Nine Polish fashion photographers will cross borders to New York for a first-ever Polish fashion photography exhibition in NYC. Curated by Alexi Lubomirski, YOUNG POLAND will serve as an insight to the next generation of accomplished photographers born in Poland in the 1980's and '90's. The exhibition, organized by PAFF, will present the work of nine photographers:
Open to the public from 9AM to 7PM daily from Friday, October 27 till Sunday, October 29, YOUNG POLAND will give diverse New York audiences an new insight into creative Poland; all in the heart of the historic Polish diaspora, Greenpoint.
YOUNG POLAND will be presented at A/D/O, a new creative space dedicated to exploring boundaries in design. A/D/O is located in a 23,000 square foot former warehouse in Greenpoint, Brooklyn's Industrial Business Zone.
Alexi Lubomirski was born in England to a Peruvian/English mother and a Polish/French father. At the age of eight, he moved to Botswana with his mother and English stepfather. It was his stepfather who gave him his first camera at the age of 11. His serious interest in photography developed whilst traveling in Peru during a gap year at college. His interest later shifted from social commentary to narrative-based fashion photography whilst studying for his degree at the University of Brighton, in the UK. Introduced to Mario Testino whilst making the rounds in London with his university portfolio, Lubomirski soon joined him in Paris as his assistant. Towards the end of his 4 years with Testino, Katie Grand hand picked him to start shooting for the iconic FACE magazine and subsequently Harper’s Bazaar US. Since then, Lubomirski has become an established name within the fashion industry.
Lubomirski has published two photography books, Decade (2014) and Diverse Beauty (2016) as well as a poetry book “PRINCELY ADVICE for a HAPPY LIFE”, written for his two sons, on the virtues of behaving in a manner befitting a Prince in the 21st Century. All proceeds from his books are donated to the charity Concern Worldwide of which Alexi is an ambassador. More information about Alexi and his work can be found here.
Nearly all of the photographs presented as part of YOUNG POLAND are available for purchase. Our exhibition brochure is available here for browsing. All inquiries should be directed to the Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org.