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Welcome to “Przekrój”!

In case you’re wondering where you are, and especially since you probably can’t pronounce the name of this website, here’s a little help—“Przekrój” (pronounced “p-SHEH-crooy”) is the oldest society and culture magazine in Poland, now available in English.

“Przekrój” Magazine brings English-speaking readers some of the best journalism from across Central and Eastern Europe, in the fields of wellbeing, art, literature, science, ecology, philosophy, psychology, and more. Take a break from the speed and intensity of the daily news and join us!

Gergő Fülöp

is an artist born in Slovakia in 1989, who now lives and works in Budapest. He is part of a cultural scene centred around Bartók Street in District XI of the Hungarian capital. Gergő has been operating his underground exhibition space, Kavics (meaning ‘Pebble’), since 2018.

The Humble Poet

The Humble Poet
A Local Cobbler’s Folk Art

Reading / culture
In a small Slovakian village lived a local cobbler, József Balogh. He was a seemingly unremarkable man, yet the folk art he created outside his house was a joy to behold. Gergő Fülöp