Born in 1988, Mateusz Baj is studying at the department of photohournalism at Warsaw University. He comes from Włodawa in the Eastern Poland. Working as a freelancer, though, he is not domiciled but now works mainly in Ukraine. His specializes in the documentary photography focusing on social issues.
Awards and distinctions:
- 2014 – Sony National Award
- 2014 – Grand Press Photo- 2nd prize in the category People
- 2014 – an entry in “DEBUTS” – an album including 36 most talented polish photographers of the young generation