Andrzej Dobosz (born 1977) is a freelance Polish photographer, the founder of the Poznan photographic group Streetm. He is mainly interested in reportage and socially-oriented photography. Dobosz’s works won two awards in Wielkopolska Press Photo competition , The photographer is interested in such themes as social manifestations in public space and other events which attract different social groups; importantly, the lens is hardly ever directed towards the epicenter of the event.
The 480-page hardcover publication, 165 x 225 x 40 mm has a status of a collectible object due to the circulation of only 500 copies with numerical stamp assigned to each copy. Moreover, the art book remains the effect of close cooperation between Dobosz and Bienert, an undertaking which shows a deeply conscious approach to the status of photographic reproduction. Diverse typographic layout, its correspondence with a text , varied size of reproductions and juxtaposition of differing kinds of paper enrich the interpretation of Dobosz’s reportages.
The art book Andrzej Dobosz proves that in the epoch of popularization of e-books, printed editions are still in demand and contemporary publications can become an object of a collector’s desire.