Zbigniew Kosc born 1951 (Poland), Ph.D. in social psychology.
He was active in research both at the universities of Warsaw and Amsterdam. He has published several scientific papers as well as book reviews. Zbigniew Kosc absolved secondary studies in photography and graduated from the Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam. His work can be found in private homes as well as in public collections on both sides of the Atlantic.

people, ancient cultures, Orient, religions, Russia, portrait

selected exhibitions
Canon Image Center Amsterdam, 1990 (Athos)
The Architectural Association London, 1996 (Ancient Egypt)
Palais Jalta Frankfurt am Main, 1997, Kunstlerhaus Wien, 2008 (Perm)
International Institute of Social History Amsterdam, 2000 (Islamic Cairo)
Wereldmuseum Rotterdam, 2002 (Ababda Bedouins of the Eastern Desert)
GLAZ / Moscow House of Photography, 2006 (retrospecive)
Politecnico di Torino, 2008 (l'Egitto Ebreo,)

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, 1990 (Francoise v.d. Bosch)
Artamis Geneva, 1997 (La Nuit de la Photo)
De Vishal Haarlem, 1998 (Oh God)
SBK Kunsthal De Remise Amsterdam, 2002(Oog in oog)
NAZAR, Noorderlicht Photofestival Leeuwarden, 2004 (Islamic Cairo)
The State Tretyakov Gallery Moscow, 2007 (Peter and Wolf)

and many other

selected publications


Zbigniew Kosc 'Athos',U.Bär Verlag, Zurich 1988

Zbigniew Kosc, PERM, Amsterdam-Wien, 2008


TRACES-Erinnerung in Fotografien
Künstlerhaus Wien - Fotohof Salzburg 2008

Moderne architectuur-fotografie in Haarlem
ABC Architecuurcentrum Haarlem, 2006

NAZAR: Photographs from the Arab World
Aperture, New York 2005

"NAZAR - Photographs from the Arab World"
Aurora Borealis, 2004

'Self-exposure' R.Massengill (ed.)
Rizzolli International, New York 2005

'Blickdicht - Fotografien aus der arabischen Welt'
ifa Galerie Berlin-Stuttgart, 2005

‘Oog in oog-Hedendagse Nederlandse fotografie'
De Verbeelding, Amsterdam 2002

'Francoise van den Bosch'
The Francoise van den Bosch Foundation, Naarden 1990

'IS-Individuele Subsidies 1989-90'
Stichting Fonds voor beeldende kunsten, voormgeving en bouwkunst,
Amsterdam 1990

'De ene hemel is de andere niet - a choice of Heavens'
Gerrit Rietveld Academie-De Balie, Amsterdam 1989

S. Broos 'Verblasene Erinnerungen',
Frankfurter Runschau, no 155, 8 Juli 1997

A. Hillebrecht 'Fotos, die den Verfall festhalten',
Frankfurter Neue Presse, no153, 5 Juli 1997

T. Star 'Armitis-Perm'
Rede zur Eröfnung der Fotoaustellung in Palais Jalta Frankfurt am Main, 3 Juli 1997

and more

mail to: z.kosc@chello.nl