Julia Staniszewska / 25 ’/ 2016 / Polonia

Direction: Julia Staniszewska
Production: Anna Gawlita
Cinematography: Kacper Lisowski, Adam Palenta, Tomasz Wolski
Editing: Adriana F. Castellanos

A series of conversations between a mother and a daughter. The mother (66) is a doctor and a devout, practicing Catholic. The daughter (35) is an atheist and a mother to two children conceived through IVF. Although the grandmother loves her grandchildren, she does not accept this form of assisted reproductive technology. 

Julia Staniszewska is a visual artist, Graduate of the National School of Fine Arts (ENSBA) in Paris, and a PhD student at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. Her works have been shown, among others, in the Louvre Museum in Paris, PROGR in Bern, the Contemporary Art Centre and the Zachęta National Gallery of Art in Warsaw. She is an author of such photographic series as The Residents of the Bryla Street and Non-Central Warsaw as well as books, Paris-Varsovie 24 heures sans arrêt and A Restaurant.