Marta's work and projects have been published in: British Journal of Photography, FOAM, Contemporary LYNX, GUP, The Calvert Journal, Vogue Poland, Fisheye Magazine, Society, Why Now?, Yogurt Magazine, Archivo Platform, Punto De Fuga Paris - Bogota, 9lives Magazine, France Culture, Arte Trax, SZUM Magazine, Tygodnik Powszechny, NOIZZ, Przekrój, Dwutygodnik, Notes na 6 Tygodni, and others.
2022 - 2023 Szkoła Ekopoetyki / School of Ecopoetics, Instytut Reportażu, Warsaw
2020 Szkoła Dramaturgów Społecznych / School of Social Playwrights, Teatr Powszechny, Warsaw
2019 - 2020 Szkoła Patrzenia / The School of Looking, Institute of Photography Fort, Warsaw
2019 Instytut Otwarty / Open Institute, at Teatr Powszechny, Warsaw
2017 - 2019 Academy of Photography, Warsaw, Poland
2013 Home Workspace Program with Jalal Toufic & Anton Vidokle, Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, Lebanon
2001 - 2003 Gender Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland
1999 - 2005 MA in Philosophy, University of Warsaw, Poland
EXHIBITIONS & FILM FESTIVALS
LANDSKRONA FOTO FESTIVAL: PHOTOBOOK DAYS / SPREADS, SHIFTERS, Sweden, September 2 - 18
FOTOFESTIVAL ŁÓDŹ / COEXIST: LIBERTY, EQUALITY, BIODIVERSITY!, & SOLIDARITY, PROTEST, CARE with APP. Art_Inkubator, Poland, June 9 - 26
ATHENS PHOTO FESTIVAL, SHIFTERS, Benaki Museum / Pireos 138, Greece, June 8 - July 24
PSAROKOKALO INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL: International Competition "Environment and Architecture", NEXT SUNDAY, Athens, Greece, June 3 -8
PHOTOESPANA / Hybrids. Forging new realities as counter-narrative, Centro Centro Cibeles, Madrid, Spain, 3 June - 25 September
BELFAST PHOTO FESTIVAL, SHIFTERS, Botanic Gardens, Belfast, North Ireland, 2-30 June
PHOTOLUX FESTIVAL, Love That Dare Not Speak its Name, Lucca, Italy, May 21 - June 12
CIRCULATION(S), SHIFTERS Paris, France, March 31 - May 29
FROM WHERE I STAND: BIENNALE FUER AKTUELLE FOTOGRAFIE, Bodies in (e)Motion, with APP, Mannheim, Germany, March 19 - May 22
FRESH AIR #6: REFLECTING MIGRATION, FLAMINGOS IN THE WINTERTIME, Buelow90, Berlin, Germany, March 11- July 31
RATP INVITE, SHIFTERS, Paris Metro, France, February - June
TAMPERE FILM FESTIVAL, NEXT SUNDAY, Tampere, Finland 9-13 of March
INSTYTUT FOTOGRAFII FORT, SHIFTERS / ZMIENNOKSZTAŁTNE, Warsaw, Poland, Jan 20 - March 27
Będzie dobrze, trzeba tylko wszystko zmienić / It's Going to Be Fine, We Just Need to Change Everything: Archiwum Protestów Publicznych, Chris Niedenthal, Labirynt Gallery, Lublin, Poland, Dec 13 - Feb 13
AFRAGOLA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN, NEXT SUNDAY, Italy, 1-3 December
TBILISI PHOTO FESTIVAL, FUTURES Talents' Photo Book Exhibition, Tbilisi Photography & Multimedia Museum, Georgia,
WHO WILL WRITE THE HISTORY OF TEARS, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland, 26.11.2021 - 13.02.2022
VISIONI URBANE / URBAN VISIONS. BEYOND AN IDEAL CITY FILM FESTIVAL, NEXT SUNDAY, Bologna, Italy, 11-14 November
CINETEKTON! Festival Internacional de Cine y Arquitectura, NEXT SUNDAY, Puebla, Mexico, November 4-13
PLAY POLAND FILM FESTIVAL 2021, UNICORN, UK, November 11-25
LUND ARCHITECTURE FILM FESTIVAL 2021, NEXT SUNDAY, Lund, Sweden, 15 - 17 October.
