Kalwat, Katarzyna

She graduated from the directing faculty of the Warsaw Theatre Academy and in political psychology from the Jagiellonian University of Cracow. She won a documentary film grant from the French Government and a prize from the Cité Internationale des Arts Foundation in Paris. Her latest project, Ecstasies, a cooperation with the Visual Arts Department of the Académie des Beaux-Arts in Paris, was an attempt to create the character of a fictional artist, Maria Klasenberg. She is interested in processual forms, work on the boundaries of different fields of art, and also research into the common ground between performance and theatre. She has directed plays such as Holzwege (TR Warszawa, 2016, main prize at the Contemporary Polish Play Competition in 2016), Reykjavík ’74 (W. Horzyca Theatre in Toruń, 2017), Landscape (Łaźnia Nowa Theatre in Cracow, 2017), and Robert Walser: I would prefer not to (Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art in Warsaw, 2018).