Monika K. Adler is photographer and avant-garde filmmaker, based in London, known for her challenging and provocative photography and experimental films.
Adler graduated from The European Academy of Photography and the Wojciech Gerson’s National School of Fine Arts in Warsaw.
Her works have been shown in hundreds of exhibitions, video art and film festivals internationally. These have included: Gwangju Biennale, South Korea; Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool; House of the Parliament of the United Kingdom; Lagos Photo Festival 20: Home Museum; Photo London, Somerset House, London; Rankin 2020 #Self – Sky Arts; Saint Germain Photo Festival, Paris; Gislaveds Konsthall, Sweden; The State Museum of Gulag, Moscow; Edinburgh International Festival, BBC 100 Women, London; Museum of New Art, Detroit; London Arts Festival; Films On Art, Portugal; EAI, San Diego; Sobering Gallery, Paris; Sala Rekalde, Bilbao, Spain; Galerie La Tour, Paris, and the Second International Festival of Photography, Lodz, Poland.
Monika K. Adler’s films and image-based works have been the subject of several academic studies and published in many magazines and publications including: The Eye of Photography, GUP Magazine, Art & Commerce + Vogue Italia, Photographer Russia, Soanyway Magazine, British Journal of Photography, Harper Baazar UK, Guardian, The Times, Leica Photography Internationale, Private Photo Review, The Ambivalent Body: On The Short Films Of Monika K. Adler, 2013, The Martyrdom of the Angel’s Body: The Female Artist as Naked Signifier, 2014, 209 Women – Photography Book, 2019, Rankin’s 2020 – photography book, 2020, Review Of Monika K. Adler’s Photographic Work: A Psychological Perspective, 2013.
In November 2018 she was nominated to a Hundred Heroines, The Royal Photographic Society’s Award to honor one hundred photographic heroines.