Writer, philosopher, futurologist, sci-fi novelist, one of Poland’s most translated authors.
He is one of Poland’s most recognisable contemporary composers. He has also been awarded the Gold Medal for Merit to Culture – Gloria Artis.
Polish film and theatre director, screenwriter and translator with three Oscar nominations.
Director, screenwriter, actor and film producer, who received an Academy Award and a Palme d'Or in Cannes for directing "The Pianist" in 2002.
Playwright, prose writer and cartoonist, considered a representative of the Theatre of the Absurd.
Sculptor, creator of large figural compositions that take their name from her surname, called "Abakans", in which the most important function is performed by the artistic tapestry.
Painter and filmmaker. Art critics call him "the voice of the generation growing up in the 1970s in Poland".
His characteristic gigantic sculptures representing parts of the human body symbolise the beauty and fragility of men. Mitoraj often refers to the Greek mythology.
Operatic lyric tenor of Metropolitan Opera. According to the critics, no Polish tenor has achieved as much as Beczała since the times of Jan Kiepura.
Theatre and opera director. In 2008, he was the first director of the post-war era to stage a performance in the West of the German composor Richard Wagner's "Parsifal".
Theatre and television director, actress. Art Director of the Studio Theatre in Warsaw.
Theatre director. Collaborated with Krzysztof Warlikowski in staging Sophocles' "Electra".