Objects and costumes must be works of art, not decoration which is discarded once it has been used. This is what makes the Cricot 2 Theatre a unique and purely artistic phenomenon – Tadeusz Kantor
Youth learning through arts
The project started a new European interaction with partner organisations and professionals of youth and cultural operators in participating countries. The project produced six workshops with arts-based methods for youth and youth organisations in three countries. Themes were reactive eco-crisis,…
Wrap up! Exhibition of Tadeusz Kantor’s emballages
Ambalaże, Polish word coined from the French emballage meaning “packaging” was one of Kantor’s main creative strategies. The symbolic gesture of wrapping up an object or a figure is related to the need to guard, protect, fix, hide. Earlier, the artist…
Catalogue of the exhibition “Private. Tadeusz Kantor’s Theatrical Costumes”
“The subjectivity of costumes in Kantor’s theatre is undeniable; for him, costumes were living entities with identities of their own, parasites on actors, feeding on them, sprouting from them and growing increasingly independent from the hosts. Taking this idea of…
“The Rite of Spring” | Rollercoaster: Collectors of Sensations
Katarzyna Kozyra’s installation The Rite of Spring draws upon Vaslav Nijinsky’s famous choreography to Igor Stravinsky’s composition. An iconic performance that took place in Paris in 1913 changed the thinking of both dance and contemporary music, and was frequently reinterpreted.
„There Is No One Nearby to Share With” | Katarzyna Szweda Exhibition, ShowOFF section of Krakow Photomonth 2022
‘My childhood has a profound influence on what I create now,’ says Katarzyna Szweda. Her photographs are an extension of the artist’s relationship with the presented landscapes. A relationship so close it is almost corporeal.