Rematriating from Brooklyn to Puerto Rico, withstanding Hurricane Maria and the resulting
darkness, I paint our ancestors as bio-luminescent beings underwater and my people as fireflies,
metaphors for sustainability and liberation.
My work examines the individual as a complex social product within in a variety of contexts. I create
new rhetoric about how we interact, compete or re-invent ourselves using our identity as a â€œcultural
Title: In The Finest Tradition
Photographic medium, Color Photographs, Digital â€œC" Fuji Crystal Archive Print
Dimensions: 30 x 30 in (76.2cm x 76.2cm) & 48 x 48 in (121.92 cm x 121.92 cm)
Portfolio Images: 20 x 24 (50.8cm x 60.96cm
Karolina Wojtasik works in New York, Los Angeles and across the globe. Most recently she shot her
signature portrait series in Siberia, Africa, and India.
She specializes in Portraits, Entertainment, Advertising and commissioned photograph
My practice investigates history, media, race, homoeroticism and love in work that ranges from
drawing, painting and artist books to iPhone videos distributed through social media, and
I'm currently working with found images primarily from sixties and seventies pictorial magazines that I interrupt with over-printed digital drawings and words which introduces a layer of commentary, free association or disruption.