Hanna Jarzabek

Photographer & Storyteller / Based in Madrid, Spain

Documentary photographer and freelance photojournalist Hanna Jarzabek (1976, Poland). She finished a Master degree in Political Science and worked on refugee reports for UN agencies such as UNRWA and UNCTA. She developed her passion... read on
Focus: Photographer, Photojournalist, Writer, Researcher, Reporter, Documentary, Multimedia, Photography, Portraiture, Civil Rights and Social Inequality, Human Rights, Investigation
Skills: Audio Recording, Adobe InDesign, Apple Final Cut Pro, Photo Editing, Black & White Printing, Storyboarding, Exhibition Design, Multimedia Production, Photojournalism, Film Processing
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Available in: Madrid, Spain
Focused on: Photographer, Photojournalist, Writer, Researcher, Reporter, Documentary, Multimedia, Photography, Portraiture, Civil Rights and Social Inequality, Human Rights, Investigation
Skilled at: Audio Recording, Adobe InDesign, Apple Final Cut Pro, Photo Editing, Black & White Printing, Storyboarding, Exhibition Design, Multimedia Production, Photojournalism, Film Processing
Coverage Regions: Europe Middle East
Languages Spoken: French, Spanish, English, Polish, basic Russian
Years of experience: More than 10

Documentary photographer and freelance photojournalist

Hanna Jarzabek (1976, Poland). She finished a Master degree in Political Science and worked on refugee reports for UN agencies such as UNRWA and UNCTA. She developed her passion for photography while travelling (the Gaza Strip, Iran, Philippines).

Since 2008 she is based in Spain where she works as a freelance photojournalist, combining her personal projects with the teaching of photography. 

Primary clients: BuzzFeed News, El Pais, XL Semanal, L'Obs, Equal Times, 5W magazine, Interviú, El Periódico de Cataluña, 7k magazine, Gazeta Wyborcza and Polityka among others. 

Her projects address discrimination and societal dysfunctions in western society, with an emphasis on themes such as gender identity and sexual diversity. She also works on youth radicalization and the raise of right-wing movements in Europe. Lately she has started to investigate the construction of national identity in post-Soviet regions in the aftermath of the collapse of the Soviet Union.

She speaks and write fluently Polish, French, Spanish and English. Basic notions of Russian

Main awards & grants:  
XX University of Murcia Photography Award (Spain 2021)  
Marylin Stafford Fotoreportage Award Honorable Mention (United Kingdom 2021)  
Grant S.OS. Arte / Cutlura VEGAP (Spain 2021)  
Grant DESVÍO - Hablar en Arte program (Spain 2021)  
European Journalism Center Grant (Netherlands 2020)  
Futures Talents 2020, Futures Photography UE program (Netherlands 2020)  
Grant Crisálida Signo Editores Program scholarship (Spain 2019)
Grand Press Photo, finalist in Portrait category, (Poland 2019)
Photography Grant of Photography Magazine, nomination (United Kingdom 2018)
Photography Grant of Photography Magazine, nomination (United Kingdom 2017)
Helge Humelvoll scholarship from the 69th Missouri Photo Workshop (United States 2017)  
Third Prize of POY Latam 2015 in the multimedia category (Mexico 2015)
GrisArt Photojournalism Scholarship (Spain 2015)
CROSS VIDEO DAYS , shortlisted (France 2014)
Grant Fotografía i Societat (Spain 2014)
19th FotoPres la Ciaxa, finalist (Spain 2013)
Grand Press Photo, finalist in News category, (Poland 2012)
Grant of the 11º Foro Fotografico Can Basté (Spain 2010)
PhotoMonth Cracow Festival, selected in the Section SHOW OFF (Poland 2010)

Main talks, conferences: & workshops: 
Reina Sofía National Art Center Museum, Madrid / Spain (2021)
Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Sevilla / Spain (2021)
PICA. Photoespaña International School, Alcobendas (2020)
Quijote Photo Fest - International Photography Festival / Spain (2020)
MADPHOTO Photography School, Madrid / Spain (2020)
University of Alcalá de Henares / Spain (2020)
AFOGRA Photographic Association, Granada (2020)
Royal Photographic Society, Madrid (2019)
Encuentros Fotográficos de Gijón 2019 - International Photography Festival / Spain (2019)
UCM Complutense University in Madrid / Spain (2019)
Teaching in the framework of the project “Valientes PhotOn – Art for Change”, Valencia 2019
UCL University College London (2017 and 2018)
PhotOn 2018 International Festival of Photojournalism, Valencia / Spain (2018)
University Jaume I, Castellón / Spain (2017)
Barcelona University / Grupo de Investigación de Estudios de Género, Barcelona / Spain (2016)
Universidad de Vic – Universidad Central de Cataluña, Vic-Barcelona  / Spain (2015 and 2016
Espai Fotografic Can Basté, Barcelona (2012-2020)
FotoEspai B.C.I School of Photography / Barcelona (2017)
Civic Center Jardis de la Pau, Barcelona (2015-2016)
Espai Fotografic F. Català-Roca, Barcelona (2012-2015)
Education
Hanna Jarzabek | Bio Geneva University, Switzerland