Ania Dabrowska, (born 1973, Poland), lives in London.
Artist working with photography, installation, text, sound, and video. She is interested in the impact that bringing together different registers of time and space and different 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.
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 include the upcoming Ashkal Alwan residency in Beirut, a SPACE artist residency at Arlington, a hostel for homeless men and women (2010-2012) and Dharamshala International Artists Workshop, Khoj International Artists Association, Delhi, and White Crane Arts & Media, Dharamshala, India (2012), for which she was nominated by Polish Cultural Institute in Delhi. Curator and producer of exhibitions, projects, and events in the UK and abroad.
Lecturer in Photography at the CASS, London Metropolitan University (current, since 2013), Lecturer in Fine Art, the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art in Oxford (2007-10), and a visiting lecturer at Goldsmiths College, University of London (2006-2012).
Workshop Facilitator and Mentor for participatory projects with international organizations since 2004 (Free Press Unlimited, PhotoVoice, SPACE, World Vision, United Response, CAST, University of Luton, U-Turn Project).