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2017 - 2019 Goldsmiths, University of London, MFA, London, United Kingdom
2013 - 2014 Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Fine Arts exchange, Jerusalem, Israel
2011 - 2015 Concordia University, BFA, Montreal, Canada
2025 (upcoming) Sismógrafo, Porto, Portugal
2022 Residual Yeast, Gossamer Fog, London, United Kingdom
2021 MR.BIG, Verticale Artist Run Center, Laval, Canada
2019 Life Models, Barbican Arts Group Trust, London, England
2018 Computers Don’t Eat Sugar to Make More Computers, Shoreline, London, England
2016 First is Food For Food, The Young Artists Association, Budapest, Hungary
With a Deep Breath, L Open Studios, Budapest, Hungary
The Independent Republic of the Bulge in the Hallway, Drawward Project, Montreal, Canada
Selected Group Exhibitions
2023 (upcoming) ASMR Apocalypse, curated by Lorenzo Csontos, Mercie, Brussels, Belgium
BLOODSPORT, curated by Doron Beuns and Isabelle van Manen, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Falling off the Face of the Earth, Trauma Bar Und Kino, Berlin, Germany
Acoustic Tunnel, The Crypt Gallery, London, England
2022 No Smoke Without ____, Hypha Studios, London, England
SYMBIOSIS, Kocido Studio performance, Venue MOT, London, England
2021 The Heat Treatment, Norsk Teknisk Museum, Norway, Oslo
2019 Degree Show, Goldsmiths, University of London, England
Whale Fall, Gossamer Fog, London, England
2018 Artworks Open, Barbican Arts Group Trust, London, England
Gold X, Deptford X Fringe Festival, London, England
Soulja/Shelter Festival, Helsinki, Finland
2017 Gallery of Alberta Media Arts, Arts Commons, Calgary, Canada
Nuit Rose, Toronto, Canada
Overflow, Studio XX, Montreal, Canada
2016 Graduation Exhibition, Faculty of Fine Arts Gallery, Montreal, Canada
Tactile Museum, Eastern Bloc Artist Center, Montreal, Canada
Playing with Food, Articule Artist Centre, Montreal, Canada
2015 Rufus Stone, Tachbrook Market, London, England
Loop, Eastern Bloc artist center, Montreal, Canada
2022 The Heat Treatment, VITRINE Gallery, London, England
2019 Tactical Meditations, Un/Green Naturally Artificial Intelligence RIXC Festival, Latvian
National Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia
2015 Small Leaves, Michigan City Film Festival, Michigan, United States
2015 Funnel Consumption, Nothing is Right, Skol artist center, Montreal, Canada
2023 No Smoke Without ____ , Performance Evening, London, England
2020 SlipStream, fundraiser on TwitchTV, international
2018 We surrounded them and routed their fighters in short order…., Deptford X, London, England
2016 Power Plant, Skol Artist Center, Montreal, Canada
2023 (upcoming) Performing Arts Forum (PAF), Saint-Erme-Outre-et-Ramecourt, France
2020 Live or Buy, Praksis, Oslo, based out of Norway
2017 Taleamor Park, La Porte, Indiana, United States
2016 Vermont Studio Center, Burlington, United States
L Open Studios, Budapest, Hungary
NES Artist Residency, Skagaströnd, Iceland
Taleamor Park, La Porte, Indiana, United States
2015 Rufus Stone Residency, Dorset, U.K
Awards and Grants
2023 New Frontiers in Research Fund, Canada
2022 Awesome Foundation Grant, New York City, United States
2022 Elephant Trust Grant, London, United Kingdom
2022 Canadian Council for the Arts Project Grant, Canada
2021 Alberta Foundation for the Arts Project Grant, Alberta, Canada
2020 COVID Arts Grant, Arts Council England, London, United Kingdom
2018 Juried exhibition second place award, Barbican Arts Group Trust, London, United Kingdom
2017- MFA Merit Award: a partial fee waiver awarded to three of sixty students each year
2019 Goldsmiths, University of London, London, United Kingdom
2015 Concordia Student Union and Fine Arts Students Alliance Travel Grants, Montreal Canada
Cecil Buller-John J.A. Murphy Scholarship for Drawing, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Academy of Art Video Art 2015 Gala Video award, Montreal, Canada
Reviews of Work, Publications and Podcasts
2023 KUA 跨, “Can I bring my SCOBY on the Plane?” Print. March 2023.
2023 LVL3 Artist of the Week Interview, LVL3. Online. February 2023.
2023 Martin Mayorga, “No Smoke Without _____”, Coeval Magazine. Online. January 2023.
2022 Fite-Wassilak, Chris. “Bianca Hlywa: Residual Yeast”, Art Monthly. Print. November 2022.
2022 Kirkali, Deniz. “Bianca Hlywa 'Residual Yeast' Gossamer Fog / London”, Flash Art. Web. September 2022.
2022 Jeffreys, Tom, “Critics Pick” (for solo show Residual Yeast), ArtForum. Web. September 2022.
2022 KUA 跨 , Chisenhale and Delfina supported publication. Print.
2021 Frederic Lavoie, “Bianca Hlywa - MR.BIG”, Verticale. Web. 2021.
2021 Barron, Laurie, Dateagle Interview and Studio Visit, Web. 22 Mar 2022.
2020 Hlywa, Bianca, “Growing SCOBY in Inappropiate Context'', Learned Pig. Web. 13 July 2020.
2018 Candace Tayler, “A Yankee Chef’s Southern Habitat”, Wall Street Journal. 25 April 2018.
2016 As.iZ Magazine, Launch Issue. Print. August 2016.
2015 “Submission Friday” SFMOMA Art On the Go. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Web.
2013 Dorota Kozinska, “Youth Takes Flight” Vie des Arts. 20 Dec 2013, 51.
2022 Berlin Art Institute, Berlin, Germany
2022 Residual Yeast, Gossamer Fog, London, England
2021 Cooper Union Climate Coalition
2018 Life Models, Global Control, RIXC Festival, Riga, Latvia