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City of Wroclaw

Wroclaw European Capital of Culture 2016

the Ministry of Science and Higher Education
“He’s Broken My Inner Bones.” Slowacki and Grotowski Reconstextualised.


The Grotowski Institute, 27 Rynek-Ratusz



10th – 11th December 2009 


10th December

Dramatic Slowacki: Reactivation

10:00 am – noon

  • Anna Krajewska (UAM): Drama as the Cognitive Paradigm in Slowacki’s Art and Views
  • Marek Troszynski (IBL PAN): Juliusz Slowacki Is Writing a Drama …
  • Discussion

Noon – 12:30 pm

  • Coffee break

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

  • Malgorzata Sugiera and Mateusz Borowski (Jagiellonian University): Creating History in Slowacki’s Dramas
  • Ewa Bal and Grzegorz Stepniak (Jagiellonian University): Post-colonial Slowacki

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

lunch break 

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

  • Dariusz Kosinski (Jagiellonian University): S/G or Slowacki on the Grand Stage of the World.
  • Pawel Gozlinski, Grot, What Hast Thou Done onto Jul? Or What Can Still Be Done with Slowacki on Stage After Grotowski.
  • Discussion

6:00 pm

A presentation of songs from a Teatr Zar production, Anhelli. (Na Grobli Studio) 

11th December

Grotowski’s Slowacki 

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Michal Maslowski (Sorbonne): Grotowski’s Script Based on Kordian.

Wanda Swiatkowska (Jagiellonian University): The Duke and the Prince: Slowacki, Osterwa and Grotowski.

Zbigniew Osinski (University of Warsaw): Slowacki in Grotowski’s Theatre. Remarks.


3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Maria Prussak (Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University): Pride or Humility? Cieslak and Grotowski’s “Constant Prince”.

Serge Ouaknine: Acting Trances: The Metaphors of Desire and Passion. 

5:30 pm

Beata Baczynska (University of Wroclaw)

“«For this land is an inn on our great journey.» Calderon’s Text as Approached by Slowacki and Grotowski.

A presentation of the bilingual edition of Pedro Calderón de la Barca’s El príncipe constante/Ksiaze Niezlomny, translated by Juliusz Slowacki, published by the Grotowski Institute, Wroclaw, 2009. 

7:00 pm

Screening: Laboratory Theatre’s Constant Prince, directed by Jerzy Grotowski