Janusz Kawa was born in Warsaw, Poland.
Studied photography and film at The Art Institute of Chicago in USA
Afterwards he moved to Paris, France where his photographs began appearing in major world publications such as French Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Australian Vogue American GQ, New York Times Magazine and Interview.
Since then he has moved throughout the world as professional photographer capturing the essence of people through portraits from world-renowned artists such as Morgan Freedman, Luciano Pavarotti, Ann Sophie Mutter, Louise Bourgeois, Daniel Day Lewis among others. During that time his personal work included projects from India to Morocco and Mexico. The thread running through much of his personal work shows the nomadic spirit of people similar to his own way of life.
He also teaches photography at The School of Visual Arts (SVA) and International Center of Photography (ICP) in New York, as well as teaching his own private workshops.
He has shown his work internationally in Mexico City, Guadalajara, Paris, Atlanta and New York City where he is currently based.
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