21 December 2016, 18 pm, Galeria Miasta Ogrodów
Piotr Wójcik photographed and interviewed 150+1 inhabitants of Katowice to celebrate 150 years of the city.
Tomasz Sinek, with color photographs shows in his way the architecture of the city.
Monika Proba in street videos gives to see the vivacity of Katowice.Read More
Between the 12 and 14 of November we took part in What’s up Photo Doc photography fair in Paris. We exposed works by: Piotr Wójcik, Adrian Jaszczak, Artur Gutowski and Michał Siarek. For information concerning conditions of sale please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Duży Pokój is a place open to theaters, artists, film directors, culture managers, performers, dancers, informal groups, amateurs as well as professionals. It is meant to be an open space in which everyone can work and evolve freely. Its program is complimentary to the programs offered by community centers.
Duży Pokój was officially opened on the 11th of April. Between a photography show presenting the life of the European Roma community and the opening of the “Etno w oku” exhibition our guests relaxed on sunbeds. In the meantime our youngest guests participated in ethnography workshops. The day ended with a Jazz concert performed by: Jerzy Mączyński – saxophone, Przemek Pankiewicz – piano, Szymon Wójcik – guitare, Kacper Kaźmierski – percussion, Paweł Zwierzyński-Pióro – contrabass.
The President of the Republic of Poland decorated Dominique Roynette, the vice-president of Picture Doc Foundation, with The Order of Merit of The Republic of Poland. Dominique Roynette was appreciated for her engagement in the development of free media in Poland after 1989.
Article about Dominique Roynette by Anna Bikont “Wysokie Obcasy”, 1.04.2000
On the 13th of December, the 33rd anniversary of the introduction of the Martial Law in Poland, the president of the Republic of Poland Bronisław Komorowski has conferred orders to those with special achievements in the field of polish democratic transformations. Piotr Wójcik, a former printer in the “Krąg” underground publishing house and photographer for the “Przegląd Wiadomości Agencyjnych” weekly was awarded the Order of Polonia Restituta.
Full list of awardees and more information about the ceremony available here: www.prezydent.pl
The ”Freedom Container” project ended with a debate entitled “Freedom or Not?” which was held on the 27th of October at the Państwo Miasto Cafe in Warsaw. The debate concerned civil involvement in contemporary Poland. The participants included: Jadwiga Czartoryska (Orange Foundation), prof. Ireneusz Krzemiński (University of Warsaw), Dorota Warakomska (Women’s Congress), Kuba Wygnański (Stocznia Foundation) and Piotr Wójcik (author of “Polish Freedoms”.)
On the 18th of December 2013 another meeting of series called “Debates for the dialogue” was held at Educational Centre in Katowice. It was devoted to the Romani art and the Romani artists.
On the 8th of November at 5 PM another “Debate for the Dialogue” was held in the Culture Dialogue Museum in Kielce (Rynek 3 St.). It was focused on Papusza – the outstanding Romani poet.
The Meeting with Tomasz Kizny and the presentation of the project “The Great Terror” was held on the 15th of June at 4 PM. Monika Szewczyk interviewed the author.