Documentary photographer




Currently studying at Institute of Creative Photography in Opava (CZ)

2014 – Participant of Sputnik Photos Mentorship Programme, Warsaw (PL)

2012 – Graduate of Academy of Photography in Krakow (PL)

2006 – Graduate of Social Anthropology at Jagiellonian University in Kraków (PL), Economics at Cracov University of Economics (PL), and International Business and Management at Avans University in Breda (NL)


“KOLGA Photoawards 2015” – finalist for a project “Disappearing lakes”, V 2015

“BZWBK Press Foto 2015” – II prize in Nature category for the series “Disappearing lakes”, IV 2015

“Projekt Przetwórnia competition 2014” – honourable mention for the series “Disappearing lakes”, II 2014

“Lens in Development 2014” joint contest by National Geographic Poland and Ministry of Foreign Affairs – honourable mention, XI 2014

“Vienna International Photoawards 2013, 1 prize winner, VI 2013

“IPA 2013” – honourable mention , VI 2013

“Lens in Development 2012” photo contest organised by UE presidency – prize winner, X 2011

Solo exhibitions:

RURA, Galeria Forum Fotografii, Łódź (PL), V-VI 2015

RURA, Muzeum Miejskie “Sztygarka”, Dąbrowa Górnicza (PL), VII-VIII 2015

RURA, Galeria Sztukia Współczesnej “Elektrownia”, Czeladź (PL), XI 2015 (planned)

“District II”, RODM, Kraków (PL), VI 2015

„Turbopolska”, BWA Nowy Sącz (PL), V 2012


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design KS

Selected group Exhibitions:

„Photobooks 2015”, TIFF, Wrocław (PL), IX 2015

„Flower Power”, Muzeum Miejskie, Żory (PL), VIII 2015

„BZWBK Press Foto 2015”, Winners group exhibition, across cities in Poland, 2015

“25th anniversary of ITF”, OKO Opava (CZ), V 2015

“Collision of conflicts”, Group exhibition, Forum Przestrzenie, Kraków (PL), V 2015

“Kolga Photoawards 2015”, Tbilisi (GEO), VII 2015

“BIPA 2015 group exhibition”, Galeria Valid Photo, Barcelona (ES), video screening,  IV 2015

“One Shot: Home”, Loft at Liz’s, Los Angeles (USA), IV 2015

“Eastreet 2. Street Photography from Eastern Europe”, video screening, Lublin (PL), VII 2014

“VIPA 2013. Winners group exhibition”, Vienna (AT), I 2014

“Eastreet. Street Photography from Eastern Europe”, group exhibition, Lublin (PL), X 2013

“Decisive moment”, Street photography group exhibition, Portland (USA), VI 2013

“Kibeho” joint exhibition, Galeria Spojrzenia Wybrane, Bielsko Biała (PL), XII 2012

„Lens on development”, group exhibition, CN Kopernik, Dworzec Centralny Warszawa Centralna, Bonarka City Center (PL), XII 2012


Collective books:

RURA, Paper Beats Rock, Łódź (PL), 2015

Disappearing lakes, in progress

NO. 2, Sputnik Photos, Warsaw, 2014

Catalogue for 25th anniversary of Institute of Creative Photography, Opava, 2015