Księżyc (Polish for ‘the Moon’), present for two decades only on low-budget records, cassettes, and the internet, has managed to delight a big group of people, including those who don’t know Polish Read more »about: Księżyc
Roundabout Baltic: Design with a Sea View at the Form/Design Center in Malmö is a showcase of design from eight countries in the Baltic region. It is a visual story of the relationships between design and nature. Read more »about: Design with a Sea View in Malmö
Photos from Krzysztof Wodiczko’s exhibition organised at FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) as part of the Liverpool Biennial 2016.
Curators: Raimundas Malašauskas and Francesco Manacorda
The exhibition ends 16th October 2016.
The Zoom on Poland exhibition at the Hillerød Art Society consists of three parts: Side Effects by Kacper Kowalski; black and white photography by Marcin Ryczek; and a collective presentation of works by students and teachers of the Leon Schiller National Film, Television and Theatre School in Łódź. Read more »about: Zoom on Poland Exhibition in Denmark
Numerous bands all over the world are called Kinsky, but the Polish one is very original. This incredibly noisy quartet builds every concert like a performance, dragging the audience into a common experience.
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From 21 July to 30 October the Deutsche Bank KunstHalle and the Polish Institute in Berlin will host an exhibition of the work of Polish artists selected from among the finalists for the Views Award. Culture.pl is a partner. Read more »about: Views Finalists in Berlin
How did Poles quench their thirst on hot summer days? Find out in our mini-guide to the most popular cold drinks from the past century. Some of them have faded into oblivion, others have never lost their popularity while others are now enjoying a revival after years of absence. Read more »about: Thirst-quenching Drinks from Poland’s Past
Rafał Zapała is a composer, pianist, drummer, and live electronics musician. He is assistant professor at the Composition Department, and member of the Electroacoustic Music Studio at the Academy of Music in Poznań.
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Part of the A-Z project by Andrzej Tobis is being presented at the PHotoEspaña Festival in Madrid. The artist has spent a decade illustrating anew entries from Bildwörterbuch Deutsch und Polnisch, an illustrated German-Polish dictionary published in 1954 in the German Democratic Republic. Read more »about: Andrzej Tobis’ Polish-German Dictionary at PHotoEspaña
For 150 years, Polish emigration has brought outstanding artists to Brazil. Today, a new generation of Brazilians are discovering these Polish contributions to culture and finding artistic inspiration in their work. Read more »about: Traces of Polish Culture in Brazil
The furniture of Jorge Zalszupin is a combination of luxe materials and formal simplicity. Marble blocks coexist with fine wood. Into this minimalist aesthetic the designer weaves an element of sensuality in the seductively soft and bold lines of his seats and tables.
Available for the first time in English, this iconic work of Polish feminist fiction describes a transgressive love triangle in a provincial Poland choked by distinctions of class and gender.Read more »about: Boundary – Zofia Nałkowska
Tristan & Izolde by Izadora Weiss is a Celtic legend set by the Baltic Sea. The opera production with music by Krzysztof Penderecki closed the 2015/16 artistic season in The Baltic Opera in Gdańsk. The premiere took place on 24th June 2016.Read more »about: Tristan & Izolde — Izadora Weiss
They appear around the world – a white eagle, parallel bars of red and white, the profile of a shaggy bison in a field of grass. These are emblems of Poland and recognized by millions as symbolic of the nation; yet many may not know their history. Culture.pl offers this introduction to the history of Poland’s national symbols and songs. Read more »about: That’s Polish: Exploring the History of Poland’s National Emblems
The underground system belongs to the category of ‘non-places,’ such as airports or railway stations, where people come only when they want to go from one place to another. The artist collected footage for this piece in Kiev, where he was struck by the monumental architecture of the metro system.Read more »about: Manhunt – Piotr Wyrzykowski
Seventeen artists from fourteen countries, including Kuwait, Iran, Japan, USA, Norway, and Finland take part in a play by Song of the Goat Theatre, inspired by Shakespeare’s Hamlet. The performance will premiere on 1st July 2016.Read more »about: Crazy God — Grzegorz Bral
After several years of silence, Mikołaj Łoziński wrote a book inspired by his family’s history. He reveals the secrets and fortunes of three generations: starting with World War II, going through the period of martial law in Communist Poland, ending with contemporary times.Read more »about: Book — Mikołaj Łoziński
Already popular during the interwar period, the Tour de Pologne cycling race is among the most important competitions of its kind in the world. This year’s edition ¬– starting on July 12 – features a special route connecting cities particularly important to Polish and European history. Read more »about: Tour de Pologne: A Tradition Dating Back to 1928
Seventeen artists from fourteen countries, including Kuwait, Iran, Japan, USA, Norway, and Finland take part in a play by Song of the Goat Theatre, inspired by Shakespeare’s Hamlet. The performance will premiere on 1st July 2016.
Director, pedagogue, founder of Teatr 21, the only Polish theatre group gathering artists who have Down syndrome or autism. A recipient of Kamyk – the Konstanty Puzyna Prize, awarded for combining unique creativity with social engagement. Read more »about: Justyna Sobczyk
A 1985 film by Andrzej Wajda, based on Tadeusz Konwicki’s novel. Its plot, which takes place in the spring and summer of 1939 and tells the story of a passionate love which brings together two high school graduates right before the outbreak of the war, gave Wajda a chance to revisit the world which he remembered from his own youth.Read more »about: Chronicle of Amorous Accidents – Andrzej Wajda
Crispy Prince Polo, chewy caramels…what other sweets gained popularity in Poland under communism and are still bought today? Here is our subjective and probably incomplete guide to iconic Polish candies. We encourage you to complete the list in the comments below. Read more »about: Polish Food 101 ‒ Iconic Sweets
Photographer, video and installation artist, draughtsman. A graduate of the Katowice branch of the Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków (1999). Rumiak was born in 1972 in Bielsko-Biała. Read more »about: Sławomir Rumiak
Documentary and feature film director, screenwriter, and cinematographer, as well as photographer, painter, pedagogue and Doctor of Cinema. He was born on 3rd May, 1960 in Mikołów. Read more »about: Adam Sikora