Maciej Łukasz Zapiór

Astronomer - Solargrapher - Filmmaker


Scientific publications:
Query Results from the SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System Database

Research experience:
2016 - present Astronomical Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Ondřejov, Czech Republic (scientific employee)
2013 - 2015 -  University of the Balearic Islands, Physics Department, Palma de Mallorca, Spain (postdoctoral fellowship)
2008 - 2013 -  University of Wrocław, Faculty of Physics and Astronomy, Poland (PhD studies)

Popular science publications:
2016 - Zapiór, M.: Zagadnienie piękna w nauce. Uwagi astronoma, in: Kosmologia. Koncepcje wszechświata od renesansu do XXIw. Proceedings of the Spotkania Dunajowskie - Dunajów 2015, p. 125
2016 - Zapiór, M.: Solarigrafía - Congelando las trazas del Sol en el cielo, La revista del Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias, 1/2016
2015 - Zapiór, M.: Catch the Sun in a Can, Sky & Telescope, 6/2015
2014 - Fajfrowski, Ł.; Zapiór, M.: O fotografowaniu analemy, Urania – Postępy Astronomii,6/2014
2013 - Zapiór, M.: Solarygrafia-klamra czasu, Urania – Postępy Astronomii, 3/2013 

Solargraphy exhibitions:

Individual:
2016 - Městský Úřad Černovice
2015 - Solarografie Jindřichohradeckých místních dráh, Jindřichův Hradec, Czech Republic (video, about the project)
2015 - Revela-T, Villasar de Dalt, Spain (fotos)
2015 - A rendezvous with time (Una cita con el tiempo), Cafe Ciutat, Palma de Mallorca
2015 - Słońcem malowane (Painted by the Sun), Mathematical Institute, University of Wrocław, Poland
2014 - Czas utrwalony (The Established Time), Oratorium Marianum, University of Wrocław, Poland
2014 - Density of TimeEspai Fleming, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
2013 - Klamra czasoprzestrzeni (Spacetime Clamp), ODT Światowid, Wrocław, Poland

Collective:
2016 - Solar Argentina, Museo en los Cerros, Quebrada de Huichaira, Provincia de Jujuy, Argentine (ongoing event)
2016 - Galeria Spinacz przy kościele Zmartwychwstania Pańskiego, Księcia Ziemowita 39, Warszawa, Poland
2016 - Ogólnopolska Wystawa Fotografii Otworkowej, Wyszków, Poland
2016 - Solarigrafia... obrazy malowane Słońcem, Warszawa, Poland
2016 - Complejo Cultural La Trocha, Mercedes, Argentina
2015 - Cartoixa de Valldemossa, Mallorca, Spain
2015 - OFFO, Poland (fotos)
2015 - Dolnośląski Festiwal Nauki, University of Wrocław, Poland (fotos)
2015 - Solar Argentina, Buenos Aires, Argentina (fotos)
2015 - Solarigrafia, DK Działdowska, Warszawa, Poland 
2015 - Paisajes, Sala Solidaria, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
2014 - The World at Night, Guest Gallery
2014 - Dos tierras. Una vida (Two Homes. One Life), Palma de Mallorca, Spain
2014 - Zaklęte w kręgu Słońca (Enchanted in the Circle of the Sun), Jaworzno, Poland
2014 - Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day
2013 - Zaklęte w kręgu Słońca (Enchanted in the Circle of the Sun), Warszawa, Poland 

