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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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Magazine / culture
Jump!
Jump!
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“When you ask a person to jump, his attention is mostly directed toward the act of jumping, and the mask falls, so that the real person appears,” the photographer Philippe Halsman recalled. At the end of the photo shoot, he would say with a smile on his face: “Jump!”

Philippe Halsman

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He Who Asks Doesn’t Photograph
He Who Asks Doesn’t Photograph
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Art historian Ania Diduch talks with photographer Wojtek Wieteska about out of focus photographs, deckchairs, and colliding with the world at “Unseen”, an exhibition of Robert Frank’s work at the renowned gallery, C/O Berlin.

Ania Diduch & Wojtek Wieteska

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The “Unseen” Photography of Robert Frank
The “Unseen” Photography of Robert Frank
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Curator Martin Gasser talks about the death of his long-term collaborator Robert Frank, how he conceived his latest exhibition, and the value of ‘unseen’ photographs.

Ania Diduch & Wojtek Wieteska

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Reborn in the Forest
Reborn in the Forest
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After years of documenting death and suffering, the Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado turned his lens towards life – the biodiversity of our planet’s flora and fauna, and its indigenous peoples who live in harmony with nature.

Agata Kasprolewicz

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Kyotographie
Kyotographie
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Art historian Ania Diduch talks with photographer Wojtek Wieteska about erotic woodcuts, garden photography and a new kind of spatial thinking at the recent Kyotographie photography festival in Japan.

Ania Diduch & Wojtek Wieteska

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Written in Sunlight
Written in Sunlight
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Hércules Florence invented photography three years before Daguerre, and pioneered the study of birdsong. Surprisingly, his innovative achievements are largely forgotten.

Katarzyna Sroczyńska

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The Eye of Vivian Maier Was Joined with the Absolute
The Eye of Vivian Maier Was Joined with the Absolute
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A Polish rock singer and songwriter reflects on her connection with the street photography of Vivian Maier, which has found a permanent place in her consciousness.

Katarzyna Nosowska

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La Famille
La Famille
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Alain Laboile, photographer and father of six children, is the creator of a testimony to the everyday celebration of blissful childhood.

Alain Laboile

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Lumberjacks
Lumberjacks
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Up until the mid-19th century, only Native Americans living in the area knew about the existence of Californian sequoias. In 1852, hunter Augustus T. Dowd came across 92 huge specimens. Speculators immediately became interested in the Calaveras County sequoias. The first of them, dubbed the “Giant Tree”, was cut down on 27th June 1853.

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Walden
Walden
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“Walden” is a photography series by American photographer S.B. Walker that draws philosophical inspiration from Henry David Thoreau’s book.

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Rainbow Years
Rainbow Years
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The photography collection of Roger Steffens, as curated by his children on the Instagram account ‘The Family Acid’.

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For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness
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“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness” is a photography series by British photographer Julian Germain.

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Face
Face
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“Face” is a photography series by Yemeni female photographer Yumna Al-Arashi.

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Italia 1957
Italia 1957
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Some photos from a well-known series by an even more well-known Polish photographer, Wojciech Plewiński.

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Boyhood
Boyhood
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“Boyhood” is a photography series by Roger Ballen, portraying the lives of boys all over the globe.

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