Tomáš Rafa, currently based in Warsowia, Poland, works throughout Central Europe. His project "Art Covers Politics" is a part of the 7th Berlin Biennale. On the front page of the Biennale website are images submitted by artists and others who are willing to react on and report immediately about political events.
Rafa was born in Žilina, Slovakia. He is studied at the Academy of Fine Arts (Grzegorz Kowalski studio) in Warsaw and Academy of Fine Arts in Banská Bystrica (Michal Murin studio). In 2011, he received the prestigious Oskár Čepan prize. He has been an artist in residence in PROGR in Bern, Switzerland and at ISCP in New York. In addition to working on his project, "New Nationalism," Rafa is an assistant to Prof. Grzegorz Kowalsky at Academy of Arts in Warsowia, Department of Multimedia and Screenwriting.