The artists Ewa Ciepielewska and Agnieszka Brzeżańska talk about their annual art residency FLOW, which is held on a boat that traverses the length of the Vistula River.
At the confluence of three rivers in the Bay of Bengal, the Sundarbans mangrove forest grows. A beautiful place, yet with rising tides and Bengal tigers, life here is unstable.
In southern Vietnam, a vast maze of rivers, swamps and islands is home to 20 million people, most of whom rely on the water for their everyday activities and livelihoods. Yet newly-built dams and the imminent climate catastrophe could soon change all of this.
To the south-east of Warsaw lie two vacation towns: Otwock and Świder. Popular through the first half of the 20th century, both destinations have recently been enjoying a local revival.
The Nile river eventually flows into the Mediterranean Sea, but has more humble origins. One such source is the Blue Nile at Lake Tana in Ethiopia, where water can be in short supply for large parts of the year.
“Are you going to Świder? / Because I’m going to Świder.” A poem by a “Przekrój” favourite.