Ania Dabrowska, (born 1973, Poland), lives in London.
Artist working with photography, installation, text, sound, and video. She is interested in the impact that different registers of time and space and cultural identities might have on each other when re-configured in a context of new work. Her projects are often socially engaged and use participatory and collaborative methodologies.
Currently working on Lebanese Archive project inspired by an unknown collection of archival photographs from Lebanon and the Middle East belonging to a former Lebanese photojournalist, Diab Alkarssifi. In development: an artist’s book, to be published by Book Works 2014, an online archive produced with the Arab Image Foundation in Beirut (2014/15), exhibition to launch at Art Factum, Beirut (2015).
Exhibited in solo and group shows in the UK, Germany, USA, India since 2001. Winner of the Observer Hodge Photographic Award, 2003, selected for the National Portrait Gallery Photographic Portrait Award, 2007, awarded The Wellcome Trust People Award, 2008-11. International residencies: Ashkal Alwan, Beirut (2014), SPACE /Arlington, London (2010-2012), Dharamshala International Artists Workshop, Khoj International Artists Association, Delhi, and White Crane Arts & Media, Dharamshala, India (2012). www.ania-dabrowska.co.uk