WHEN THE BODY BECOMES MANIFESTO, Boan 1942 Artspace, Seoul, South Korea, 13 October - 3 November.
MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL DESIGN FILM FESTIVAL, NEXT SUNDAY, Russia, 29 September - 2 October.
12th LGBT FILM FESTIVAL 2021, UNICORN, Kinoteka, Warsaw, 17-24 September.
HYBRIDS: Forging New Realities as Counter-Narrative, MELKWEG EXPO, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 10 September - 17 October.
PECKHAM 24 FESTIVAL, Copeland Gallery, London, 2-10 September.
BATROUN MEDITERRANEAN FILM FESTIVAL, NEXT SUNDAY in National Competition, Lebanon, 2-5 September.
VISA POUR L'IMAGE, screening of APP, Perpignan, 3 September.
GÓRY LITERATURY FESTIVAL, roundtable on SHIFTERS with Magdalena Środa, Anita Jarzyna, and Ludwika Włodek, Nowa Ruda, Poland, July
ENNESIMO FILM FESTIVAL 2021, NEXT SUNDAY in CAESAR DESIGN FILM AWARD competition, Italy, 1-4 July.
KRAKOW PHOTOMONTH 2021, SHIFTERS / ZMIENNOKSZTAŁTNE, Kraków, May 28-June 27.
BARQ INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE FILM FESTIVAL BARCELONA 2021, NEXT SUNDAY, Barcelona, 11-16 May.
LOKAL_30, POGANKI / HEATHENS, Warsaw, April 23-June 5.
LANDSKRONA FOTO, Love That Dare Not Speak Its Name, Sweden, February - May.
FIF BH - International Festival of Photography, PLAINTEXT, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, December.
MILANO DESIGN FILM FESTIVAL 2020, NEXT SUNDAY, Milan, Italy, November.
ART MARKET BUDAPEST 2020, THE ELEVATOR CHATS / ORGANISED BY CAPA CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY CENTER, October.
ARCHITECTURE FILM FESTIVAL ROTTERDAM 2020, NEXT SUNDAY, Rotterdam, October
KASSEL DUMMY AWARD TOUR with SHIFTERS, Exhibition Tour (Organvida, Zagreb, Croatia 15 September - 1 October 2020; Photobook Week Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark, 1 Oktober - 4 October 2020; FOTOGRAF Festival Praha, Prague, Czech Republic, 13 October - 25 October 2020; NOKS Art Space Istanbul, Istanbul Photobook Festival, Istanbul, Turkey, 16 October - 24 October 2020; Photoireland, Dublin, Ireland, 5 November - 25 November; Angkor Photo, Siem Reap, Cambodia, 18 November - 29 November; SIPF Singapore International Photography Festival, Singapore, 5 December 2020 - 31 January 2021; PHOTO 2021 International Festival of Photography, Melbourne, Australia, 18 February 2021 - 7 March 2021; Fotopia Collective Festival, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 15 April 2021 - 25 April 2021).
TIFF FESTIVAL, SHIFTERS / ZMIENNOKSZTAŁTNE, solo show, Wroclaw, September.
FOTOFESTIVAL ŁÓDŹ 2020, August.
PHOTO LONDON 2020, SHIFTERS book, May.
Rotacyjny Dom Kultury, SHIFTERS, Warsaw, December.
OSCILLATIONS, group show at Rafał Milach's exhibition, Galeria Studio, Warsaw, Dec 2019 - Jan 2020.
COLD BLUE LIGHT, Teatr Powszechny, Warsaw, 29-30 November.
TIFF FESTIVAL 'WORLDS', slideshow, Wroclaw, September.
OBSCURA Festival of Photography, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia, 25-31 August.
PALM PHOTO PRIZE, Palm* Studios & House of Vans London, UK, May 10 - June 3.
LOVE LETTERS TO MEEM, Station Beirut, Lebanon, May 2 - 10.
MACAM at DAR: Shorts Screening, Dar El Nimer for Culture and Arts, Beirut, Lebanon, 13 Dec.
BLICA - Biennale of Contemporary Arts, MACAM Museum, Lebanon, 16 Sep - 30 Dec.
