She has a long period experience as a documentary photographer doing social projects as well as working for the biggest Polish National Newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza and as a lecturer of a Press Photography at the Warsaw University. Twice honoured with grants of Ministry of Polish Culture.
Laureate of World Press Photo.
Anna works pay special attention on social change in contemporary society. Her projects Dad in Action, Clothes for Death, and Go Home, Kids were used as a national social campaign for humanising death and childbirth. She regularly highlights taboo issues and sensitive subjects and gives particular consideration to the role of women in the modern world. She turns her camera toward those who has never been in the main stream, who live in the outskirts of social or psychological life.
In 2014 she moved to Moscow where she graduated from the School of Documentary Film and Theatre of Marina Razbezkhina and Mikhail Ugarov and her debut “In Another World” won Best Student Documentary – Kinoproba, Russia 2017.
Former Canon ambasador, member of @Womenphotographers @Polishwomenphotographers
Currently based in Tokyo.
Her last exhibition in 2020 : “Portret w Koronie/Corona closure” https://artspaces.kunstmatrix.com/en/exhibition/3487289/anna-bedy%C5%84ska-portret-w-koroniecorona-exposure
2017 – Picture of a Year – Grand Press Photo
2017 – Best Student Documentary – Kinoproba, Russia
2017 – Special Mention in Bosifest Film Festival, Serbia
2017 – Grand Press Photo – 1st Prize Portrait
2015 – Grand Press Photo – 1st Prize People and Culture
2013 – World Press Photo – 3rd Prize -Staged Portrait – Zuzia
2013 – Honoured with Ministry of Culture prize for an individual artist of a year
2013 – Grand Press Photo – 3rd Prize – Portrait
2013 – BZWBK Press Photo – 2nd Prize – Portrait
2012 – Grant of Ministry of Culture – Dad Home Alone
2009 – Grand Press Photo – 2nd Prize – People Story
2009 – BZWBK Press Photo – Special Prize – ” Worth to be together – People Story
2008 – Grand Press Photo – 2nd Prize – People Story
2007 – BZWBK Press Photo – 3rd Prize – People Story
2006 – Grand Press Photo 1st Prize – People Story – Dad in Action
2006 – Grand Press Photo 1st Prize – People Single – Baby in Nature
2005 – Grand Press Photo Picture of a Year
2005 – Bzwbk Press Photo 2nd Prize – People Story
2005 – National Geographic – Special Prize in Beauty