Marta Keil, Grzegorz ReskeAnd what if…?

We are increasingly under the impression that the social and political models we are accustomed to are losing their momentum […]

Film at ConfrontationsWhat if?

The main theme of this year’s Festival is very cinematographic. What if? we go this way, what will happen when […]

Lublin programme#lublin700

The Konfrontacje Festival grows out of the traditions of the Lublin milieu. Each year we attempt to present theatre works […]

Bojana KunstThe Uneasiness of Active Art

We could be easily frozen in this kind of pose, but no, we immediately begin to argue. (Builders, Chto delat […]

Marta Keil, Grzegorz ReskeIntroduction to the 2016 Programme

As public arts institutions, festivals have very precise responsibilities, obligations and roles to play – both in relation to artists […]

Stephen BottomsCritical Exposure: Politics, Erotics, and Penny Arcade. Extracts

In the clubs, galleries and alternative theatres of downtown New York, during a period stretching from the late 1970s through […]


Sometimes a name is more than just a name. When the director Jan Lauwers set up a new theatre company […]

Łukasz DrewniakNekrošius: Creating and Dying

Eimuntas Nekrošius (b. 21 November 1953 – d. 20 November 2018) was the most eminent Lithuanian theatre director, dubbed – […]

Łukasz Drewniak, Wojciech Majcherek, Agnieszka Lubomira PiotrowskaFrom Serebrennikov to Nekrošius

From Serebrennikov to Nekrošius I will not divulge any secret if I say on behalf of Agnieszka Lubomira Piotrowska and […]

Łukasz DrewniakHipster dell’ arte Or the so-called Czech socjety in madness

Jan Mikulasek, nearly 40 years old, is a Czech theatre director who is currently creating the most interesting stage in […]

Marta KeilHeiner Goebbels – artist, curator, teacher, …?

A music critic once said that he prefers Heiner Goebbels working in the theatre rather than composing. Theatre critics, on […]

Lukáš JirickI want to leave the subject open

When were you first affected by radio as a medium and by radio art? Was it in your youth in […]


CHOREOGRAPHING DISPOSITIFS In dance criticism, Le Roy’s background in molecular biology has provided a convenient rationale for understanding his researchoriented […]

Xavier Le Roy and Bojana CvejicThe End with Judgement by Way of Clarification

Xavier Le Roy: Because we cannot escape this terminology any longer what is your understanding of conceptual dance? What is […]

Materials sent by the theatre Tworki, Contexts

“(…) for it is of the essence of all things to communicate their spiritual content.” “Language communicates its spiritual contents […]

Simon SheikhRepresentation, Contestation and Power: The Artist as Public Intellectual

A central issue for critical artists today is the question of interactions with the apparatus surrounding art production: the parameters […]