Aneta Nowicka born in 1980 Poland in a town full of coal – mines in Silesia.
She graduated Krzysztof Kieslowski Film School, post graduated Reportage as well as Photography in Poland.
Aneta got AIR grants from Vermont Studio Center, USA, Baer Art Center, IS, John Snow House, CA & Fundacion Valparaiso, ES.
Having no artistic traditions within her family and living in Easter European conservatism determined he to get inspired and break the boundaries in her works.
Before she focuses on human roles in her self – staged portraits, she had paparazzi London episode as well as promising career as a TV reporter.
She went on a long journey from photojournalism to self – staged, surreal photography. Her works had been exhibited in London during Passion For Freedom, during Juried Show at Galaway Art Festival in Ireland, and Art Slant Magazine as the showcase winner in Photography selected her.
She received several Honourable Mentions from International Photography Contest (IPA) in 2015 and 2013.
She had exhibitions in Berlin, Warsaw, Buenos Aires, New York and other countries.
She took Part in Biennale Of Art in Poznan, Poland 2014. She lately won the First Prize in the category of Photography at Biennial of Contemporary Art 2016 in Argentina with her project ICONS.
Some of her self- staged pictures may be seen as a grotesque. But, as she say: “The women roles I am playing – remind me of a clown playing in a circus. It is funny, it is grotesque and the audience may have fun. But there is a human being hiding behind that clown mask, confronting - and I picture that invisible part. “