Piotr Malecki

Photographer and Filmmaker
Automobile America - project in progress
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Nationality: Polish
Biography: Press photographer, author of photographic reportages, portraitist, documentary filmmaker. Born in 1967 in Koszalin, Poland. He graduated in documentary film at the Wajda School, also studied cinematography at the Faculty of Radio and Television... read on
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Automobile America - project in progress
Credits: piotr malecki
Date of Work: 12/31/69 - 12/31/69
Updated: 03/22/19
Location: USA
If Aliens were to descend on this planet in the 21st century and witness the vast number and variety of colourful vehicles whizzing around the roads they could be excused for thinking that it is the automobile that is in charge, not the smaller, two legged creature sitting at the wheel, steering the cars.
This photographic journey across the USA is an attempt to capture the enormous impact that cars have had on modern life. America, the home of the mass produced motorcar, is the most striking embodiment of our love affair with the car; an object that continues to inspire passion and a sense of identity in its owners.
I travelled around the United States on a number of trips, and was struck by America's unique relationship to what could arguably be called one of the main forces behind its economic might and global influence.
This is an ongoing project - I will be on the road again soon.


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Portraits In Colour

By Piotr Malecki / warsaw, poland — Local celebrities, artists, politicians and ordinary people.

Facing Brexit

By Piotr Malecki / London — How will Brexit affect you? I asked this simple question to the people walking on the London streets and..

Black&White portraits

By Piotr Malecki — Local celebrities, artists, politicians and ordinary people.

People who cared

By Piotr Malecki — Portraits of the people who cared to come and donate money for urgent operation for Natalia Pazdzierska, a..

Half a Million Shades of Black

By Piotr Malecki — Everyday over half a million people commute to the City and the Canary Wharf - the old and the new..

Kansas beef

By Piotr Malecki — [Scroll down to see all text] In America, meat is big business. The meat and poultry industry is the..
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