press release

In the Summer of 2014 a group of ethnographers, among which the photographer and journalist Grzegorz Dąbrowski, went on a field trip during which they visited seven towns located along both sides of Polish-Belarusian border (Kleszczele and Grodek in Poland; Sopoćkinie, Łunna, Wołpa, Wołkowysk and Kamieniec in the Republic of Belarus). They were in search of old archival photography (they documented and digitalised some 2300 photographs from private archives), however what they found turned out much more than that.

Grzegorz Dąbrowski is a Polish photographer and curator and a journalist at the "Gazeta Wyborcza" in Warsaw. He has worked on the archives of the photographers Bolesław Augustis, Antoni Drodowski, Jerzy Kostko and Jan Siwicki and has documented, in 2013-2014 and with Urszula Dąbrowska and Rafak Siderski, the Polish-Belarusian border in the project