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Welcome to "Przekrój"!

In case you wonder where you are, and especially since you probably can’t pronounce the name of this website, here’s a little help. “Przekrój” (pron. ‘p-SHEH-crooy’) is the oldest magazine about society and culture in Poland. Now it’s also available in English!

“Przekrój” Magazine brings to the English reader some of the best journalism from across Central and Eastern Europe, in such fields as culture, society, ecology and literature. Stand aside from the haste and fierceness of everyday news and join us now!

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22 results
Magazine
Magazine
Magazine / society
Bravo, Okinawa!
Bravo, Okinawa!
Magazine / society

The inhabitants of the Japanese island Okinawa famously live long, satisfied lives. What is the secret to their success?

Aleksandra Reszelska

Magazine / society
If There Was No Tomorrow
If There Was No Tomorrow
Magazine / society

Faced with a stagnant economy and a demographic crisis, Japanese youth prefer not to think about the future. Instead, they live day-by-day.

Paulina Wilk

Magazine / culture
Superflat Depths
Superflat Depths
Magazine / culture

Superflat is a postmodern art movement, founded by the Japanese artist Takashi Murakami and influenced by popular culture, such as manga and anime.

Karol Sienkiewicz

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Bushidō, or the Idealized Way
Bushidō, or the Idealized Way
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The book “Bushido: The Soul of Japan” was a bestseller in the West. But what did its author – a Japanese economist, diplomat and politician – really know about the way of the samurai?

Piotr Żelazny

Magazine / culture
Ten Bulls
Ten Bulls
Magazine / culture

Here is an old tale that is part of the Zen tradition. The parable became extremely popular in Japan, from where it reached the West in the 20th century.

Kuòān Shīyuăn

Magazine / culture
I Was a Little Unruly
I Was a Little Unruly
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Kōji Kamoji was born in Japan, but shortly after graduating from art school he moved to Poland, where he has spent the rest of his life making paintings, drawings and installations.

Zbigniew Libera

Reading / society
A Warning
A Warning
Reading / society

10 years ago, the Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami shook Japan. Katarzyna Boni revisits Fukushima Prefecture to see what has changed – physically and psychologically.

Katarzyna Boni

Reading / culture
Digital Paradise
Digital Paradise
Reading / culture

Photographer Wojtek Wieteska and curator Ania Diduch talk about their exhibition “Paradise 101” at the Manggha Museum of Japanese Art and Technology in Kraków.

Joanna Kinowska

Magazine / society
Dō, or the Way
Dō, or the Way
Magazine / society

The centuries-old traditional Japanese arts illustrate the way in which we can set out on the road and achieve our goals.

Piotr Milewski

Magazine / culture
Art Is Explosion!
Art Is Explosion!
Magazine / culture

Some reject the art of Tarō Okamoto – including the Tower of the Sun – as primitive, yet he was perhaps one of the only truly avant-garde artists of Japan.

Karol Sienkiewicz

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