Magdalena Żelezik

author biographical note degree piece


Figures consist in eight short stories about women who counter to social standards, often with great dedication, managed to shape the face of information and space technology. The project presents profiles of these women through the prism of their discoveries, very abstract and generally little-known, which can be discovered while browsing the book or exploring the website. They include many visual references to technology and most was developed or processed using programming languages.

– interactive comic

Wyspowisz is an interactive comic about the fate of the world just after its creation, by the example of an old Slavic legend. The reader learns the story, following the paths of the selected protagonists. Visually the comic refers to its traditional, paper-based form, but introduction of movement and free exploration by the reader redefine the narrative. The story can be freely extended, using the rich universe of Slavic legends. Wyspowisz has been designed and developed by the author for reading in a web browser.

(born 1992)
Studied at the Faculty of Graphic Arts of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw (2011–2016) and at the Faculty of Computer Science of the Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology in Warsaw (from 2016). Works in graphic and web design. She teaches classes in basic web development at the Faculty of Graphic Arts of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw.