Silver 2018 Editorial / Personality

The Whisperer

  • Prize
    Silver in Editorial/Personality
  • Photographer
    Dominika Koszowska
  • Technical Info
    Canon 6d
  • Photo Date
    2016

Stanislawa Lewicka is a herbalist and a folk healer/whisperer from Bieszczady. She claims that she received the gift of healing people from God. She heals with herbs and prayers to Mother of God. She specializes in treating the so-called erysipelas, that is the infection caused by streptococcus. She treats it by burning flax and putting the ash on the infected wound. She is so effective that even a hospital wanted to cooperate with her. She has been helping people for over 50 years, and she doesn't charge for her services at all.

A doctoral student at the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice. A graduate of WSTI and ASP in Katowice. Master's degree realized at the Academy of Fine Arts in Photography Studio of dr hab. Piotr Muschalik, defended in 2017 with honors, it won the third prize in Poland in the Design32 competition for the best design diplomas of the Academy of Fine Arts, also considered one of the best by "Font font" in the photography category (2018).