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Soft Power (member of the Śląsk Song and Dance Ensemble), photo: Barbican Centre

'Dance of Freedom' is a project inspired by traditional Polish folk dances, which mixes folklore with modern choreography and contemporary music. The first part of the project entitled 'Soft Power' incorporates electronic music by British artist Felicita.

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Balet przestrzenny, fot. materiały prasowe

The Spatial Ballet is a kind of an interaction of dance with urban spaces, inspired by Oskar Schlemmer, an outstanding representative of the Bauhaus art school and his Triadic Ballet. Unusual geometric costumes for the performers were designed by Polish artist Iza Rutkowska. Her intriguing performance will be presented in Berlin.

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A promotional photo from the performance Make Yourself directed by Marta Ziółek, photo: Witek Orski, Dawid Grzelak

Od 2011 roku w Nowym Jorku odbywa się festiwal Perforacje, prezentujący dokonania związanych z teatrem i tańcem artystów z Europy Środkowej i Wschodniej. Tegoroczny festiwal otworzy spektakl Marty Ziółek "Zrób siebie", który odniósł niebywały sukces. Widzowie będą mogli go zobaczyć dwa razy.

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Marcin Dudek, photo: courtesy of the artist

Artist doing performances, installations, objects and collages. He lives and works in Brussels and Kraków. Born in 1979.

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Marta Ziółek, photo by Michał Dyjuk/Forum

A talented choreographer and performer combining dance with painting, fashion, visual arts, and 90s music videos. She has performed on stages in Poland and abroad, for instance in the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and United States.

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Materiały promocyjne Szkoły Performansu we Lwowie

Three renowned Polish performers will lead a series of performance workshops in Lviv Art Palace between 6th and 11th September 2016.

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Anna-Maria Karczmarska, photo courtesy the artist

Visual and performance artist, scenographer and costume designer. Born in 1981 in Rejowiec Fabryczny, Poland.

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Anna Maria Karczmarska is a visual and performance artist, scenographer and costume designer.

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Honorata Martin, photo ⓒ POLITYKA / Leszek Zych

Honorata Martin is a painter, performer, and multimedia artist. She was born on June 13th 1984 in Gdańsk.

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Kobas Laksa, photo courtesy of the artist

Visual artist, photographer, filmmaker. He was born on 7th February, 1971 in Białystok. Laksa lives and works in Warsaw.

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Paweł Janicki – multiple portrait, photo by Zbigniew Kupisz / WRO

New media artist, author of music performance works, producer. Born in 1974, he lives and works in Wrocław.

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Elżbieta and Emil Cieślar, photo courtesy of the artists

Sculptors, designers, performers, creators of installations and other forms of ephemeral art, artistic and political activists.

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A scene from “The Mother: An Unsavoury Play in Two Acts and an Epilogue”, photo: Paweł Dudziak / courtesy of the artist

One of Poland’s most interesting visual artists is staging The Mother, a revered and controversial play by Witkacy, at the Tate Modern in London. It’s part of the BMW Tate Live series of performances.

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Tadeusz Kantor, 1967, Kraków, photo. Wojciech Plewiński

“Kantor-Tropy” (Kantor-Clues) is an interdisciplinary project started by Katarzyna Pastuszak and Misako Ueda and carried out by the Amareya Theatre & Guests and major Japanese artists.

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Bogdan Korczowski, photo: Michel Lunardelli

Bogdan Korczowski was born in 1954 in Kraków to which he is still emotionally attached. In 1978 he graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków under Professor Włodzimierz Kunz. He is involved in performance art and oil painting. Lives and works in France.

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INIRE: Małgorzata Dancewicz and Krzysztof Pawlik, photo courtesy of the artists

The word “inire” describes a ritual passage to an undefined inbetween area and is also the name of Krzysztof Pawlik’s and Małgorzata Dencewicz’s duo.

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Poster of the premiere of Prologue by Czesław Miłosz, directed by Michał Zadara, photo: courtesy of the Theatre Institute

Sixty seven years after it was written by the future Polish Nobel Prize winner, the only piece for theatre in Miłosz’s oeuvre was staged, for the first time, by Michał Zadara at Theatre Institute in Warsaw.

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Leszek Knaflewski, photo courtesy of the artist

Knaflewski created installations, objects, photographs, drawings, video works and sound performances. From the 1990s, he split his activity between visual arts and music.

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Jerzy Grotowski, 1973, photo: Aleksander Jałosiński / Forum

Jerzy Grotowski staged this innovative interpretation of Adam Mickiewicz's drama in 1961. For the director, Forefathers' Eve was a sketch, an essay, and a research project.

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Photos from the performance directed by Barbara Wysocka.

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