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20 September 2016

Katarzyna Mirczak_Night of the Year 2016

SPECIAL SIGNS / TOOLS OF CRIME

he Special Signs series (2010) presents photographs of prisoners’ tattoos discovered by Katarzyna Mirczak in the archives of Collegium Medicum Forensic Medicine Department at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow and Forensic Medicine Department at the Medical University in Wroclaw. The oldest dated artifact comes from 1872. In the Tools of Crime series (2012), the artist photographed objects found at the Institute of Forensic Medicine in Krakow. All of the objects were weapons of crime – they contributed to someone’s death.

Courtesy of: Erick Franck Fine Art.

CARTE BLANCHE
KASIA MICHALSKI GALLERY