Viktoria Bielawa
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Viktoria Bielawa

Photographer & JournalistLondon, United Kingdom
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Viktoria Bielawa

Photographer & JournalistLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Viktoria Bielawa is an MA Media, Communication & Critical Practice student at London College of Communication (UAL). She has a background in BA Photography and specialises in fashion and portraiture, but it was at Stony Brook University, NY where she had found her passion for journalism. Her main areas of expertise include fashion & culture, sustainability and digital technologies and how they affect the current state of our planet and human interactions. She's particularly skilled in social media, Photoshop and InDesign, also being a resourceful problem-solver with great attention to detail. She is dedicated to succeeding to the position of a Photo Editor.
Projects
  • Johan Ku SS21 Interview | london fashion week
    Johan Ku SS21 Interview | london fashion weekA renowned knitwear designer, a graphic designer, an artist, and now a director of his latest SS21 collection – Johan Ku is truly a ‘one-man show’. Spanning a successful career in the fashion industries for nearly a decade now, Johan reflects on his “humble” upbringing, which is the secret to his unorthodox and innovative collections.
  • HanaCha Studio AW20 Interview | london fashion week
    HanaCha Studio AW20 Interview | london fashion weekSimplicity, theory, and artistic philosophy – HanaCha Studio has returned to London Fashion Week with her latest AW20 collection highlighting the minimalist label of abstract designs and patterns.
  • Harem London LFW | Interview
    Harem London LFW | InterviewThe Turkish-sister-double-act is taking the sustainability world of fashion by storm with their Harem London SS21 collection, which they presented at the digital London Fashion Week.
  • FDC Armenia Leads the Young Generation of Designers into Sustainable Fashion | Interview
    FDC Armenia Leads the Young Generation of Designers into Sustainable Fashion | InterviewDespite the potential grim outlook on this year’s London Fashion Week SS21 digital-only shows, a few young designers took it upon themselves to advocate for a change in the fashion industry with their sustainable collections presented in a series of films and photo stills that went live on Fashion Scout’s website on the 18th September.
  • Paul Costelloe SS21 | London Fashion Week
    Paul Costelloe SS21 | London Fashion WeekWith the disruption of the global pandemic, London Fashion Week designers have primarily turned to digital presentations and virtual catwalks with #LFWRESET, the industry has been rocked to its very core. Yet for Paul Costelloe this was an occasion to return to more intimate and placid settings.
  • In Retail, You Get Used To Abuse. But This Pandemic Is A Whole New Level
    In Retail, You Get Used To Abuse. But This Pandemic Is A Whole New LevelI know we're all stressed right now, but I'm tired of making excuses for shoppers who have no sense of compassion for the retail workers like me. (Words for Huffington Post)
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Work history
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    EditorUniversity of The Arts London (UAL)
    London, United KingdomPart Time
    o Developing and producing a magazine from scratch - generating tone-of-voice, target audience, manifesto, and name of publication o Brainstorming ideas for featured content, hiring freelance writers and photographers o Distributing features to appropriate writers/photographers - guiding them through the process and editing features alongside for magazine tone-of-voice o Contacting local businesses and landmark locations for features - corresponding with talent from various industries, and maintaining a good relationship with them o Overseeing the entire production of the magazine - from design to distribution
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    PhotographerUnsettled Magazine
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    o Pitching concepts for shoots o Photographing events of fashion brand private views o Editing and manipulating imagery, ensuring consistency of brand & magazine o Selecting appropriate imagery for the tone of the magazine o Sticking to tight deadlines & time managing alongside university workload
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Skills
  • Digital Media
  • Composition
  • Fashion Photography
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Organising Photoshoots
  • Production
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Journalism
  • Article Writing
  • SEO Copywriting
Education
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    MA Media Communications and Critical PracticeUniversity of The Arts London (UAL)
     - London, United Kingdom
    Created RAZD, the sustainable fashion magazine, for the MA Final Major Project - available to view on Issuu https://issuu.com/viktoriabielawa/docs/razd
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    Journalism, Photography, Art HistoryStony Brook University
     - Stony Brook, NY, USA
    GPA 3.75 During my Study Abroad Program I studied various interesting subjects which I wanted to gain more knowledge in. During my education at the university I was an A class student and gained many connections in various fields.
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Awards
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    Course: Understanding FashionInstitut Français de la Mode
    Understanding Fashion - From Business to Culture, Institut Français de la Mode online course module awarded by Future Learn.
    Fashion Revolution logo
    Fashion Revolution logo
    Course: Fashion's FutureFashion Revolution
    The Sustainable Development Goals course created by Fashion Revolution. Online course module awarded by Future Learn.
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