Ania Nalecka-Milach – born 1977, book designer (alias Tapir Book Design), collaborating with Sputnik Photos collective (
Books designed by her were awarded: 69 and 71 POYi The Best Photography Book Award (first prize, USA 2012, 2014), ParisPhoto / Aperture Foundation Photobook Award Nominee (USA/France 2012, 2013 2014 and 2016), Bratislava Photomonth (Slovakia, 2012, 2014), The New York Photofestival (first prize, USA 2011), Photography Book Now (USA, w 2009 grand prize and in 2011 first prize),  Art Books Wanted International Award (Czech Republic 2013) and Photopublication of the Year, Fotofestiwal in Lódz (first prize 2018, honorary mention 2017, both first pizes, 2013; Poland).
Guest workshops: ISSP (Kuldiga, Latvia, 2014), PHOTOEspana 2014 (Madrid, Spain, 2014), FUAM (Istanbul, Turkey, 2015), Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice (Katowice, Poland, 2016), Fonderia 20.9 (Werona, Italy, 2017), DOOR (Rome, Italy, 2017), CNA (Dudelange, Lunxemburg, 2017).
Guest lectures: Sputnik Photos Mentoring Programme (Warsaw, Poland), National Film School in Łódź (Poland, 2013), Print Control (Warsaw, Poland, 2013), PHOTOEspana (Madrid, Spain, 2014), Self-publish Riga (Latvia, 2014), Fotoistambul (Turkey, 2014), ViennaPhotobookFestival (Austria, 2015), Spine (Stockholm, Sweden, 2015), 6 pt, (Vilnius, Lithuania, 2015), Photobook Bristol (Bristol, UK, 2016), MOCAK (Kraków, Poland, 2017), Xprint (Poznań, Poland, 2017), WJF/We are all photographers (Warszawa, Poland, 2018), University of Hartford (Berlin, Germany, 2018).
Co-curated with Rafał Milach Sputnik Photos’ exhibition “Stand By” and “Distant Place” and with NOPHOTO publication+exhibition “Mapping the Blind Spots” for PHOTOEspana 2014. With Sputnik Photos – Photo-eye for Best Books of 2012 (best books by Sputnik Photos, USA) and The Curated Bookshelf w FOAM Museum, (Amsterdam, The Netherlands). Curator of ShowOFF 2015, part of Photomonth in Kraków, working on the book with Yulia Krivich.
Designed books among others: “7 Rooms”, “Black Sea of Concrete”, “In the Car with R”, “The Winners”, “The First March of Gentlemen”,  “Nearly Every Rose on The Barriers of The Parliament” by Rafal Milach, “IS(not)”, “Stand BY”, “Distant Place”, “Wordbook”, “Fruit Garden” by Sputnik Photos, “Brutal”, “11:41” by Michal Luczak, “Karczeby” by Adam Panczuk, “Swell” by Mateusz Sarello “Promising Waters” by Mila Teshaieva, “The Irreversible” by Agnieszka and Maciek Nabrdalik, “Boiko” by Jan Brykczynski, “Fibro Dreams” by Glenn Sloggett, “Die Mauer ist Weg!” by Mark Power,  “Presentiment” by Yulia Krivich, “This is where the end of cities begins” by Agnieszka Rayss, “Looking Into The Pre-God’s Eyes” by Andrei Liankevich, “Black is the Day, Black is the Night” by Amy Elkins, “OVER” by Kacper Kowalski, “Tomek Tyndyk / Teatr” by Tomek Tyndyk, “Augustis 2.0” curated by Grzegorz Dabrowski, “Te Ahi Ka” by Martin Toft, “Kochetov” curated by Sergiy Lebedynskyy.
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