The end of 2021. Thousands of illegal migrants, mainly from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, are stuck on both sides of the Polish-Belarusian border. In extremely difficult autumn and winter conditions, they try to get across the green border to the European Union. In this way, the Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenka is trying to punish a neighboring country for supporting the pro-democracy movement against his rule. Poland introduces a state of emergency, deploys tens of thousands of uniformed services along the border and legalizes the so-called push-back - pushing people back across the border. At the same time, non-governmental organizations associated with the "Granica Group" try to help the most vulnerable people.
Open-air exhibition "School, Virtualy". 12/04 to 7/04/2021. Contemporary Art Gallery in Opole.
Karolina Jonderko has received a second prize in long term project category of the World Press Photo 2021
For several months now, anti-government protests have intensified - it is a reaction to controversial government regulations and statutory changes. The issue of pandemic decisions that are not publicly consulted, authoritarian actions in the media, social and judicial space.
From 23 to 29 November at Warsaw Central Station a number of boards were installed. Boards with full-size, photographed figures. Women and men of
different ages, shapes and sizes. Just like us..
We feel honored to share with you this most important nomination. The nomination itself makes us happy like no other award. Aperture Foundation and Paris Photo shortlisted our book “How to Rejuvenate an Eagle” to the Book of the Year 2020 Award.
Over the past three-and-a-half years, Adam and Dyba Lach have passed through Poland A, Poland B, and Polands of every other letter. Their work itinerary recalls the heyday of reportage, when editorial offices sent reporters to regions around the country simply to check in with how things were on the ground. A reporter wasn’t given unlimited time, but still had ample opportunity to properly cover an area, and even to grow bored with it.