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Cool Globes
Having already toured 17 cities across the world, the Cool Globes exhibition touched down in Warsaw in May and has been wooing crowds ever since. “I thought they’d be really appreciated here in Warsaw,” says organizer Janice Rzycki, “so I brought them here.” “This is public art with a...
Light Relief – Warsaw’s Neon Comeback
Embraced by the hipster generation, the art of neon has enjoyed an unlikely revival. At the center of this resurgence is a small little workshop operated by Jacek Hanak…  by Stuart DOWELL | photos by Kevin DEMARIA Warsaw, Targówek, ulica Rzeczna. Our fellow bus passengers have dwindled until it is just...
Gone To The Wall. Warsaw Street Art
For so long kept stony silent, the walls of Warsaw are speaking up, channeling the voice of the wider community through the medium of art. Loaded with relevant messages and subliminal meaning, the gargantuan works that have been splashed onto the sides of buildings are transforming the city, and...
Out of Gas
Empty for nearly forty years, the city’s former gas tanks on ul. Kasprzaka are a spooky flashback to the industrial age… By Alex Webber | Photographs by Kevin Demaria Rules are there to be broken. Write ‘Do Not Enter’ in big, red letters and, invariably, people will. However, in...
Sounds of the Underground
Tired of the same, same? This issue the Insider explores the underground sounds and alternative venues the city has to offer… By Alex Webber | Photos by Ed Wight Hydrozagadka & Chmury ul. 11 Listopada 22, hydrozagadka.waw.pl Run by the same people, such are the crowds that gather at...
Nowa Jerozolima

Nowa Jerozolima

Going Out 11 April 2016 0

Ignore the unsavory-looking ‘night people’ that hang around outside bumming cigarettes off startled foreigners, instead plunge right in. Once serving as a children’s hospital (and allegedly haunted to high heavens by the screams of its former patients), this tenement has been repurposed as a multi-floored club that feels dank...
Titanic Exhibition!
Over 100 years since its sinking, no other maritime disaster has captivated the public in the same way as the Titanic’s ill-fated maiden voyage. Now, or at least from April 9th, locals have the chance to marvel at recovered paraphernalia at the Palace of Culture’s Titanic exhibition. Running until...
Eufemia

Eufemia

Going Out 30 March 2016 0

Slipped down some steep stone steps, Eufemia unwraps into a series of side rooms furbished with VHS tapes, student artwork and furniture looted from your grandparents dining room. Snugger than a badger set, and mapped out like one and all, the claustrophobic atmosphere lends itself well to intimate gigs...
Hydrozagadka

Hydrozagadka

Going Out 29 March 2016 0

Set out in the wildlands of Praga, consider Hydrozagadka as the heart of unforced cool. Known for its alternative music scene, the low-ceiling and tight, crowded nature of it generate an electrifying atmosphere where the audience and band become one. Walking a fine line between industrial and straight out...
Wawa Bla Bla

Wawa Bla Bla

BlogShopping 29 October 2015 0

To think, it all began with Facebook. Back in 2013, Gill Boelman-Burrows set up the page Wawa Bla Bla to document her love of the street art found on the walls of Warsaw. Unbeknownst to her at the time, this decision would shape her life – spurred by the...

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