Julia Szablowska
Photographer / Journalist

Julia Szablowska (b.1991 in Molodechno, Belarus) is a photographer and journalist. She is a graduate of the Belarusian state University of journalism (2014) and the Warsaw Academy of photography (2017).

Now Julia is basing in Warsaw, Poland, and working at Belsat TV, the only Belarusian language independent television channel.

Her work focuses on social issues. Almost all of Julia’s works are long-term projects in which she studies people’s relationships, and observes the changes of the social landscape through the work of NGOs.

Julia Szablowska
Photographer / Journalist
  • popular
    Oct 5, 2023 – Apr 14, 2024
    Institut Valencià d’Art Modern / IVAM
    Valencia, Spain
    What is “popular”? Popular is not fame or celebrity. Popular is not the products of mass culture. Popular is not pop. Popular is not the art of the people, nor the identity of the country, nor the symbols of the nation. The popular is not the product of the proletariat or the craftsmanship of the working classes. The popular is not folklore. The popular is not clichés or tourist souvenirs.The popular is not visual candy, one-euro merchandise, advertising royalties. Popular is somewhere in-between all of that (more…)