Photographer from Poland. Based in the Republic of Georgia, mainly focuses the countries of the former Soviet Union. Regularly cooperates with The New York Times, Newsweek and Eurasianet.org. Her works have been published in various international publications such as Monocle, Newsweek International, Marie Claire , GEO France , Stern , National Geographic , Le Monde ,German Yearbook of Reporters without Borders - among others. Began her career in 1999 in Poland, reporting for the daily newspaper, Gazeta Wyborcza. Since 2001 works as a freelance.
In 2014 published her first Book titled: Woman with a Monkey- Caucasus in Short Notes and Photographs.
Currently focusing on long term project on Ukraine.
Awards – Festivals - Publications
2015- Book on Caucasus won both Book Prizes ( Book of the Year, Self-published Book of the Year ) at the FOTOFESTIWAL International Festival of Photography in Lodz, Poland
2015- Ukrainian project shortlisted for Leica Oskar Barnack Award
2014- winner of The Aftermath Project Grant for her Ukraine work
2014- Book on Caucasus took a second place (first finalist) at Picture of the Year/ Publication of the Year.
2012-Vienna International Photo Awards, shortlist of the 13 best photographers, to be exhibited during the Festival.
2011-winner of Caucasus Young Photographer Award-prize given annually by Magnum Foundation
2009-winner of Production Grant from Open Society Documentary Photography Project .
2009-winner of Canon Female Photojournalist Prize , prize given annually in The International Photojournalism Festival of Perpignan - Visa pour l"Image.
2008-received World Press Photo-Second Prize/People in the News-for the images taken during the War over south Osssetia in 2008.
2008 work from Abkhazia was published in the German Year-Book of the Reporters Without the Borders.
2003-second prize in Newsweek Poland Photo-reportage Annual Competition
2003-finalist of 7th Agfa Young Photojournalist Award /Germany
2002- received travel grant (for Caucasian Project) from European Cultural Foundation/Holland