Vernissage of the Harry Weinberg’s photo exhibition

We cordially invite You on 28 June (Thursday) at 18:00 to KLUBOKAWIARNIA BABEL (Próżna 5 Str.) for the vernissage of the photo exhibition of Harry Weinberg.

The exhibition will be open until September 1.


Harry Weinberg – was born on October 10, 1939 in Warsaw. During the war he lived in Warsaw’s Wola with his parents, sister and grandmother on the part of his mother. In August 1944, during the Rzezia Wola – bloody German pacification of the district, the family left the apartment and headed towards Pruszków (during this passage died the sister of Harry Weinberg), which they did not reach, finding refuge in the Szybowskie family in Jelonki. Even in 1944, in unexplained circumstances, together with his mother and grandmother, Harry Weinberg went to Berlin. They returned to Poland in 1946 and for the next three years they lived at Szybowskie.

Harry Weinberg graduated from the Technical Technikum in Warsaw. After graduating from high school he worked as a photographer in the Semiconductor Factory “Tewa”, a photography instructor at the Youth Palace in Warsaw, assistant photographer Edward Hartwig, a laboratory technician in the Polonia publishing house. Working in the laboratory, he was offered a job as a photojournalist in the monthly Polska (East edition), and after a few years spent in the editorial office, he went to the Polish Agency “Interpress”. From the second half of the 1970s, with photographer Marek Czudowski, he co-founded the duo, which dealt with advertising photography – uninterruptedly until the early 90s. Member of the Union of Polish Journalists and Association of Polish Journalists. Winner of the first prize in the National Press Photography Competition for the photo-reportage “Come mother to oath.”

 

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