Polish photojournalist based in Paris, France and Warsaw, Poland. She is a winner of Camille Lepage « On Est Ensemble » price delivered yearly at Visa Pour l’Image Festival of Photojournalism, laureate of Jean-Luc Lagardère Foundation Grant, and a winner in multimedia category of Freedom German-Polish Journalism Price de Tadeusz Mazowiecki. Her work also received an honorable mention of Focus on the Story Price. Her practice focuses on subjects related to social inequalities, environmental issues and women’s rights. Before concentrating on the subject of women reproductive health, she was documenting the impact of human activities on underprivileged communities related to fuel poverty in Poland and the Philippines. She divides her work between assignments for press, NGOs and the development of long-term personal projects. She has been an invited visiting lecturer at the Art Academy in Lodz, Poland, Michigan State University, USA, Speos Photography School in Paris, France and participated in multiple conferences on the subject of engaged documentation. Her work has been shown internationally at individual and collective exhibitions. She works with: The New York Times / Time / The New Yorker / NPR / The Guardian / EL Pais / Le Monde / Libération / La Croix / Paris Match / Figaro Magazine / Elle / Polka / 6 Mois / Marie Claire / Le Pelerin / Gazeta Wyborcza / Twoj Styl / Tygodnik Powszechny / Wysokie Obcasy / TVN / Het Parool. Please find my portfolio here: https://www.kasiastrek.com/
Ryszard Krzeszewski (70) came to Bieszczady almost 50 years ago. He first lived in a grange with his first horse. He now has an agritourist space and organizes horse riding camps where people are signing in even a year in advance. 07.2020; Chmiel, Poland
Alba Lorena (30) had two daughters when at the age of 19 she was gang-raped. She miscarried and was condemned for 30 years in prison where other inmates often mistreated her. She was released after 10 years. April 2019, San Salvador, El Salvador
In the Budryk mine, it is necessary to go one kilometer below the surface of the earth to find coal. The ore, torn off by a cutting machine, is recovered on a conveyor belt before being reassembled. Ornantowice, Poland, October 2018
Andrei (20) lives in a dumpsite area of Malabon, one of the poorest and most dangerous slums in Metro Manila. He started working in a coal business at the age of 14. He works 7 days a week and earns around 3 euro per day. Malabon, Philippines, 04.2017
It’s almost impossible to get an abortion In Poland. These women crossed the border to Germany for help.