Sława Harasymowicz works across a diverse range of media to pose questions around the validity of recollection, ambiguity of reconstruction, political representation and autobiography. Harasymowicz is a graduate of the Royal College of Art, London (MA in Communication Art and Design, 2006) and the Jagiellonian University, Kraków where she completed MA thesis in English and American literature on the theme of protest (1997). She is currently developing a practice-based PhD in Fine Art at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London.
Her recent solo exhibition at BWA Gallery Tarnów, Poland (2018) was supported by artistic scholarship from the Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage (2016). Other solo shows have included, among others, Wolf Man at The Freud Museum, London (2012) coinciding with the launch of her graphic novel The Wolf Man (Self Made Hero London, 2012), and her work was recently included in The Trouble with Value at Bunkier Sztuki, Kraków, Poland (2017).
Harasymowicz is a recipient of a number of awards including V&A Illustration Awards, the Arts Foundation Fellowship, and artistic scholarship from the Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage (2016). She is currently based in Ramsgate and works between East Kent and London.
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