Agata Wieczorek (1992, PL) is based in Lodz, where she is currently completing her Masters at the National Film School. She previously graduated with honors from Strzeminski Art Academy in Lodz, where she studied graphic arts and painting. Wieczorek’s practice combines film, photography, and animation. She incorporates both documentary and studio-based approaches. For her work, she often enters hermetic environments and works with socially marginalized groups in order to explore uncommon understandings of identity, self, and gender. Her work has been exhibited and awarded internationally, including at Obscura Festival of Photography, Penang; Warsaw Photo Days (Grand Prix); Organ Vida International Photography Festival, Zagreb; Kaunas Photography Festival (award nominee), Kaunas; and Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki; among others. She is 2 nd Cycle Parallel – European Photo-Based Platform laureate in New Artist Category.