Agata Szymanska-Medina (b.1981) is polish photojournalist based in Berlin Germany. She studies Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Hannover, Germany. Her work focuses on long-term projects with socio-political issues.
Agata is working as a freelance photo- and video journalist. Her work has been published in DER SPIEGEL, Stern, Taz, Stuttgarter Zeitung, Free Mens World, Spiegel Online, Zenith, SPIEGEL WISSEN, SPIEGEL JOB, jetzt.de, Politiken, Hitch Hiker Magazine
Awards/Grants
Reporters in the Field Grant – R. Bosch Stiftung
Zenith Award 2 Prize
n-ost Reportage Award 2017 shortlist
n-ost Reportage Award 2016 shortlist
Exhibitions
2018 Group Exhibition „European Youth“ – Coop. with Magnum/Speos School Paris, Danish School of Media and Journalismus and Univ. of Applied Sciences & Arts Hannover, Kunst- und Kulturzentrum der Städte Region Aachen, Monschau (G)
2018 Group Exhibition „Youth“,  Triennial of Photography – Container of Univ. of Applied Sciences & Arts Hannover, Hamburg (G)
2016 Group Exhibition „Linden Leben“, Halle 96, Hannover (G)
2015 Group Exhibition „Bialystok Interphoto Festival“, Bialystok (PL)
2015 Group Exhibition „Linden Leben“, Kunsthalle Faust, Hannover (G)
2015 Group Exhibition „Muslime in Deutschland“, Stadtmuseum, Erlangen (G)
2014 Group Exhibition „Fotodialog“, Haus der Kultur, Opalenica (PL)
2013 Group Exhibition „Handwerk“, Künstlerhaus, Hannover (G)
2013 Group Exhibition „Muslime in Deutschland“, Haus der Geschichte, Bonn (G)
2012 Group Exhibition „Bilder der Islam in Deutschland“, Stiftung Mercator im Zusammenarbeit mit Zenith Zeitschrift für den Orient, Berlin (G)
2012 Group Exhibition „Facetten des Seins“, Alte Feuerwache, Berlin (G)