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Denise Hawrysio

Associate Lecturer, BA (Hons) Sound Arts
London College of Communication
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Denise  Hawrysio


Denise Hawrysio is an interdisciplinary artist working across a variety of media and materials including installation, video, artists books and printmedia. She is an Associate Lecturer for BA (Hons) Sound Arts at London College of Communication.

Born in Toronto, Denise received her BFA from Queen’s University, Canada, and her MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. She has exhibited work globally, including in Europe, the United States and Canada. Her work deals with issues of displacement, hybridism, transience and mutation, utopia and dystopia, memory and identity.

Denise has been an active member of London’s art scene for several years, founding her own project space in the early 90’s and working collectively with many of Britain’s leading artists.

She has received fellowships for residencies at NSCAD University, the Banff Centre for the Arts, the prestigious MacDowell Colony in the United States, the University of British Columbia and University of Alberta.

Her artists’ books are in collections at the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Chelsea Art Library, Yale University, the Bruce Peel Collection and the National Gallery of Canada. She has taught at the Architectural Association School of Architecture, University of British Columbia and presently teaches at University of the Arts, London.

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View the BA (Hons) Sound Arts course page.