born 1977 in Janów Lubelski, Poland,
lives and works in Warsaw, Poland.
(Paweł) Bownik is a photographer. His works are related to conceptual photography, with clear references to the aesthetics of fashion and advertising photoshoots.
Disassembly results from activities carried out on plants: each had been divided into parts with each part numbered and laid out, only to be re-assembled using drawing pins or adhesive and finally photographed. The aesthetic evokes calendar shots or occasional postcards. The photographs record the defragmentation of a living organism, carried out as if in the lab, a quasi-scientific activity aiming to emphasise the seductive beauty of the murdered plants.