Michał Sita, born in 1985, freelance documentary photographer based in Poznań, Poland. Graduate of cultural anthropology at Adam Mickiewicz University (2011) and photography at Institute of Creative Photography in Opava (2008). Works on long-term photographic projects, such as on tribalism in Iraqi Kurdistan, small Finnish museums, daily life in Sudan, Nagorno Karabakh and Wielkopolska region. Curator of exhibitions and a book in an interdisciplinary project analysing photographic zoological archives, curator of XPRINT photobook festival in Poznań. One of co-founders of PIX.HOUSE Foundation, which is running a documentary photography gallery and a publishing house in Poznań .
2017 – Garbary Powerplant. Documenting Potentiality – exhibition at Brama Poznania Heritage Center • Zoological Archive is exhibited at Noorderlich Festival, Groningen, NL • Together with Adrian Wykrota we represent PIX.HOUSE at Kaunas Photo Portfolio Reviews experts panel
2015 – Temporary exhibition at Archaeological Museum in Poznań • Set of photographic and video educational publications for Polish Academy of Sciences • Artist-in-residence at Brama Poznania Heritage Center
2014 – Zoological Archive by Wiesław Rakowski in main programme of TIFF Festival in Wrocław, Entropia Gallery • Izabella statue for the most outstanding museum event (publication category) for album W. Rakowski (…), • also shortlisted at Polish Photobook of the Year contest
2013 – Wiesław Rakowski. Photographs 1924-1939 book curator, published by ISRL PAN • ‘Zoological Archive’ exhibition curator at 8. Biennial of Photography in Poznań, CK ZAMEK • Fotocooltura, Oborniki – solo exhibition
2012 – The Other Side, Galeria Szyperska, Poznań, Białystok, Poland – group • 9th. International Festival of Photography, Rybnik, Poland – solo show at the festival
2010 – Kurdistan, Galeria Obok ZPAF, Warszawa, Poland – solo exhibition • No Revolution, Third Photodocument Festival, Poznań, Poland – group • Muslims, Voivodeship Library, Kraków, Poland – group
2009 – Kurdistan, Photomonth in Kraków, Poland – multimedia essay display, group • Kurdistan, Kaunas Photo, Lithuania – multimedia essay display, group