Agata GrzybowskaGrzybowska is a photojournalist, photographer, video-maker, and an Ambassador for Leica Camera Poland. She was associated for years with Gazeta Wyborcza, but now works as a freelancer. She is co-founder and member of the RATS Agency. Grzybowska graduated from Direction of Photography at the Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School in Lodz. She teaches History of Photojournalism at SWPS University in Warsaw. Her first photo book 9 Gates of No Return (2017) has gained international recognition and earned her several awards. Grzybowska travels across the world depicting people in difficult, often life-threatening situations. While working, her principle is to get as close as possible to people and their stories.