2021-12-22 FOCUS ON: Natalia Poniatowska
During the period 17-31decembre 2021 Malmö fotobiennal will focus on one of the selected artist on each day.
The photographers/artists are all included in the curated exhibition: UTOPIA | A NOWHERE LAND
We are pleased to welcome Natalia Poniatowska in Malmö Fotobiennal 2021.
Natalia´s exhibition -Twelve Dying Palm Trees is almost documentary photography in its form and shape yet it connects to the undertone of coming natural catastrophe and issues of globalization. Poniatowska explores the modernity , Natalia’s work is pure and shows us her word with a precise technique and a contemporary approach.
“It is enough that I come from a country that lies east of the west and west of the east”
– Sławomir Mrożek
Natalia Poniatowska lives in Warsaw and grew up in the industrial realm of the Silesian region in the Southern part of Poland (Bytom).
N. Poniatowska graduated from Fine Art Photography at The Glasgow School of Art. Her works in shown in: Royal Scottish Academy – New Contemporaries 2019 in Edinburgh, The National Museum in Cracow, 12 Star Gallery in London, ARCHIP in Prague, House For An Art Lovers in Glasgow, Orms in Cape Town, 5&33 Gallery in Amsterdam, Pingyao International Photography Festival in China, The Waterhouse Gallery in Maastricht, Lillie Art Gallery in Milngavie, citizenM in Glasgow, and more.
Natalia received the Female in Focus 2020 award, Adam Bruce Thomson award 2019, the British Journal of Photography Breakthrough award 2017, Debuts 2018, Grand Press Photo 2018, Wena 2012, and she was selected as one of 15 best graduates in creative fields by It’s Nice That in 2018. After 7 years in Scotland, she moved to Warsaw in 2019.