about

Justyna Górniak, born in Lublin, Poland, is a freelancer based between Eastern Europe and the Balkans. She often deals with topics connected to identity and migration.

awards, mentions:

2021 – Sony World Photography Awards, Documentary Projects category / shortlisted

2020 – New East Photo Prize / finalist

2020 – Different Worlds by Photon – Centre for Contemporary Photography / 2nd prize

2020 – Talent of the Year by PIX.HOUSE / nomination

2020 – „Restart” (formerly „Debut”) by Lithuanian Photography Association / winner

2020 – Tbilisi Photography & Multimedia Museum’s i-mediatheque Open Call / selected

2020 – TIFF OPEN – TIFF Festival Wrocław / winner

2020 – Odesa Photo Days Festival / honorable mention

individual exhibitions:

2021 – Prospekto Gallery, Vilnius (LT)

2020 – TIFF Festival, Wrocław (PL)

group exhibitions:

26.05-26.06.2022 – Krakow Photomonth, Galeria ASP, Kraków (PL)

2022 – A4 Sounds, Dublin (IRL)

2021 – Galerie Fotografic, Prague (CZ)

2021 – Photon Gallery Wien, Vienna (AT)

2020 – Photon Gallery, Ljubljana (SI)

2020 – Prospekto Gallery, Vilnius (LT)

2020 – Centrala Art Gallery, Poznań (PL)

2020 – Odesa Photo Days Festival / photo screening, Odessa (UA)

2020 – Społeczne Centrum Fotografii CHŁODNA 20, Warsaw (PL)

featured in:

The Calvert Journal

The Guardian

Kajet Journal

Wiza-Vis

PHROOM magazine

scholarships, grants:

2021 – Sarajevo Seminar For Documentary and Narrative Practice by the VII Academy

education:

2018-2019 – Sputnik Photos Mentoring Programme

MA European Regional Master’s Programme in Democracy and Human Rights in South East Europe, University of Sarajevo / University of Bologna

MA Journalism, Maria Sklodowska Curie University, incl. one-year scholarschip at University of Salford


contact:

contact@justynagorniak.com