Patryk Stasieczek is an LGBTQ+ Polish-Canadian artist from Treaty 6 territory living and working on the shared, unceded territories of the Semiahmoo, Katzie, Stó:lō, W̱SÁNEĆ, Kwantlen and Coast Salish first nations. He was the former director and curator of Gallery 295 and holds part-time and non-regular faculty positions at Concordia University (Tiohtià:ke) and Emily Carr University of Art + Design. His practice frames the photographic as an iterative and transdisciplinary subject. His research orients the materiality of photographic images through curatorial practice, site-responsive installation, studio practice, writing, mentorship and education. He has exhibited nationally and abroad, showcasing work at Pensacola Museum of Art (USA), Centre Clark (CA), at Soil Gallery (USA), Access Gallery (CA), Galerie Les Territoires (CA), Charles H. Scott Gallery (CA), Eastern Bloc (CA), FIELD Contemporary (CA), and the FOFA Gallery (CA).