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It was back in 1984 when I saw The Baltic for the first time. I was 6 years old. I remember that very well. They were my first holidays so far away from home. We went on vacation – the four women. My mother, my fat aunt Luśka, her daughter and me. On that day, we were walking along a sandy path in a pine forest. Everything was so different. Different scents and sounds, especially that hollow roar, somewhere in the distance. We were walking long enough to score three or four cone-fights. The path was becoming more and more sandy with every step. On end, it was ascending steeply. I ran onto a high sand dune and – I saw. I believe only the discoverer of Tutankhamun's tomb might understand how I felt then. My mother says I asked her that night if only birds could see what's on the other side?
In August 2009 I began the travel around The Baltic Sea...

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Anka Sielska
annasielska Katowice, Poland

Born in Katowice, Poland in 1978. After graduating from Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice, Poland (2003) and the Institut for Creative Photography in Opava, Czech Republic she started to work in Academy as an lecturer in the photography studio. Anna has been working on personal project such as: Pure Formality (2006), City Story (2007) about lonely women in the big city and Other Side (2009) – photos from trip around Baltic Sea along the coast.

Publish Date  March 04, 2014

Dimensions  Small Square  62 pgs   ProLine Uncoated Paper

Category  Arts & Photography

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