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Seize The… Deyna

Seize The… Deyna

Features 2 September 2020 0

Long before Robert Lewandowski and the era of megabucks modern football, one player dominated the Polish game to an extent that resounds to this day. Regarded as the nation’s first ever global celebrity sportsman, Kazimierz Deyna ranked alongside the best and in the process orchestrated the nation’s rise to...
Not All Heroes Wear Capes!
A striking new mural has been unveiled on Tamka paying tribute to the unrelenting work of health workers during the coronavirus pandemic. Complete with the slogan “Not All Heroes Wear Capes”, the mural, found on Tamka 37, features members of the public together with Superman looking on admiringly at...
Travel: Nadodrze

Travel: Nadodrze

Features 7 March 2017 0

Away from the tourists of Wroclaw’s Old Town, an artistic revolution is brewing in the neighborhood of Nadodrze… BY ALEX WEBBER | PHOTOS BY ED WIGHT Vivid, thrilling and disturbing. A classic of the counter-culture era, Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas is arguably one of...
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...
Edelman Returns!

Edelman Returns!

Blog 15 April 2016 0

Marek Edelman, the Jewish freedom fighter and political activist, is back on the walls of Muranów two years after a mural celebrating his life was controversially destroyed. Once found adorning Nowolipki 9B, the original mural was created to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising but found...
Off The Wall
Built on the rubble of the Ghetto, the Muranów housing scheme is often perceived as a dull obituary to Poland’s communist nightmare. But leaps have been made to humanize the area, to add color and life to its bleak, somber blocks, and these efforts best manifest themselves in the...

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