In Praise of Eugenics

In Praise of Eugenics

BY Kinga DuninLiterature

Maciej Zaremba Bielawski’s involvement in the subject may also stem from other, more personal, motivations

PHOTOGRAPHY, STILLS & GNASH: 63 Days of War Photography

PHOTOGRAPHY, STILLS & GNASH:
63 Days of War Photography

BY Chris NiedenthalArt

The 63 days in question is the time it took for the Warsaw Uprising to start and stop. The year it started was 1944

WHO’S WHO AND WHY: Pchełki

WHO’S WHO AND WHY:
Pchełki

BY Agnieszka Le NartMusic

‘We are here to grow and take pleasure in what we do because that’s what it’s all about – for us to be happy doing what we’re doing.’ – Pchełki

New Tradition

New Tradition

BY John BiweeklyIntro

Bieńkowski managed to revive traditions slowly taken over by modern living. I listened to wedding compositions, while mourning over something inevitably passing away

Jewish Surrealism

Jewish Surrealism

BY Karol SienkiewiczArt

He uses humour as a tool with which to probe the resilience of social taboos. Roee Rosen in Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw till 3 July

BEFORE THE EUROPEAN CULTURE CONGRESS: Love Europe World of Zygmunt Bauman

BEFORE THE EUROPEAN CULTURE CONGRESS:
Love Europe World of Zygmunt Bauman

BY John BiweeklyFilm

The film ‘Love Europe World of Zygmunt Bauman’ was released 12 May on DVD, coinciding with the publication of Zygmunt Bauman’s ‘Culture in a Liquid Modern World’

I Met Fantastic People

I Met Fantastic People

Talk with Anatol GotfrydLiterature

‘I recall walking the streets of Pruszków after the Warsaw Uprising. I had no home or place to sleep, but the day was so beautiful, so nice!’

Marching Towards Independence. The 4th Edition of the Off Camera Festival

Marching Towards Independence.
The 4th Edition of the Off Camera Festival

BY Maciej StasiowskiFilm

‘How can you describe working on a movie set, then?’ ‘A bordello would be a good analogy,’ Skolimowski answered, eliciting a big laugh from Mitchell

HALF A PAGE: Modernity and the Holocaust; Yea yea, nay nay

HALF A PAGE:
Modernity and the Holocaust;
Yea yea, nay nay

BY Joanna Tokarska-BakirMedia

In his book, Bauman writes: ‘Sociology in its current shape has less to say about the Holocaust than the Holocaust has to say about sociology.’

THE ABC OF NEW CULTURE: N as in Nostalgia

THE ABC OF NEW CULTURE:
N as in Nostalgia

BY Mirek Filiciak / Alek TarkowskiMedia

The strength of the bond between media and the past is best demonstrated by the fact that the past is essentially a product of media

I’m into Quality Pop

I’m into Quality Pop

Talk with Marek GluzińskiMusic

‘Bringing the quality and look of avant-garde into popular music is not at all an easy and unabitious task’, says Marek Gluziński of the Qulturap Independent Label