Monika is a contemporary freelance photographer based between Dublin and Wrocław. She has a broad range of photographic interests and stylistic approaches, with a keen eye for detail and artistic interpretations of the environment and subjects she photographs and videos. Monika likes to shoot using natural light as well as in a studio setting and her images have a contemporary aesthetic which depict a unique relationship between the photographer and subject.
Project Shards of Memory is based on current world events. Russia invaded Ukraine on 24 February 2022, marking a steep escalation of the Russo-Ukrainian War which had begun in 2014. The invasion has caused Europe’s largest refugee crisis since World War II with more than six million Ukrainians leaving the country and a quarter of the population displaced.