Institute of Creative Photography, The Silesian University in Opava, Czech RepublicSputnik Photos MentorshipAcademy of Photography in Krakow
Konstancja Nowina Konopka was born and lives in Cracow.
She is an M.A. degree graduate of Economic Academy in Cracow. For almost ten years she had been working for town council administration, and also was socially active for two terms as a district councilor in the district where she lived.
Somewhere along the line her passion for photography made her change the course of her career.
In 2012 she was awarded a Diploma of Academy of Photography in Cracow. She participates in the Mentor Sputnik Photos Program in Warsaw. Currently she is student of Institute of Creative Photography at Silesian University in Opava, Czech Republic
Winner in „21 New and Emerging Talents” - Lens Culture Student Photography Awards 2013. She is a prize winner of the Leica Street Photo Polska 2013. She was also shortlisted of the Vienna International Photo Awards 2013, Athens Photo Festival 2013, Kolga Tibilisi Photo 2014, finalist of The Miami Street Photography Festival 2013.
Her photographs was published in nationwide polish paper journals, magazines and newspapers including: Polityka, Gazeta Wyborcza, Zwierciadło, K MAG, Art&Bussines and big nationwide internet portals: Onet, WP, TVN 24 and also in photography dedicated professional portals and local press.
Konstancja Nowina Konopka documents the day-to-day mischief of tough kids from Biskupice — a "rusty-with-ill-reputation industrial district" in Southern Poland. These could be characters in a film.