Rafal Milach, Border guard officer posing for portrait by the checkpoint
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Rafal Milach

Border guard officer posing for portrait by the checkpoint, Ukraine, 2008
Website - RafalMilach.com

Rafal Milach is a documentary photographer based in Warsaw, Poland. He graduated from Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice, Poland and ITF in Opava, Czech Republic. For more than 10 years he has been working on transition issues in Russian speaking countries and CEE region. This work resulted with the book 7 Rooms (Kehrer Verlag 2011) and such essays as The Grey (2002), Wunderland (2006), Disappearing Circus (2008) or Black Sea of Concrete (2009). Rafal’s photos were exhibited in MoCA Shanghai and are the part of collection of Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Art in Japan. They have been also presented within Photoespana, Look3, Rencontres Photogrphiques d’Arles. In 2007 Rafal took part in Joop Swart Masterclass run by World Press Photo Foundation. He is grant recipient from Polish Ministry of Culture, European Cultural Foundaion and Visegrad Fund. His Pictures have been awarded in World Press Photo, Pictures of the Year International, Photography Book Now and New York Photo Festival Awards.

Posted on Tuesday, November 17, 2009.

 

 

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