“We want a permanent commemoration and not an artistic experiment”.
Probably for the first time since the end of World War II, it is not only rebellious youth, hasty social critics, and war correspondents in the eastern and southeastern reaches of the continent who speak of the return of fascism.
The Polish Ministry of Culture under Piotr Gliński is undertaking an overall, mainly artistic overhaul of Polish theatre. But is this not rather a case of good old political censorship?
Thousands of teachers have taken to the streets, demanding a 250 Euro increase in salaries, as well as an overall budget increase for the education sector.
Contemporary commemoration and the failing of philanthropy in public space. Architect Gabu Heindl and artist Eduard Freudmann on plans for a monument to the Polish Righteous Gentiles in Warsaw.
Last Saturday, a crowd of more than 20,000 people gathered in front of the Parliament to articulate their demands for a comprehensive reform of the educational system.
Dawid Krawczyk interviews Czech Roma rights activist Ivanka Čonková.