EXILIUM. Show us the way to bitter exile, exhibition in European Solidarity Center during European Youth Conference, Gdańsk, Poland, July.
EXILIUM. Show us the way to bitter exile, MiTo art.cafe.books, Warsaw, Poland, January.
EXILIUM. Show us the way to bitter exile, POLIN, Warsaw, Poland, October.
EXILIUM. Show us the way to bitter exile, Warsztat Warszawski, Warsaw, Poland, July.
BEIRUT EVERY OTHER DAY, Twin Galleries, Sursock Museum, Beirut, Lebanon, 9 Oct 2015 - 11 Jan 2016.
EXILIUM. Show us the way to bitter exile, Dar al Mussawir, Beirut, Lebanon, May.
MIXED FEELINGS. Identity, 'Race' and Family in Lebanon, ArtScape, Beirut, Lebanon, Jan - Feb.
MIXED FEELINGS. Racism and 'Othering' in Lebanon from a Lebanese Perspective, exhibitions and public events, Lebanon, September - December (AltCity in Beirut, American University of Beirut, Notre Dame University, Beit Mamlouk in Sour, Al Manar University in Tripoli)
THINKING BOOKS, exhibition, Archeology of Photography Foundation, Warsaw, August.
INTERIM, group exhibition in the frames of Home Workspace Program, Zico House, Beirut, Lebanon, Dec.
MACHINE LiIES, screening, in the frames of LEARNING FROM WARSAW, Porthos Hats & Caps, Warsaw, Oct 13th.
TAKING TIME, Gallery Akademija, Vilnius, Lithuania, December 2012
FAIR TRADE / FREE MARKET, Arte al Centro 2012, Cittadellarte-Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella, Italy, October.
MIXED FEELINGS. Racism and 'Othering' in Lebanon from a Lebanese Perspective, Dar al Moussawir, Beirut, June.
FAIR TRADE / FREE MARKET, exhibition in the frames of Porta Pila Art Market. Via Bonelli 4, Torino, Italy.
A Journey to a Perfect Fantasy, Sklep z Kanapkami, Warsaw.
A Journey to a Perfect Fantasy, Safadi Foundation, Tripoli, Lebanon.
A Journey to a Perfect Fantasy, Cafe de Prague, Beirut, Lebanon.
Beirut Every Other Day: As Long as I'm Walking, Sanayeh House, Beirut, Lebanon.
GRANTS & AWARDS
2022// SPECIAL MENTION at POLISH PHOTOGRAPHY BOOK OF THE YEAR, SHIFTERS, Fotofestival Łódź, Poland
2021// WINNER of the PHOTOESPANA BEST INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY BOOK OF THE YEAR, SHIFTERS, Madrid, Spain
2021// PASZPORTY POLITYKI ART AWARD, VISUAL ARTS, nomination with Archive of Public Protests, Poland
2021// WINNER at AFRAGOLA FILM FESTIVAL, Next Sunday, Italy
2021// WINNER at VISIONI URBANE / UBRAN VISIONS FILM FESTIVAL, Next Sunday, Italy
2021// KONRAD PUSTOLA SCHOLARSHIP, Poland
2021// SPOJRZENIA / VIEWS 2021, together with ARCHIVE OF PUBLIC PROTESTS (APP), Krzysztof Maniak, Jana Shostak, Mikołaj Sobczak, Weronika Wysocka; Deutsche Bank & Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Poland
2021// SELMA LAGERLÖF SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIP, Sunne, Sweden
2021// COPENHAGEN PHOTO FESTIVAL 2021, shortlist
2021// INTERSECTION VOL.1, shortlist, Fonderia.209 & PH Museum
2020 // LUMA RENCONTRES ARLES DUMMY AWARD, shortlist
2020 // KASSEL DUMMY AWARD, shortlist
2020 // WINNER OF PHOTO-MATCH, Fotofestival Łodz & Krakow Photomonth
2020 // WINNER OF ZIN - TALENT OF THE YEAR by PIX.HOUSE
2020 // FUTURES PHOTOGRAPHY platform, chosen artist by FOTOFESTIVAL LODZ
2020 // MACK First Book Award, shortlist
2019 // School of Looking grant for audio-visual workshops for SHIFTERS project & exhibition
2019 // Open Institute grant for cold blue light project
2019 // FORECAST PLATFORM, Runner-up
2016 // Heinrich Boell Foundation - Warsaw Office, grant for "Exilium. Show us the way to bitter exile", Poland.
