Reading Time: 3 minutes “For me, the whole process was like putting a stick into an anthill and confronting my family trauma,” the Polish photographer says.
Reading Time: 3 minutes In 2015, when Poland’s most radical right-wing organisation, the Law and Justice (PiS) party, won the general election with a sweeping majority, photographer Joanna Wzorek and her liberal parents were shocked. Policies against immigration, same-sex marriage, and abortion just a few of the controversial views now channelled by Poland’s ruling party.
“Me and my parents felt deeply disrespected by the other side of our family, who voted right-wing,” says Wzorek, a Polish-born photographer who graduated from UAL last year with a degree in fashion photography. “I knew then I had to try and make something positive out of the negative nationalist standpoint that had dispersed within my country,” she explains.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Julia Fullerton-Batten has often trained her camera on women. Her first series was a semi-autobiographical…