The following is the first of a series of interviews launched for Abstract and Surreal photography week in Project Educate 2008.
lewicka is a diverse photographer and the founder of #Abstractography (chatroom page :devabstractography) on dAmn, a chatroom for abstract photographers to meet and chat.
Basics and Background
Name and location?
My name is Martha Lewicka and I am a native of Gdansk, Poland, currently residing in Oslo, Norway.
How long have you been practicing photography?
I am not quite sure when I started, but the first picture I was really working on was taken in 1997. Though I cannot say that i had been taking pictures for eleven years now, cause not always had I cameras or films to work with. And from that period I still have all my sketches with ideas for pictures, that I sometimes go back to for inspiration.
Do you have any formal training in the arts?
I learned everything myself, f