2015 // Heinrich Boell Foundation - Middle East Office, grant for "Exilium. Show us the way to bitter exile", Lebanon.
2014 - 2015 // Heinrich Boell Foundation - Middle East Office, grant for 2nd part of "Mixed Feelings. Identity, 'Race' and Family in Lebanon", in Lebanon.
2011 - 2012 // Heinrich Boell Foundation - Middle East Office, grant for "Mixed Feelings. Look at racism and 'Othering' in Lebanon from a Lebanese perspective" project in Beirut.
2011 // Adam Mickiewicz Institute, Poland, grant for exhibition "A Journey to a Perfect Fantasy" in Tripoli.
2010 // Adam Mickiewicz Institute, Poland, grant for "A Journey to a Perfect Fantasy" and exhibition in Beirut.
2009 - 2010 // Re-Tooling Residencies Programme for Emerging Professionals in Culture, CCA, Warsaw.
2009 // Anna Lindh Foundation grant & City of Warsaw funding for "Fenix Cities".
2008 // EVS Program grant, in cooperation with the Heinrich Boell Foundation MEO, internship and cultural project involving photography workshop about women identity in Lebanon.
RESIDENCIES & WORKSHOPS
FRESH A.I.R. RESIDENCY, Urban Nation Museum, Berlin, October 2021 - April 2022
LAIMUN BERLIN RESIDENCY (2021-2022), Berlin
LANDSKRONA FOTO RESIDENCY 2020, Landskrona, Sweden, October - November 2020
RESIDENCY AT OSIEDLE JAZDOW with a project ROZDZWIEKI I JAZGOTY, Warsaw, July - December 2020
MENTORSHIP with EMMA PHILIPS, IMAGE THREADS COLLECTIVE, 2020
TUTORING WITH PHOTOIRELAND, FUTURES PHOTOGRAPHY, 2020
PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP WITH VANESSA WINSHIP, Jednostka gallery, Warsaw, November 2018.
Profession: Artist, coaching course, Future Simple, Warsaw, Oct 2017 - Feb 2018.
Thinking Books, workshop, Archeology of Photography Foundation, June - July 2014.
Self-publishing workshop, 8hbooks + Warsaw Photo Days, Stara Galeria ZPAF, Warsaw, October 2013
NIDA ART COLONY, artist residency, Nida, Lithuania, Oct - Dec 2012.
PORTA PILA ART MARKET, collaborative art project with Sarah Farahat, Torino, Italy, 11 - 21 May 2012.
Sensibilities, Experiences: Going Beyond the Surface, photography workshop with Laurence Leblanc in Ashkal Alwan in Beirut, May 2012.
GASWORKS, curator's residency, London, UK, Sep - Oct 2010.
BOTKYRKA KONSTHALL, curator's residency, Stockholm, Sweden (Aug - Sep 2010).
Art Workshop BEIRUT EVERY OTHER DAY: As long as I'm walking..., workshop with Francis Alys, 98weeks Research Project, Beirut, 11 - 17 December 2008.
Performer, 'Freddie Mercury' Art Project by Katarzyna Gorna, New Poland - Lille, France, May 2004.
