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 Barcelona where she works as a freelance photojournalist, combining her personal projects with the teaching of photography. She has published in Le Nouvel Observateur, Interviú, El Periódico de Cataluña,7k, Gazeta Wyborcza and Polityka among others.
Her projects address discrimination and societal dysfunctions in Europe, with accent on gender and sexual diversity.
She has won different awards, such as the Third Prize in POY Latam 2015, in the multimedia – everyday life category and was awarded with a Helge Humelvoll Scholarship to participate in the 69th Missouri Photo Workshop (2017) and with the “Photojournalism Grant 2015” (GrisArt International School of Photography, Barcelona).
Finalist of the Grand Press Photo 2012 Poland and the 19th FotoPres la Ciaxa, she has participated in festivals such as FOTONOVIEMBRE Tenerife and the VIII Biennal de Xavier Miserachs. Among her exhibitions, stand out: the National Museum in Warsaw and the Municipal Museum in Ourense.
She speaks and write fluently Polish, French, Spanish and English.