Sława Harasymowicz is a visual artist. Her practice uses biography, archive and fiction and she works with drawing, moving image, photography, print, design and installation. Her current work focuses on the intersections between personal history, architecture, place memory, and conflict. 

Harasymowicz has held exhibitions at Archaeology of Photography Foundation / Social Centre for Photography in Warsaw, The Freud Museum, London, Bunkier Gallery of Contemporary Art Kraków, Poland, National Poetry Library, Southbank Centre, Royal Festival Hall, London and The Seweryn Udziela Ethnographic Museum of Kraków, and others. Author of the first graphic novel adaptation of Sigmund Freud’s ‘Wolf Man’ and award-winning collaborations with Penguin Books and Guardian Magazine.

She is the recipient of Arts Council England Grants for the Arts, Artistic Scholarships from Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, Victoria and Albert Museum Illustration Awards, and The Arts Foundation Fellowship. 

Alumna of the Royal College of Art, she also holds an MA from the Jagiellonian University Kraków, Poland, which she completed with a thesis on the theme of protest. Harasymowicz is currently undertaking a practice-based PhD in Fine Art at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London. She is based in East Kent on the North Sea coast.


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