Images without Text, March 18 - 31st, 2016
Vancouver-based artist Patryk Stasieczek presents a set of photographic sketch documents. This selection of raw images marks the development of a new body of large-format photographic work, still untitled, and is presented as unedited .jpeg and animated .gif files without text.
Patryk Stasieczek (b. 1984) is a visual artist living in Vancouver, BC. He holds a Master of Applied Arts from Emily Carr University of Art + Design (Vancouver, BC) and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography and Philosophy from Concordia University (Montréal, QC). He is the active director and co-curator of Gallery 295, a young gallery located in the heart of Vancouver’s art district that focuses on emerging contemporary photographic practices and dialogues. He also works as a photographic lab technician and is currently a sessional instructor at Emily Carr University of Art + Design.
He has exhibited within Canada and in the United States, participating in exhibitions at Access Gallery, Galerie Les Territoires, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Eastern Bloc, Interstitial Gallery, WAAP, FIELD Contemporary, and the FOFA Gallery. His work has been published both nationally and abroad, and was featured on the cover of Hong-Kong based Pipeline Magazine’s 2014 Juried Photography Issue. In 2015 he was nominated for Henry Art Gallery's BRINK award.