Marta Ankiersztejn (born in 1986) – she graduated in Theatre Studies from The Aleksander Zelwerowicz National Academy of Dramatic Art in Warsaw. She completed a three-year Photography Studio of ZPAF (Polish Photographers Association); she defended her thesis and had an exhibition at Stara Galeria of ZPAF. She was twice rewarded in the photography competition “Dance – energy of body and imagination”, accompanied by an exhibition for International Dance Theatres Festival in Lublin. She regularly writes for TEATR Magazine and Teatralia Wesbite. She has collaborated with the Theatre Institute, Institute of Music and Dance, Body/Mind Foundation, Studio Theatre, Polish Theatre, Dramatyczny Theatre and Powszechny Theatre in Warsaw, as well as Polish Theatre in Bydgoszcz, to name a few. She has documented major theatre and dance festivals, including: Warsaw Theatre Festival WST and Body/Mind Contemporary Dance Festival. In 2012 she received an artistic scholarship from the city of Warsaw and carried out a photography project “Urbanflowers”. The exhibition was presented, among others, at Zawirowania Dance Theatre Festival (Studio Theatre in Warsaw) and the Polish Dance Platform (“Zamek” Cultural Centre in Poznań).
Since 2012 she has collaborated with Bartłomiej Sawka on commercial projects Cinefoto.
Portfolio of the photographer is available at: www.ankiersztejn.com.