Simona Supino is a Polish documentary photographer based in Warsaw. Born in 1992, she graduated from the Photography at the Warsaw School of Photography and the History of Art at the Warsaw University. She started her professional career in 2013 for Super Express daily newspaper, where she had the opportunity to develop her skills as a photojournalist. 

She currently works as a freelancer dividing her work between assigments for press and NGOs, and working on her long term projects. She is the winner and the finalist of many nationals and internationals competition including Magnum 30 under 30, East Street, Grand Press Photo and BZWBK photo, FVGF fotografia 2023 (CRAF).  In 2023 in 2023 she participated in the New Yourk Portfolio Review.

Since February 2014 she has been covering the ongoing conflict begun on Maidan and explored to the eastern Ukraine. She spent there several months observing political and social changes and also exploring the culture of this Country.

Currently,she is focusing on documentation of the widely understood refugee crisis in Poland and the humanitarian situation in Ukraine. (for NGOs : Action Aid, World of Concern, Caritas, Iron Wheels). Her photographs have been published in the biggest world and Polish and newspaper and magazines: Le Monde, Liberation, La Grazia, Woman and Home, Neewsweek, Press, Polityka, Wprost, Gazeta Wyborcza, Duzy Format, Kontynenty.

She speaks English, Italian, Polish, Russian, and basic Ukrainian.

Available for assignments worldwide. 


Awards and mentions:

2023- NY Portfolio Reviev, participant

2023 – shortlisted at CRAF FVGF fotografia

2017 – Winner of the East Street competition

2015 – First Prize in BZWBK Press Photo in general news category

2015 – Special prize of Rzeczpospolita daily newspaper

2014 – First Prize in Grand Press Photo (general news) for her coverage of revolution in Kiev.

2014 – Shortlisted in MAGNUM 30 under 30, for her coverage of revolution in Kiev


2017 – East Street final exhibition

2016 – Bialystok Interphoto Festival2015 – Collective exhibition BZ WBK Press Photo in The Wilson Shaft Gallery in Katowice
2015 – Collective exhibition BZ WBK Press Photo in The Old Brewery in Poznan
2015 – Collective exhibition BZ WBK Press Photo in the Galery FF – Forum Of Photography in Lodz
2015 – Maidan – collective exhibition on the anniversary of Maidan in Presidential Palace in Warsaw

2014 – Kiev Revolution, exhibition in galery Rozbrat 44 in Warsaw