My works in the gallery of the Polish Solargraphy

Filmography:
2015 - Rise of Jupiter 2'30'' experimental (music: Juan Miquel Romero)
2014 - Solargraphy 12' documentary (co-directed with Gaizka Taro) [finalist of the Festival de Curts PalmaFilm (2014)]
2013 - Trapped 4' experimental
2011 - Half-life 11' feature
2007 - D.A.M. 17' experimental
2006 - Pamaju 10' experimental [Wałbrzyski Przegląd Filmów Niekonwencjonalnych 2012]
2005 - The Sun, which we don't know 4' experimental/documentary
2004 - Raz na 243 lata 46' documentary [Dolnośląski Festiwal Nauki (2004), III Festiwal Filmów Popularnonaukowych (2008)]
2004 - Czeskie lasy 35' documentary [Przegląd Filmów harcerskich (2007)]
2004 - What's Happening in Bialkow? 7' documentary [laureate Venus Transit Video Contest (2004)]
2001 - Spalona 7' documentary
2001 - Inny wymiar 5' experimental
2000 - Misiu 10' feature/experimental
2000 - Autobus Uszkodzony 10' feature [KAN 2001 Festiwal Filmów Amatorskich i Niezależnych] 

Others:
2007 - Oczami dziecka, consulting, directed by Grzegorz Auguścik
2006 - Krosno, stills, directed by Michał Bernardyn 

Awards:
2016 - Czech Astrophotography of the Month, Sluneční cesty nad dalekohledem
2015 - Esportgràfica. XI Fira de l'Esport 2015, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
2015 - Earth Science Picture of the Day, Weather from Solargraphy
2015 - Palmafotogràfica, Premi Cines Portopí, Casal Solleric, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
2014 - PalmafotogràficaPremio Betacolor Foto Rara, Casal Solleric, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
2014 - Earth SciencePicture of the Day, Comparison of Solargraphs from Four European Locations
2014 - Astronomy Picture of the Day, Solargraphy Analemma
2009 - Astronomy Picture of the Day, Solstice to Solstice Solargraph

Media:
2016 - Este es el baile que hace el sol durante 365 días, El Español, Spanish
2016 - Jak vypadá barevný snímek Slunce pořízený plechovkou na černobílý film, technet.cz, Czech
2016 - Solarografie, interview for magazine Pozor vlak, Czech
2014 - Naukowcy z Wrocławia zachwycili NASA. Niesamowite zdjęcia, TV interview, Polish
2014 - Sun traces giant figures-of-eight in the sky, New Scientist, English
2013 - Uchwycić nieuchwytne, interview, Polish
2009 - Sluneční protuberance, interview, Czech 

Participations in conferences, workshops, and meetings:
2016 - F-CHROMA Training Workshop: Observations and modelling of solar flares, Wrocław, Poland
2016 - XIVth Hvar Astrophysical Colloquium - Solar and Solar-Terrestrial Physics: Now and in the Future, Hvar, Croatia
2016 - 23. celoštátny slnečný seminár - Liptovský Mikuláš, Slovakia
2016 - The 5th RadioSun Workshop and Summer School, České Budějovice, Czech Republic
2015 - Progress on EUV & X-ray spectroscopy and imaging II, Wrocław, Poland
2015 - V Reunión Española de Física Solar y Heliosférica, La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
2014 - The XXVI Canary Islands Winter School of Astrophysics, La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
2014 - 14th European Solar Physics Meetings, Dublin, Ireland
2013 - IV Reunión Española de Física Solar y Heliosférica, Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain
2013 - IAUS300, Nature of Prominences and their role in Space Weather, Paris, France
2012 - XIIth Hvar Astrophysical Colloquium - The Sun and Heliosphere, Hvar, Croatia
2011 - ISWI-Europe Summer School in Space Science, Stara Lesna, Slovakia
2010 - Xth Hvar Astrophysical Colloquium - The Active Sun, Hvar, Croatia
2010 - Modern Developments in Solar and Stellar Spectroscopy, Stara Lesna, Slovakia
2009 - Clovek ve svém pozemském a kosmickém prostredí, Upice, Czech Republic
2009 - Odborny seminar Uplne Zatmene Slnka 2008 a 2009, Papradno, Slovakia
2008 - 12th European Solar Physics Meeting, Freiburg, Germany
2008 - ASTRONET Infrastructure Roadmap Symposium, Liverpool, UK
2006 - VIIIth Hvar Astrophysical Colloquium, Hvar, Croatia 

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