She graduate of the University of Bydgoszcz, but also she graduate of an architecture school, where under the supervision of, among others, professors from the Gdańsk University of Technology, she perfected painting and drawing.
In the years 1995-2001 she took up poetry. Her works debuted in the Anthology of Poetry of Young Creators Warsaw.
S he is interested in photography since 2008, Among others, she achieved second place in Portrait and Exhibition Award in international photographic competitions. Exhibitions of her works were also held in Poland, including in Gdańsk.
Eventually, she settled in Bristol, where from 2011 to 2014 she took part in four Art MEETING exhibitions. She exhibited her works during two independent editions at the Centrespase Gallery, and in a solo exhibition at The Grant Bradley in 2013.
F otography became her way of sharing imagination, the intimate dialogue with the viewer. Her works are full of emotions, poetics and nostalgia. You can find there both portraits, landscapes, as well as reportage and street photos. However, she herself admits that in photography she is most interested in human and form.
Word and image - this is my artistic form of expressing sensitivity based on my experiences, observations of the world, people and life. Currently, I fulfill myself as a mother. I believe that this is the greatest experience so far.
- S ylwia Lakoma