Green To Warsaw? (Part 1)
September doesn’t just mean back to work / school / reality, it also means a new intake of expats taking their first baby steps in the city. So, for the benefit of the greenhorns and rookies, we take a closer look at Warsaw’s greener elements… Walk On The Wild... Read more
Bródno: A Walk Of Art

Bródno: A Walk Of Art

Features 7 September 2017 0

Perhaps Warsaw’s greatest talent lies in its ability to surprise: just when you think you know the city inside out, bang, it pulls a rabbit out of the hat and leaves you bamboozled. Certainly, that’s the common reaction upon discovering the Bródno Sculpture Park. Set in the darkest depths... Read more
Death of a Supermodel?

Death of a Supermodel?

Features 6 September 2017 0

With City Hall seemingly turning its back, the end looms for Warsaw’s miniature park… By STUART DOWELL / Photos by ED WIGHT I have a schizophrenic approach to Warsaw – I love both of them. I love modern Warsaw with its confident business towers, trendy eateries and cosmopolitan vibe. But... Read more
Artist: Dawid Majgat

Artist: Dawid Majgat

Features 6 September 2017 0

Warsaw-based artist Dawid Majgat talks about Republic ¥, a preposterous, self-invented parallel world inhabited by monsters and other creatures of his imagination. The Artist’s Statement “The concept of Republic ¥ envisions a colonial state in which the citizens are monsters. This absurd world acts as a sandbox, giving the... Read more
Review: Fat Buddha
Idolized one moment, forgotten the next, few streets encapsulate the boom and bust nature of Warsaw’s after dark scene better than Mazowiecka. Having represented the very pinnacle of the city’s social life for much of the Naughty Noughties, the last few years saw numerous pioneering venues fall between the... Read more
Travel: Łódź

Travel: Łódź

Features 17 August 2017 0

With its blackened chimney stacks, peeling tenements and disintegrating factories, Łódź is by no means the conventional choice for a weekend away. But what was once Poland’s second city has caught a second wind. Buoyed by an explosion of free thinking, its rehabilitation as one of Europe’s coolest mavericks... Read more
Exhibition: Hungarian Love
The Confession: ethnographic museums tend to drive me to the brink of suicide. A journey into the slough of despond, they bring to mind cobwebbed chambers crowded with peasant rugs and burlap dresses. Booooring. The thing is, for the past few years or so Warsaw’s own ethnographic effort has... Read more
Controversies of the Rising
Over seventy years on, the rights and wrongs of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising continue to be the source of fierce debate… BY STUART DOWELL They say that if you lock two Poles in a room for 24 hours you will get three opinions, not to mention several political parties,... Read more
Uprising: Then & Now
Though the 1944 Warsaw Uprising has been the subject of numerous books, few have succeeded in creating the visual impact of Teraz ’44 by Michał Wójcik and Marcin Dziedzic… With the Eastern Front rumbling towards Warsaw, the Polish Home Army launched the Warsaw Uprising with the dual aim of liberating... Read more
Review: Zielnik
Almost British in its damp and inconsistency, this summer has teased, frustrated and only occasionally delivered. Regardless of this, the natives remain defiant and undefeated – the first crack of light, and out they come, scurrying outside to bask in the sun. For some, this has meant surrendering all... Read more

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