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In an interview, the British artist and photographer Craigie Horsfield said: the inescapable paradox of photography is that, no matter how far we explode the representational integrity of the figure, there is a residual trace of the phenomenal world. There is no escape from finally having to confront the fact of the real. We are thrown backwards and forwards between the poles of belief and doubt, there is no resolution. This statement well describes using photography in my artistic practice.


Jolanta Dolewska is an artist based in Edinburgh.

Dolewska completed her BA Hons in Documentary Photography at University of Wales Newport (2007) and MA Photography (Fine Art) at the Royal College of Art London (2012).

Participated in exhibitions nationally and internationally: Visioni Variabli (Fiesole, Italy 2006), Construct at Folkestone Triennial (2011), High Altitude, Festival de photographie de montagne in Rossinière, Switzerland (2011), GROUP 2012 at WW Gallery, London (2012), Daegu Photo Biennale in South Korea (2012), Belfast Photo Festival (2013) and Fresh Faced & Wide Eyed at the Photographers Gallery (2013). Dolewska's photographic works have been published in High Altitude by 5 Continents, Milan (2011) and Seeing for others by Black Dog Publishing, London (2012). She has received Reginald Salisbury Photographic Bursary (2006), Constance Fairness Foundation Prize (2011) and The Photographers' Gallery Award (2012) and been shortlisted for The Source-Cord Prize (2014).


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