He was awarded an MA in Photography Art, with Distinction 2017 from University of Westminster.
Jan Cylwik was born in UK but comes from a family riven for half a century by the ideologies which created the Iron Curtain. In this era of populism and nostalgia for nationalism, he is interested in how beliefs and hopes are formed. Are visions of the future created by enlightened debate with a global perspective or are they recalled from figures of trust or utopian futures which already inhabit our minds?
He has employed a scientific aesthetic and techniques in his work with are testament to his past, he also hold an MSc. in Electron Microscopy.