Waiting For God, by Olivia Grabowski-West

View all 16 Photos

Olivia Grabowski-West captures the sullen emotions of the residents in Grodek, Poland in her photo series called “Waiting For God.” These photos are portraits of people who were left behind in their village after the fall of communism. Most people between the ages of 16 and 45 left the village behind leaving a community of old people and a few young children who were left in their care. Many villagers have died of cancer which is rumored to have been because of their proximity to Chernobyl which is 350 miles near by.

Take me there

  • The Krane

    An immersive retreat in one of Copenhagen’s harbors. More than just a contemporary space, The…

  • Guntu Hotel

    A tranquil destination in the Seto Inland Sea. This floating hotel Japan added to its…

  • Villa Slow

    A special hotel designed to be a home away from home. Nestled into a bucolic…

  • Alila Yangshuo Hotel

    An old sugar mill becomes a modern hotel. Built in the 1960s in the striking…

More for you

  • The Photography of Vicente Manssur

    A series of urban stories in simple, but powerful compositions. Based in Guayaquil, Ecuador, photographer…

  • Porsche Drive By Stefan Bogner

    A must-have for automotive, photography, and travel lovers. Following on the footsteps of his previous…

  • Hasselblad’s X1D Field Kit

    Taking an iconic camera on the road. Renowned Swedish brand Hasselblad has a rich heritage….

  • Danakil By Andrea Frazzetta

    Italian photographer Andrea Frazzetta has traveled all over the world, visiting over 50 countries in…

Close Cart