Solitude. Freedom From and For

Solitude. Freedom From and For

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Krzysztof Czyzewski

"Borderland – Art, Culture and Nations" center

November 9, 2010 / 6.00 pm

Center for Urban History, Lviv

Within the framework of the academic-socio-artistic program "Solitude-Presence" a meeting took place with Krzysztof Czyzewski.

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Krzysztof Czyzewski

is the director of the "Borderland – Art, Culture and Nations" center, a practitioner of ideas, an animator of culture, poet, essayist and editor. He holds a master’s degree in philology from the University of Adam Mitskevich in Poznan, worked as a theatre actor, instructor and an orator of poetry. During martial law in Poland, he published the illegal journal "Chas Kultury," which he worked with until the end of the 1980’s. Since the end of the 1980’s, he has taught the history of culture and aesthetics at the Higher School of Plastic Arts in Poznan, Warsaw University and other institutes of higher learning. He established his own theatre "Arka" where he realized several projects. In 1990, he became one of the initiators in establishing the Borderland foundation, where he created and realized programs for the Center for the Documentation of Borderland Cultures, Borderland School, Café Europa, Open Regions of Central and Eastern Europe, the Game of Glass Beads, Academia Nova Ahora, and the International Dialogue for the Caucasus and Central Asia. As an essayist, Czyzewski worked with the Paris journal "Kultura." He is the recipient of numerous international awards and merits.

The co-organizers of the lecture were the Center for Humanitarian Studies at Ivan Franko National University and the Polish Institute in Kyiv.