* Zofia Cielątkowska, Too Close, “Punkt” 14, 2014, p. 316-325. The body – its stamina, sexuality, every, day existence, and commonality – definitely remains in the … Continue reading // Too Close – An Essay on Intimacy (2014) // “What, however, makes it remain “too close” yet without transcending the flimsy borderline and not being regarded as pornography? “
*Jul 11, 2015, Interview published in Contemporary Lynx Zofia Cielątkowska: My first impression after listening to No More Stories (2015) was that it is an absence, … Continue reading // The Sound Is Not Enough – Talk with Wojtek Blecharz (2015) // “In general, I compose very personal music and I am not afraid to admit it”.
Text published in Tique Art Zofia Cielątkowska, A stroll with Art in Warsaw. Absence and Presence with Intensity of Both, “Tique Art Paper”, #1Transition, 2016 Download PDF; Tique_PDF Continue reading // A stroll with Art in Warsaw. Absence and Presence with Intensity of Both (2016) // “Some people say you have to love or hate this city and there is no option in between. Maybe. How to describe art here? “
“Obieg” Magazine, 7/2014* Zofia Cielątkowska:Tell me more about your project or rather presentation which we can see at the Jewish Museum. There are different stone pictures, … Continue reading // Element of invisibility – talk with Luísa Nóbrega (2014) // “Somehow when we get closer to history paradoxically we realize more and more how far we are from a throughout understanding.”
“Obieg” Magazine, 10/2014 Zofia Cielątkowska: Let’s start with the main movie of the exhibition “REEL-UNREEL” (2011), which I think might be interpreted on different levels. The … Continue reading // A change in a society struck by crisis: an interview with Francis Alÿs (2014) // “I’m not trying to set a political agenda and so on. But I do take into account the political ingredient as much as the social one, economic one, religious one, etc.”
*Text for the exhibition folder; Grzegorz Kozera, DADAscali, 2014 Once, I spoke with a renowned painter about contemporary culture. „Theater? No way, I never go!” – he … Continue reading // DADAscalia Pictures On the Margin – Text for the Exhibition Folder (2014) // “Let’s begin with margins, side notes, scribbles, author’s comments, stage directions (didascalia).”
Interview from took place at the European Culture Congress “Art for Social Change” (8–11 September 2011) Text published in Biweekly, nr 30/2011. Zofia Cielątkowska: Do you think … Continue reading // Talk With Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (2011) // “For me, the ethical is that moment which might or might not be encountered by the subject, and may produce the reflex for which it is or it is not trained.”
7TH October 2016, Dwutygodnik.com nr 196, 10/2016 Zofia Cielątkowska: Gob Squad has been performing more than 20 years now. SIMON WILL: Yes, we started in 1994. It is a while. Quite often you emphasize that you want to ‘escape from … Continue reading // Interview with Gob Squad (2016) // “…We are politically engaged as we regard ourselves as political.”
Photo: Movie still from Elephant Flesh Elephant Flesh, 2017 (video performance of Aleksandra Kubiak) POLISH How to tell personal trauma story? Is there any good way to talk about it? Is there a good moment? The very first scene of … Continue reading // Elephant Flesh // How to tell personal trauma story? Is there any good way to talk about it? Is there a good moment? The very first scene of the Elephant Flesh starts with dialogue between two women in a complete darkness of the stage.