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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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21 results
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Reading / science
In Search of the Perfect Snowflake
In Search of the Perfect Snowflake
Reading / science

Kenneth G. Libbrecht talks about why he became interested in snow, the physics behind snow crystals, and where to observe the best snowflakes.

Katarzyna Rodacka

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

Reading / culture
Who’s Afraid of Helmut Newton?
Who’s Afraid of Helmut Newton?
Reading / culture

Art historian Ania Diduch and photographer Wojtek Wieteska talk with two curators of Helmut Newton about the nature of the German’s nude and fashion photography.

Ania Diduch & Wojtek Wieteska

Magazine / culture
An Archivist of Nature
An Archivist of Nature
Magazine / culture

Anna Atkins was the author of the first photographic album in history, yet her achievement was largely unknown until the 1970s.

Maciej Świetlik

Magazine / culture
Portraits of a Planet
Portraits of a Planet
Magazine / culture

Paradoxically, it was only after we flew into space that we discovered the Earth – as these three photos of our planet illustrate.

Piotr Stankiewicz

Magazine / culture
Jump!
Jump!
Magazine / culture

“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

Reading / culture
He Who Asks Doesn’t Photograph
He Who Asks Doesn’t Photograph
Reading / culture

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

Reading / culture
The “Unseen” Photography of Robert Frank
The “Unseen” Photography of Robert Frank
Reading / culture

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

Magazine / society
Reborn in the Forest
Reborn in the Forest
Magazine / society

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

Reading / culture
Kyotographie
Kyotographie
Reading / culture

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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Japanese Crossword
Japanese Crossword
media / Photo

Which photographs deserve to be presented to the outside world and which should be left out? Is a positive always more important than a negative?

Ania Diduch & Wojtek Wieteska

media / Photo
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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