Mateusz Kowalik is a documentary photographer, debuted in 2016. He focuses on long-term projects and his works are often rooted in his own experience, exploring issues of contemporary society. He showed his works at 4 individual exhibitions in Poland and Slovakia so far and a dozen or so groups. He graduated from the Sputnik Photos Mentoring Program and PARALLEL Eurepean Photo Based Platform. In 2018, he started studying at the University of Opava at the Institute of Creative Photography in Czech Republic.