnished Warsaw School of Photography, and now terminates studies at Creative Photography Institute in Opava (Czech Republic).
Recently all of her energy she utilise for Gliwice House of Photography and organization of Gliwice Photo Month.
We'll talk of Magda soon more.

Here you can find more pictures made this day by other photographers participating in this event.
invited by Marcin Górski

Silence by Monika Brand

I am pleased to have Monika with us again . This is a great serie
of pictures, I am thrilled to see such good photography.
Monika says:
The story behind is very simple. I had the idea to take some
and surrealistc images in a milky bath and my beloved daughter
enthusiatic by that idea. So we did it and we were pleased by the

She forgot to mention that she used TriX for these pictures.
What else is there? Well, there is Rollei R3 for example that
she used for the medium format pictures here. ;)