Photographer Jacek Durski frames urban spaces transformed into places of rest

Urban areas
(Image credit: Jacek Durski)

"My photo series, ‘Relaxation zone’, documents places that look simple but are anything but straightforward. I found all these places in Katowice, a city in Poland with over 300,000 residents. 

The Silesian metropolis, of which the city is a part, is inhabited by two million people. Historically, this area was connected with heavy industry, such as copper mining and stone quarrying.

Urban areas
Jacek Durski

Based in Katowice, Poland, photographer Jacek Durski focuses on long-term projects exploring sociological themes and architecture. He began photography as a teenager and later graduated from the Academy of Photography in Krakow. His works have received numerous commendations and have been displayed at galleries.


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