Marta Zgierska, born in 1987, Lublin, Poland. She holds MFA in Photography (e Leon Schiller
National Film, Television and eatre School), MA in eatrology and MA in Journalism (Marie
Curie-Sklodowska University). In her artwork she deals with the subject of trauma, liminal experiences
and working with the body. She brings a personal touch to the motives undertaken, often placing herself
in the role of the object of performance. In 2015 she was named one of Lens Culture's Top 50 Emerging
Talents. In 2016 she won one of the most prestigious photography awards - Prix HSBC pour la Photographie
and also Daylight Photo Awards, Reminders Photography Stronghold Grant, FotoLeggendo Giovanni
Tabo Prize and Kolga Tbilisi Photo Award. In the same year she was nominated for the ING Unseen
Talent Award. Her project "Post" has been published as a book by Actes Sud in 2016. It received the
PDN Photo Annual Award (2017). Her works can be found in the collection of HSBC Foundation and
in many private collections. In 2018 she was nominated for the prestigious Foam Paul Huf Award.
www.martazgierska.com
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018 Post, e Fort Institute of Photography, Warsaw, Poland
2017 Post, Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland
2017 Post, heART Geneva, International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, Geneva, Switzerland
2017 Post, Galerie Intervalle, Paris, France
2017 Post, Filter Space Gallery, Chicago, USA
2017 Post, Reminders Photography Stronghold Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2017 Post, Backlight Photo Festival, Tampere, Finland
2016 Post, Prix HSBC pour la Photographie, Galerie Esther Woerdehoff, Paris, France
2016 Post, Prix HSBC pour la Photographie, Gowen Contemporary Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland
2016 Post, Prix HSBC pour la Photographie, L'Arsenal, Metz, France
2016 Post, Prix HSBC pour la Photographie, Musee de la Photographie, Mougins, France
2016 Post, Prix HSBC pour la Photographie, Arret sur l'Image Galerie, Bordeaux, France
2016 Post, Prix HSBC pour la Photographie, Galerie Sintitulo, Mougins, France
2016 Post, Encontros da Imagem International Photography Festival, Braga, Portugal
2016 Post, Athens Photo Festival, Greece
2016 Post, FotoLeggendo Festival, Rome, Italy
2016 Post, Festival Circulation(s), Paris, France