Michał Siarek, 1991, documentary photographer. 

Student of the photography department of The Leon Schiller National Film, Television and Theatre School in Lodz. Fascinated by the Balkan Peninsula issues he spent three years on his debut essay “Alexander” focused on myths, identity and nationalism in one of the ex-Yugoslav republics. Nominee for the 2016 Joop Swart Masterclass. Co-founder of Paper Beats Rock publishing house.

michal.siarek[at]gmail.com

Education

  • 2010 - 2017 PWSFTviT

Exhibitions

  • 2016 - PhotOn Grant final screenings, Valencia
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2016 - Show OFF section during Photomonth, Cracow
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2016 - Hestia Artistic Journey, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw

Prizes and shortlists

  • 2016 - “Alexander” shortlisted to Il Reportage Photojournalism Award, Italy

  • 2016 - “Alexander” in the finals of Hestia Artistic Journey, Poland
  • 2016 - “Alexander” shortlisted to Cortona Off Circuit, Italy
  • 2016 - “Alexander” shortlisted to PhotOn Grant, Spain
  • 2016 - “Alexander” shortlisted to Kolga Tbilisi Award, Georgia

  • 2016 - “Alexander” awarded in BZWBK Press Photo, Poland

  • 2016 - Laureate of Show OFF section, Cracow Photomonth, Poland

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