"Miłosz. Local" is a project by Wojciech Prażmowski, implemented as part of the program of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage "Miłosz 2011", presenting places related to the life and work of Czesław Miłosz. It is an imaginary journey following the Master's trail to places important for the poet in Poland and Lithuania.
The author of the exhibition traveled over 7,000 kilometers around Lithuania and the Suwałki Region, took nearly 3,000 photographs, visiting dozens of towns, places in Poland and Lithuania: ... Babańce, Wigry, Rachelany, Burbiszki, Hołna Mejera, Szołtana, Widugiery, Krasnogruda, Krejwiany, Becejła, Szetejnie , Opitołoki, Kiejdany, Kaunas, Marijampole, Trakai, but above all Vilnius ... street Wiwulskiego, Zaułek Bernardyński, Królewska, Mickiewicza, Młyńska, Pańska, Zygmuntowska, Bakszta, Wielka, Zawalna, Zamkowa, Trocka, Dominikańska etc., etc.
The idea of the exhibition is the interpenetration of cultures, conviction of non-tenacity. When Mitosz is in Berkeley - he is here, when he is in Krakow - he is here and in Lithuania - In this exhibition, Milosz is without a passport. Important is his poetry, prose, which has and will have a timeless, universal dimension to enjoy - from Tomaszaw to Klaipeda and Sydney. While working on the exhibition - Prażmowski - often on purpose, he sought to unify the images, almost to symmetrical combinations, to show that the landscape from Polish Szypliszki is similar to that from the Lithuanian Kiejdan, the color of Lake Hołny identical to the color of Wilejki, trees in Taurishki and Podkomorzynka - such themselves.
Wojciech Prażmowski - He was born in 1949 in Częstochowa. He has been dealing with photography since 1968 / participation in the National Exhibition of Artistic Photography in Częstochowa /. He graduated from the School of Creative Photography in Brno in 19751 The State Film, Television and Theater School in Łódź. To date, he has participated in over 300 photo exhibitions in the country and abroad. Since 1977, he has been a member of the Union of Polish Art Photographers. Represents the creative photography trend. He is the creator of "photo - objects". Works in collections of: Museum of Art in Łódź, Center for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw, Museum of Modern Art in New York. He lectures photography at art colleges.