About Agata Grzybowska
Agata Grzybowska (b. 1984) | based in Warsaw (Poland) | photojournalist working for Gazeta Wyborcza (since 2012) | graduate of the Łódź Film School’s Photography Faculty | co-founder of photo collective inPRO focused on development of press photography and photojournalism | receiver of the 2017 Young Poland grant of the Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage | winner of the 2015 BZ WBK Press Foto of the Year and the first prize in the Events category for the picture taken during Black Thursday on Maidan Square in Kyiv (Ukraine) | also won the second prize in the Multimedia category for her work Kill the Gay at the 2013 Grand Press Photo competition | together with Wojciech Karpieszuk, also won the Obsverver Prize at the Student Journalism Competition MediaTory (2013) | her works have been nominated for many prestigious awards, including the Grand Press Photo (2014) and Amnesty International (2013) | travels across the world depicting people in difficult, often life-threatening situations | has worked in Egypt, India, Romania, Syria, Uganda and in Ukraine | her work has been presented at individual exhibitions in Poland (e.g. Royal Castle in Warsaw, European Solidarity Centre in Gdańsk, Wrocław Contemporary Museum and FF Gallery in Łódź, among others) and in the Romanian Cultural Institute in Bucharest (Romania).
Photo: © Pszemek Dzienis