Ania Gruca is a photographer and videographer based in Paris.
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2022 Alliance Française, Nairobi, Kenya, African Workplaces;
2021 Alliance Française, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, Working Places in Africa;
2021 Jounées du Reportage, Bourisp, Mayotte, île de Hip Hop;
2018 Université Aix Marseille, Voting Matters, curated by the French Institute of Research in Africa (IFRA);
2017 The Paris Institute of Political Studies, Voting Matters, curated by IFRA;
2017 Sciences Po Bordeaux, Voting Matters, curated by IFRA;
2016 Ancien Hôtel de Ville, Saint-Denis, Reunion Island, Residency Fragments Nº3;
2016 Patan Museum, Kathmandu, Nepal, Rising Nepal, organized by the United Nations;
2016 Alliance Française, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania: Voting Matters curated by IFRA;
2015 Alliance Française, Nairobi, Kenya, solo exhibition, Zanzibar, A Tale Beyond Fiction;
2015 Alliance Française, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, solo exhibition, Zanzibar, A Tale Beyond Fiction;
2015 Nairobi National Museum, Kenya: Voting Matters, curated by IFRA;
2014 Foto Fest, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Zanzibar, A Tale Beyond Fiction;
2012 Black Box Gallery, Oregon, USA: Black and White, A picture show;
2011 Gallery Bar, New York, USA: An Art Auction

2021 Grant from the Centre national des arts plastiques (CNAP)
2014 Coup de Coeur, l'ANI, Visa pour l'Image Festival, Perpignan, France for "Zanzibar, A Tale Beyond Fiction"
2009 Coup de Coeur, Bourse du Talent #38, Portrait Category, Paris, France for "Siblings Behind Closed Doors"

2018 School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (EHESS), Paris, From Politics to Intimacy in Zanzibar;
2015 Alliance Française, Kathmandu, Nepal: screening and presentation of Zanzibar, A Tale Beyond Fiction
2014 Bronx Documentary Center, New York, USA: screening and presentation of Zanzibar, A Tale Beyond Fiction

Ania Gruca

Ania Gruca is a French documentary and portrait photographer based in New York. While her personal approach revolves primarily around identity and cultural topics, she focuses mostly on development and women's issues.
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