Patryk Stasieczek is a Polish-Canadian artist from Treaty 6 territory who lives and works near Semiahmoo Bay. He was the former director and curator of Gallery 295 and held faculty positions at Concordia University (Tiohtià:ke) and Emily Carr University of Art + Design, where he currently teaches. 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).