Sława Harasymowicz’s practice includes drawing, photography, moving image, print and installation. She is interested in the relations between then and now and has a special interest in found image as a trace, document, and point of departure for new narratives.
Selected recent solo exhibitions include Zatoka / The Bay, Archeology of Photography Foundation / Social Centre for Photography, Warsaw, Poland (2020-21), dismal sheets of dust, Crate, Margate, UK (2019), Jest już dzień jasny (ordre de bataille) BWA, Tarnów, Poland (2018), The Spring to Come, National Poetry Library, Southbank Centre, Royal Festival Hall, London, UK (2016-17), Ersatz, The Seweryn Udziela Ethnographic Museum of Kraków, Kraków, Poland (2014), Wolf Man, The Freud Museum, London, UK (2012); she has also participated in the group show The Trouble with Value (2017-2018) Bunkier Sztuki, Kraków, Poland. Her graphic novel adaptation of Sigmund Freud’s Wolf Man was published in 2012 by Self Made Hero.
Originally from Kraków, Poland, then London-resident, Harasymowicz is currently based in East Kent on the North Sea coast. Alumna of the Royal College of Art, she holds an MA from the Jagiellonian University Kraków where she completed a thesis on the theme of protest in English and American literature. She is undertaking a practice-based PhD at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London.
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