Strike Newspaper #4 LGBTQ+, magazine, APP, 2021
SHIFTERS, artist book, Fundacja Sztuk Wizualnych & Landskrona Foto, 2021
RESET, Futures Photography, group catalogue, 2021
Climate Change: Strike Newspaper #3, magazine, APP, 2021
Strike Newspaper #2, magazine, APP, 2020
PLAINTEXT, zine, limited edition of 100, 2020
600 METRÓW KWADRATOWYCH WSPOMNIEŃ / 600 SQUARE METRES OF MEMORIES, documentary, 55 minutes, Poland 2021
JEDNOROŻEC / UNICORN, short documentary, 14 minutes, Poland 2021
POMIĘDZY / IN BETWEEN, short documentary, 23 minutes, Poland 2021
YOU TEACH ME TO BE FREE, video essay, 11 minutes, Sweden / Poland 2021
NEXT SUNDAY, short documentary, 18 minutes, Lebanon / Poland 2019
SHIFTERS, video essay, 12 minutes, Poland 2019
PLAINTEXT_WAVE, experimental, 4:30 minutes, Lebanon / Poland 2018
YOUMNA SABA. PORTRAIT, short doc, 9:40 minutes, Lebanon 2017
WHO KILLED THE WILD PIGS?, mockumentary, 15:30 minutes, Lithuania / Poland 2013
MACHINE LIES, video, 8 minutes, Poland 2013
WORK & OTHER EXPERIENCE
Guest Lecturer, Academy of Arts Krakow, Photography Department, April - May 2022
Guest Lecturer, CAPA Center for Photography, Budapest, April 2022
Guest Lecturer, Szkoła o Migracji, Strefa Wolnosłowa, March 2022
Co-Author, documentary film "600 SQUARE METRES OF MEMORIES", Poland 2021
Guest Lecturer, Academy of Arts Krakow, Photography Department, March - May 2021
Co-Author, short documentary film "UNICORN", Poland 2021
"March, march Polonia", coordinator and producer, Blok Foundation, 2021
Co-Author, short documentary film "IN BETWEEN", Poland 2021
Jewish Historical Institute (ZIH), digital librarian & photography archive, Warsaw, Nov 2019 - Jan 2020.
Trainer, Exilium workshops about migration for high-school students, in collaboration with Heinrich Boell Foundation Warsaw Office, Poland, November 2017 - ongoing.
Director, DoP, short documentary "Next Sunday", 2019.
Photographer & Cinematographer for publication and documentary film commemorating strikes in Lenin Steelworks in 1988. Sociology Department of UJ and Goethe Institute Krakow, Poland, April -June 2018.
Visual Content producer, Danish Refugee Council Lebanon, November 2015 - April 2016: 60 day consultancy as Visual Content Producer that comprised of: conceptualizing the website structure, creating product briefs and shooting, producing, photo editing and supervising audio-visual content (photography, video, audio recordings).
Project author,"Exilium", February - June 2015: narrative photography project responding to the growing crisis in Syria and the influx of Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
Photographer, Sound engineer, Curator, PR Manager in "Mixed Feelings" Project, part 2, July 2014 - February 2015: multimedia project focusing on issues or racism, 'othering' and family in Lebanon in a form of roving exhibitions and public events in Lebanon.
Director of Photography, "Landminds" documentary, Beirut, July 2015.
CR Manager & Production Manager, TRANSTERRA Media, news & media agency, Beirut, Lebanon, September 2012- November 2013: worked in a new international news agency on the Contributor Relations side. Main tasks: story development & production, photo editing.
Photographer, Curator, PR Manager in "Mixed Feelings" Project, part 1, February - December 2012: photography and interview project in collaboration with Nisreen Kaj. It consists of 30 portraits of mixed Lebanese who have African or Asian heritage accompanied by quotes from interviews.
Coordinator, Exhibition "Art Now in Poland - Winter Landscapes", organized by Polish Embassy in Beirut, The Venue Beirut Souks, September - November 2011.
Manager, Arnardottir-Jurewicz Art Foundation, August 2009 - February 2011: Icelandic-Polish art foundation developing an artist in residency program in Poland.
Curator & Coordinator, Art Project "Fenix cities: art workshops and exhibitions in Warsaw and Beirut", August 2009 - June 2010: Project designed and organized by me and another curator in cooperation with Raster gallery. It consisted of an exhibition of contemporary Lebanese art in Warsaw, two art workshops in Warsaw and in Beirut, exhibition of Polish art in Beirut and a comic book.
Co-founder, UFA and Centra Foundation, Warsaw, January 2007 - January 2009.
Coordinator, German-Polish Art Project "Apartment Warsaw", December 2005 - May 2006: coordination and logistics of an art project in Warsaw in collaboration with two German artists.
Assistant, RASTER Gallery, Warsaw, October - December 2005.
Member, 'Pro Varsovia' Film Association, Warsaw, 1998 - 2000.