Marcin Zaborowski is a documentary photographer cooperating with National Geographic Polska since 2009. His works has been published in El País, The Guardian, AZ Zeitung, Deutsche Welle, Focus,  Aleteia, Halewijn, National Geographic Polska Magazine, Magazyn Pismo, doc!photomagazine, Angkor Photo Festival&Workshops and Transylvania Photo Festival. On the air of Polish Radio Szczecin, he reported a trip to Tibet and India, where he photographed the 14th Dalai Lama. Graduate of the Sputnik Photos Mentoring Programme (2018).

Marcin is a laureate of the Grand Press Photo (2014, 2018), for years he has also been honorable mentioned, i.a. in International Photography Awards (2014-2017), Moscow International Foto Awards (2014-2018), Siena International Photography Awards (2018), Prix de la Photogaphie Paris (2018). He is the author of individual photo exhibitions "The Monk", "Tibet", "The Unregistered" and "Newcomers".

Currently he is working on a long-term documentary project about a persecuted Muslim minority in southern Asia, known as the Rohingya people.

Awards

  • 2018 - International Photography Awards, IPA 2018, Los Angeles, honorable mention in General News category
  • 2018 - Prix de la Photographie Paris, Px3, France, honorable mention
  • 2018 - Grand Press Photo, Poland, 1st place in News category
  • 2018 - Grand Press Photo, Poland, finalist in People category
  • 2018 - Moscow International Foto Awards, MIFA 2018, Moscow, honorable mention in editorial-conflict category
  • 2018 - Siena International Photo Awards, SIPA, Italy, finalist for photo essay "Newcomers"
  • 2017 - International Photography Awards, IPA 2017, Los Angeles, honorable mention for photo essay and feature story "Excluded"
  • 2017 - International Photography Awards, IPA 2017, Los Angeles, honorable mention in "People-Portrait" category
  • 2017 - Moscow International Foto Awards, MIFA 2017, Moscow, honorable mention
  • 2016 - International Photography Awards, IPA 2016, Los Angeles, honorable mention in "Fine Art-Abstract" category
  • 2016 - Moscow International Foto Awards, MIFA 2016, Moscow, honorable mention
  • 2014 - Moscow International Foto Awards, MIFA 2014, Moscow, honorable mention
  • 2014 - International Photography Awards, IPA 2014, Los Angeles, honorable mention in "People-Portrait" category
  • 2014 - Grand Press Photo, Poland, 3rd place in single category "Staged Portrait" for "Dala Banu" portrait
  • 2011 - Fotografuj.pl, Poland, 1st place in travel photography
  • 2010 - National Geographic Polska Magazine, Poland, 1st group place for "Keep the balance" one picture of fisherman.

Selected exhibitions & events

  • 2019 - National Geographic Polska, lecture and show, traveler festival, Wrocław, Poland
  • 2019 - Workshops, Lviv, Ukraine
  • 2019 - "Elements/Water", group exhibition of the National Geographic Polska photographers, Stara Kopalnia, Wałbrzych, Poland
  • 2019 - "Newcomers", meeting, 16.Rybnik Photography Festival, Rybnik, Poland
  • 2019 - "Newcomers", exhibition, Gallery "DWA Plany", Rzeszów, Poland
  • 2018 - "Newcomers", lecture and show, 10. Podkarpacki Travel Kaleidoscope, Rzeszów, Poland
  • 2018 - "Newcomers", exhibition, Stara Galeria ZPAF, Warsaw, Poland
  • 2018 - "Newcomers", meeting during the "East of Culture", Rzeszów, Poland
  • 2018 - "FotoCamp 2018", Camp66 in Ścięgny, Poland
  • 2018 - "Newcomers", exhibition Mieczysław Karłowicz Philharmonic in Szczecin, Poland
  • 2017 - "Newcomers", lecture and show, The Warsaw Rising Museum, Poland
  • 2017 - "Never Again", exhibition, Transylvania Photo Festival, Romania
  • 2017 - "Never Again", exhibition&meeting, Non-Fiction Festival, Cracow, Poland
  • 2017 - "Never Again", exhibition&meeting, Wachlarz Festival, Wrocław, Poland
  • 2017 - "The unregistered", exhibition, Gallery "DWA Plany", Rzeszów, Poland
  • 2016 - "The unregistered", sreenshow, 12th Edition of Angkor Photo Festival & Workshop, Siem Reap, Cambodia
  • 2016 - "The unregistered", exhibition, 13th Awards Gala of the Polish Prize of Sérgio Vieira de Mello, UNHCR, Kraków, Poland
  • 2015 - "Memory of the city#2", exhibition&meeting, second part, Szczecin, Poland
  • 2014 - "Memory of the city", exhibition&meeting, stories lost in time, Szczecin, Poland
  • 2014 - "The Unregistered", exhibition, United Nations Information Centre, Warsaw
  • 2014 - "The Unregistered", exhibition, Stara Galeria ZPAF, Warsaw, Poland
  • 2014 - "The Unregistered", exhibition, Orient Gallery, Szczecin, Poland
  • 2012 - "Tibet", Festival "Miejsc i Podróży - morze bez fikcji" , exhibition, Ustronie Morskie, Poland
  • 2012 - "Tibet", Europenian Museum Night 2012, exhibition, Szczecin, Poland
  • 2012 - "Tibet", Festival "Wloczykij", exhibition, Gryfino, Poland
  • 2011 - "Tibet", To lubie, Mam Ochotę, exhibition, Warsaw, Poland
  • 2011 - "Tibet", Pomeranian Library in Szczecin, exhibition, Szczecin, Poland
  • 2009 - "Monk", To lubie, Mam Ochotę, exhibition, Warsaw, Poland
  • 2009 - "Monk", Brama Jazz Cafe, exhibition, Szczecin, Poland

Audio & Video

  • 2018 - about Burma in "Ucho na świat", Polskie Radio Białystok
  • 2018 - about "Newcomers" exhibition in Polskie Radio Białystok
  • 2018 - about "Newcomers" exhibition in Polskie Radio Szczecin
  • 2017 - about Rohingya crisis in TVN24.
  • 2017 - comment to Rohingya exodus in TOK FM.
  • 2014 - about "The Unregistered" exhibition in "Migawka" (Polskie Radio Szczecin)
  • 2011 - about Tibet in "Kardamon" (szczecin.fm), "Migawka" (Polskie Radio Szczecin), "Archipelag" (Polskie Radio Szczecin)
  • 2010 - reports from Tibet, Nepal and India (Polskie Radio Szczecin)
  • 2009 - about Morocco, Peru, Georgia and Myanmar in "Archipelag" (Polskie Radio Szczecin)
  • 2009 - interview about "Monk" exhibition (Polskie Radio Szczecin)
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