About

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I like choosing all kinds of media to tell a story. Stories from my life, memories and subconscious. Everything is like a dream or an illusion to me. Throughout the creating process I observe a plot of my mind. Projects are afterimages of dying story-lines which I let go. It gives me an incredible imagination and inventiveness to explore myself and others. Painting has become a source of meditation.

Main topics in my art are past, disappearance, transparency, "tiny fissures in the continuous catastrophe". Reflections on human condition & criticism of the mainstream. At the same time there are glimpses of beauty in everyday life I try to capture. As an outsider I take the role of crazy jester who is able to laugh at the absurdities of modern life. I seem to balance between two aspects of life: suffering & happiness, beauty & ugliness, but very often I'd like to blur the boundaries between them.

bio

Grażyna Wikierska, born in Poland in 1978 and currently live and work in England. Graduated from the University of Zielona Góra - Visual Art Institute in Poland with a Master of Art degree in visual art education in 2002.  Graduated with distinction - Art & Design at Yeovil College in 2020. She likes  experimenting in a variety of different fields of art. She switches from one medium to another, experimenting in video, photography, painting and performance.  Main topics are past, disappearance, human condition & criticism of the mainstream. Recent works refer to spirituality, shamanism, self-discovery, fragility of  everyday life and vulnerability.

education

Diploma in Visual Arts  at Institute of Visual Arts in Zielona Góra / University of Zielona Góra in Poland 1998 - 2002;

Diploma in Art & Design at Yeovil College;

 

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