Sława Harasymowicz is an artist working between London and East Kent. Her projects often take the form of interventions using drawing, lens-based media, screen-printing, installation, found footage and text, exploring possibilities of narrative. She has worked as a translator, and also as a radio broadcast assistant at The BBC World Service; (mis)communication and transmission are among the themes which continue to inspire her work.
Her selected solo shows include The Freud Museum, London (2012), The Poetry Library, Southbank Centre, London (2016); forthcoming BWA Gallery Tarnów, Poland (May 2018). Current/in progress projects include artistic residency at Margate Museum (offsite programme: Journeys with The Waste Land, Turner Contemporary Margate (2 Feb-7 May 2018), and collaboration with Bunkier Sztuki Gallery, Kraków, Poland (Dec 2017-Mar 2018).
Harasymowicz is currently completing Fine Art PhD research by practice at Central Saint Martins, London. She studied at the Royal College of Art London (MA Communication Art and Design, 2006) and Jagiellonian University, Kraków (MA English Philology, 1997, thesis in comparative literature on the theme of protest). Her graphic novel adaptation of Wolf Man, Sigmund Freud's case study was published in 2012. She has twice been awarded the V&A Illustration Awards and the Arts Foundation Fellowship and her work has been supported by The Arts Council England, Adam Mickiewicz Institute Warsaw, and The Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage. She is represented by l'étrangère London.
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