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Kacper Kowalski: Event Horizon
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Event Horizon is the fourth book by aerial photographer Kacper Kowalski. It reveals the most intimate parts of the artist’s soul, showing his introspective approach to nature and the discovery of his vulnerability and feelings through flying in a gyrocopter around Poland, the author’s home country. Order now and receive a signed copy.
A visual record of an intimate human experience
“With the onset of winter, I embarked on a journey in search of harmony. Driven by instinct, I ventured further and further, until I exceeded the limits of rationality,” says Kowalski.
With the beginning of winter, Kacper set out on a journey in search of harmony. Driven by instinct, he ventured farther and farther until he passed the boundaries of rationality. Between the beginning of January ’21 and the end of March he took 76 solo flights in a gyrocopter or a motorized paraglider, passing a route of about 10 000 kilometers in space, spending 200 hours in the air. The pictures were taken from a height of approx. 150 m above bodies of water in northern Poland, near Tricity where he lives.
Event Horizon is both a standalone book and a companion piece to his previous book, Arché. Both projects were made in similar locations and physical conditions. Despite their similarity, they are very different on a meta-level.
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