NAPO IMAGES PHOTO AGENCY

Karolina Jonderko

Karolina is an award-winning photographer with a master's degree in photography from the Polish National Film, Television and Theater School in Lodz. She is based in Poland and works on verity of her projects both locally and internationally. Most of her long-term projects are focused on the aftermath of loss. Experiencing it herself she wants to draw attention to the issues people face. Projects on this theme include "Self-portrait with my mother", "Lost", "Reborn", and "Little Poland". 

Karolina is an award-winning photographer with a master's degree in photography from the Polish National Film, Television and Theater School in Lodz. She is based in Poland and works on verity of her projects both locally and internationally. Most of her long-term projects are focused on the aftermath of loss. Experiencing it herself she wants to draw attention to the issues people face. Projects on this theme include "Self-portrait with my mother", "Lost", "Reborn", and "Little Poland". Her long-term projects were nationally and internationally awarded: Foto Visura Spotlight Grant, Luceo Student Award, Grand Press Photo etc. She won Magnum & Ideas Tap award and completed the internship at Magnum Photos office in New York City. Her works were displayed at a number of exhibitions and festivals such as Circulation(s) Festival (France), Landskorona foto (Sweden), Noorderlicht Festival (the Netherlands).

Stories

Exhibition

Solo exhibitions

2015 - Lost / Galeria Ostroleka / Ostoleka /Poland /2015 Lost / Imaginarium Gallery / Lodz Fotofestiwal/ Lodz / Poland
2013 - Self-portrait with my mother / Gallery 13 / Pszczyna / Poland 
2013 - Lost / EL Gallery / Elblag / Poland 
2013 - Lost / Skwer / Warsaw / Poland 
2013 - Self-portrait with my mother / Swiatowid Gallery / ElblÄ…g / Poland 
2012 - Self-portrait with my mother / Bunkier Sztuki / Krakow / Poland
2011 - Silesian Funfair / Zamosc / Poland 
2011 - (Un)usual weeding fashion show / Jaroslaw / Poland 

Group exhibitions

2015 - Lost / Offoto / Opole / 2016 If I lay here / Poznan Photography Biennale/ Poznan 
2015 - Absolute Resolution: A Participatory Photography Exhibition / San Antonio / USA
2015 - ROOTS & FRUITS / Tiff Fotofestiwal / Wroclaw / Poland
2015 - Ideas Tap & Magnum Photos Award / Dray Walk Gallery / London / UK 
2014 - Ideas Tap & Magnum Photos Award / Shop 12 / The Old Truman Brewery / London/ UK
2014 - Marked Places / Warsaw Photography Festival / ZPAF Gallery / Poland 
2014 - Future Condition / Photokina Academy / Cologne / Germany
2014 - Lost / Circulation(s) Festival / CENTQUATRE / Paris / France
2013 - Lost / Noorderlicht Festival / Holland
2013 - Lost / Teplice / Czech Republic
2011 - Dyspnea / Porto / Portugal 

Awards

2016 - Grand Press Photo / I place / category: daily life / Warsaw / Poland
2016 - Tiffx FFP Photobook Dummy Review / winner / Wroclaw / Poland
2015 - Rock Your Dummy!photobook competition / finalist /Le PhotobookFest France
2015 - Ideas Tap & Magnum Photos Award / Winner / category 26+ / UK
2013 - International Photography Awards / finalist / New York / USA 
2013 - Luceo Student Award / finalist / New York / USA
2013 - Photo Annual Awards / III place / Prague / Czech Republic
2013 - Foto Visura Spotlight Grant / III place / New York / USA
2013 - Lucie Foundation Emerging Scholarship Program / finalist / LA / USA
2013 - Grand Press Photo / I place / category: people / Warsaw / Poland
2012 - One Eyeland Photography Award / Silver certificate/ Chennai / India
2012 - Prix de la Photographie / honorable mention / Paris / France
2012 - International Photography Awards (IPA) / Two honorable mentions / USA
2012 - The MAP Toulouse Festival 2012 / finalist / Toulouse / France
2012 - XI National photography contest Portret / I place / Kolo / Poland
2010 - Young man in the 21st century photography contest / I place / Kaunas / Lithuania
2010 - IX National photography contest Portret / I place / Kolo / Poland

Karolina Jonderko