Sylwia Galon

Sylwia Galon

Graduate of the Sculpture Faculty at the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk (she got a diploma under supervision of professor Grzegorz Klaman). She deals in video filming, installations, multimedia activities, bioart and sometimes vj-ing. She lives in Gdańsk.

She also studied the master’s programme at the Dutch Art Institute in Arnhem, Netherlands, and inYach Paszkiewicz multimedia and videoclip school.
Sylwia took part in numerous exhibitions in Poland and abroad, e.g. “Fiction and fiction” in ISW Wyspa in 2009, “Scary Challange” in Tallinn, Estonia in 2009, “Stocznia – mapa nie pamięci”, ISW Wyspa in 2010, “Trwa Generowanie Pogdlądu” MS in Łódź in 2010, “Space the final frontier”, Shristi University in Bangalore, India in 2011, “Art&apparatus” in Ronneby in 2012, “Passengers” in Hanina Contemporary Art Gallery, Israel in 2012. She worked also as a cameraperson and editor for Sopot Dance Theatre, Akuku Sztuka, Regional Television and other institutions. She has attended Film Societies meetings ever since she remembers. An active member of the cultural life of Tricity.

  • Olena by Elżbieta Benkowska in Cannes!

  • “Olena” by Elżbieta Benkowska, a director recently graduated from The Gdynia Film School, will be competing for this year’s Golden Palm of the 66th Cannes Film Festival in the category of short films. This year, there were 3 500 entries from 132 countries in this category. 

  • 9. Gdańsk DocFilm Festival

  • 35 films from all over the world will be competing to win Brama Wolności Award during the 9. edition of Gdańsk DocFilm Festival [Godność i Praca/ Dignity&Work] which will take place from 4th till 8th May 2011. The Gdynia Film School is a partner of the festival.

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