Aleksandra Bankowicz born 1975, Warsaw, Poland.
A graduate from the Faculty of Philosophy and Sociology at the University of Warsaw and the Department of Intellectual Property of the Faculty of Law at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow. From the age of 18 she was involved in film and TV production. In addition to being a producer of TV advertisements and short documentaries she has also directed a documentary film titled “Life is not a play” presented on domestic and international film festivals. In conjunction with her professional production and director’s career she kept developing her own unique photographic style and was actively working on personal projects. She has been awarded an Honorary Prize in a photo competition “Free and Independent woman” by Newsweek magazine. She had a number of publications in local magazines. Her photo story of the riots in Istanbul along with her reportage has been published in an acclaimed cultural magazine Rita Baum. A solo exhibition “Lego - the real land” was held in gallery cafe Lokalna, The photo series “Awaiting” was part of the exhibition in gallery Fabryka Trzciny.
Bankowicz's project BIKE was exhibited in May 2019 at the Museum of Asia and Pacific in Warsaw.
April 2020 Exhibition of the series BEACH at Ilford gallery in Bangkok has been canceled due to the Covid restrictions.
November 2021 Solo show of the series Feminin Impact was exhibited in Shanghai at LV on Yongkang rd.
October 2022 Exhibition of a reportage from Bangkok's pride parade, People should be free and beautiful, PIN31, Bangkok.
Currently she works on commissions and personal projects mostly in SE Asia. Upcoming group exhibition is taking place in Glasgow Photography Gallery in April 2023.