The Georgian era in Britain was a time of opulence. What jewellery trends emerged during this period of middle- and upper-class wealth?
In the 1960s and 1970s, the invention of holograms seemed to represent huge potential for the art world. Why did the use of this technique never catch on?
In her latest book “The Island of Missing Trees”, novelist Elif Shafak gives voice to a fig tree, raising pertinent questions about borders and belonging.
The books of science fiction writer Stanisław Lem contain interesting – if disturbing – visions of the world around us as a mere illusion.
“A child breathes inner promise...” An excerpt from Janusz Korczak’s “How to Love a Child”, illustrated by Joanna Grochocka.
Nadia Léger – also known as Wanda Chodasiewicz – is barely remembered today. Yet the painter practised a great many styles, playing a significant role in Polish art history.
The pishtaco – a seemingly mythical creature that lives among the Indigenous peoples of the Andes – has its origins in the real-life events of Spanish colonialism.
The Neolithic revolution brought with it the advent of agriculture. What exactly did this entail and who should we thank for it?
More than half a century ago, the Polish sci-fi writer Stanisław Lem predicted a great deal of the gadgets and technology that we regularly use today.
“This autumn is a great traveling theater dissembling through poetry...” An excerpt from Bruno Schulz’s short story “Second Autumn”, illustrated by Joanna Grochocka.
Anastasianism (or the Ringing Cedars) is a new age religious movement that started in Russia. We visit one of its kinship homesteads to find out how to heal the human civilization. Original publication by Ewa Pawlik. Read by Annie Krasińska.