Wiktoria Wojciechowska is a multimedia artist, working with photography, video, collage, installation and books.
Born in 1991 in Lublin, Poland. She graduated with honors from the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw.
Lives and works in Lublin and Paris.
Wiktoria Wojciechowska was the 2015 winner of the Oskar Barnack Leica Newcomer Award for Short Flashes, portraits of drenched cyclists captured on the streets of Chinese’s metropolis. Short Flashes also won the 2019 Contemporary Talent Award of Foundation François Schneider.
Between 2014 and 2016, she accomplished Sparks, a portrait of the contemporary war in Ukraine, based on the stories of people living in a war-torn country. This series received several awards, such as Les Rencontres d’Arles 2108 New Discovery award’s public prize, Madame Figaro prize and the Prix pour la Photographie, Fondation des Treilles.
“Sparks” has been featured in numerous exhibitions such as Les Rencontres d’Arles 2018 in France; Jimei X Arles festival in Xiamen, China; Krakow Photomonth in Poland, The Museum of Photography in Riga, Latvia, Exhibition Bureau in Warsaw, Poland.
Wiktoria Wojciechowska was also nominated for many prestigious grants such as Joop Swart Masterclass 2016, Unseen Young Talents, Lucie Foundation Emerging Artists, Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize (for the book Short Flashes) and Foam Paul Huf Award.
She is a recipient of scholarships and grants of Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage and other institutions.