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Greek film director Athina Rachel Tsangari, known for the award-winning independent film Attenberg, was inspired by the drawings of Polish artist Aleksandra Waliszewska for her 2012 art film The Capsule. It was produced as a commission for the DesteFashionCollection 2012, sponsored by art collector Dakis Joannou. The screenplay was co-written by Waliszewska herself, who also plays a small part.

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Zigniew Rybczyński's Academy Award win for Tango in 1983 was a milestone for Polish experimental cinema. Find out more:

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Tracing David Bowie's Walk through 1970s Warsaw

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Alicja Dobrucka - I like to take photos in Poland Read about the Polish artist at: Photographer. Her images reach back into a shared cultural heritage or family memory in order to revive it and endow it with multiple layers of meaning. Born in the Polish town of Kowary in 1985.

The Engineer of Art - Krzysztof Wodiczko

The Passenger by Zofia Posmysz in Yekaterinburg | BEHIND THE SCENES

The Physics & Philosophy of Maciej Kuźmiński

An international team of 130 scientists was brought about in 2006 to begin work on the main exhibition of Poland's biggest public-private initiative devoted to remembering its Jewish heritage. As project head Professor Kirshenblatt-Gimblett explains, "These 1,000 years of constant presence is something entirely remarkable, something that cannot be said about Jews in England, France, Germany, Austria or parts of Italy and Spain".

Jacek Dehnel's latest novel is built around the hypothesis that Goya's horrific series of "Black Paintings' were in fact the work of his son Javier, and were Javier's way of expressing his feelings about his father. The novel was translated into English by Antonia Lloyd-Jones and published by Dedalus Books (UK) in January 2013.

Marta Górnicka - the actress, singer and director brushes the dust off the classical traditions of the choir with a revolutionary project that shows just how powerful the human voice can be. Find out more: