Marta Bogdańska is a Polish photographer, visual artist, filmmaker & cultural manager. She holds a MA degree in Philosophy from Warsaw University. She graduated from the Academy of Photography, School of Seeing & Open Institute in Warsaw. Marta lived and worked in Lebanon for 8 years, where she realised artistic & cultural projects. Marta was selected for FUTURES PHOTOGRAPHY platform in 2020. She is a member of the Archive of Public Protests. With additional background in gender studies & activism Marta’s artistic work focuses on geopolitical and social issues, gossip & fiction, as well as personal experiences. She experiments with various media including participatory workshops and sound installations.
Marta will have a solo exhibition at KRAKOW PHOTOMONTH 2021 and her work was shown e.g. at FIF Belo Horizonte – International Festival of Photography, Encontros Da Images & Imago Lisboa Photo Festival, TIFF Festival Wroclaw, OBSCURA Festival of Photography, ODESA PHOTO DAYS, FOTOFESTIVAL ŁÓDŹ, MILANO DESIGN FILM FESTIVAL, ARCHITECTURE FILM FESTIVAL ROTTERDAM, and BLICA – First Lebanese Biennale of Arts. Marta’s photobook SHIFTERS is nominated for LUMA Rencontres Dummy Book Award Arles 2020, KASSEL DUMMY AWARD 2020 & Mack First Book Award 2020. She was selected for several residencies, most recently Landskrona Foto Residency (2020), Residency at Open University JAZDÓW in Warsaw, as well as Nida Art Colony, Gasworks, and Botkyrka Konsthal. She took part in ‘Re-Tooling Residencies Project’ organised by CCA Warsaw. She created & curated ‘Fenix Cities: workshops and exhibitions in Warsaw and Beirut’.