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Ela Polkowska

Photographer

Photographer living in Warsaw, Poland. Interested in documenting people, places and objects on the margins of everyday life and subjects sidelined from the dominant public memory. Studied Art History and Film Studies at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. In 2013 graduated from the Academy of Photography in Warsaw. From 2013 to June 2014 participated in the Mentorship Programme by Sputnik Photos, under the mentorship of Rafał Milach. From 2015 student of photography at the Institut of Creative Photography in Opava, Czech Republic. 

Her main projects are "Splinter", a story of people living in continuous disorder and "When objects are always similar” about visual parallels between pictures. Now working on the project about the demolition of Orthodox churches in Poland in 1938. 

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