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Ligia Popławska is a Polish photographer and art historian based in Antwerp, Belgium. Her work focuses on the human impact on the environment, postnature, and how climate change affects our senses. Fascinated by natural phenomena and more-than-human ecologies, her practice is based on speculative storytelling to explore urgent ecological themes. 
           Graduated with MFA and BFA in Photography from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp and BA in Art History from the University of Gdańsk. In recent years she won several prestigious awards like Decade of Change Series Award 2022 by 1854 British Journal of Photography, PhMuseum Days Award (2021) and Photography Prize funded by the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp (2020). She is a laureate of .tiff 2022 and member of FUTURES Photography nominated by FOMU Fotomuseum Antwerpen, as well as a recipient of an Emerging Talent Grant from the Flemish Government. Popławska exhibited at Bienal’23 Fotografia do Porto / Salut au Monde! (Porto), ENCONTROS DA IMAGEM (Braga), FOMU (Antwerp), De Brakke Grond (Amsterdam), Helsinki Photo Festival, InCadaques Photo Festival, among others.
           Ligia Popławska works as a photographer in the field of product, interior, fashion and portrait photography. In 2021-2023 she was a guest professor teaching photography at the Jewellery Design, Gold and Silversmithing Department, Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp. She curated and wrote for a photography platform Intimate Structures.