"Fac(e)ing XXI Century"
Opening Thursday 15th October, 6-9pm
Daily viewings Fri 16th-Sat 17th, 3pm-8pm

This is the first solo exhibition by Tomasz Olejnik after a group show hosted at The Back Loft in June 2008, “MADE TO LAST” a joint effort by a collective of mixed-media Polish artists. The Polish Express Magazine featured a short interview of the artist, which may be downloaded from

"When you look back in time, somewhere at the beginning of 20th century, all these fantastic vintage photographs had one main purpose. To document events and to portray people....I would like to invite you to look at portraits as they are made today, in the 21st century"...Personally, I like to think that the quote below somehow defines what I do and what I really enjoy in photography. "Less is more" ... style in which the least possible amount of form shapes, colors, or lines are used to reduce the concept or idea to its simplest form (geometric shapes, progressions) --