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Magda Kuca – Reframing Photographic History

  • Talks
  • 10/01/20

Magda’s talk will explore the meaning behind incorporating historical processes into contemporary photographer’s practice, her journey, struggles and personal perspective on value of reframing photographic history.

Magda Kuca (1993)- Polish photographer based in London exploring cyclical nature of human rituals by utilizing historical photographic technique of wet plate collodion, using contexts of identity, memory and ethnological investigation.

Her work was a subject of individual exhibitions in various part of the world: 2016 at Circulation(s) Festival in Paris, in 2017 exhibition commissioned by Photography and the Archive Research Centre, London. As a LensCulture Art Photography Awards 2018 Finalists she exhibited her Grandmothers series in Aperture Gallery, New York, US

Leading alternative and historical photographic techniques workshops (cyanotype, wet plate collodion, pinhole photography, gum bichromate, anthotype, gelatin silver printing and others) in her Central London Studio as well as abroad.  Collaborated with various acclaimed art institutions and galleries, such as British Museum, University of Arts London and more.