PhotoBiography: Justyna Neryng

PhotoBiography: Justyna Neryng
International Photography Grant 2019

Justyna Neryng was born in 1981 Poland. Neryng spent much of her childhood playing with her father’s cameras and dark room while roaming the forests of Chelmsko on the Czech boarder. As an adult, a mother and an immigrant to Britain, her photography has flourished into a substantial body of portraiture. Perhaps the most evocative of her works are her exquisitely emotive self-portraits that seem to carry the dark spirit of the forest from her childhood as well as potently baring the scares of modern womanhood. They show vulnerability and intimate eroticism as well as a deep sense of isolation and alienation. It is these portraits that have been most published and exhibited in both in her polish homeland and in the UK.

Website: www.justynaneryng.co.uk

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International Photography Grant 2019