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FestivALT is an independent arts collective that produces an annual program of critically minded Jewish art and activism in Kraków, Poland. Blending visual art, theatre, site-specific performance, activist intervention, and community conversation, FestivALT engages with the most vital issues in contemporary Jewish Poland.

Festivalt 2021 - daily schedule:

Festivalt 2021 - events:

CentrALT Space Launch – LET'S CELEBRATE!

KAMILA CZOSNYK: THE LAST DANCE Performance

medicinal plants of KL plaszow (walk & workshop)

KAZIMIERZ DREAM WALK WITH ŚOMI (one-on-one walk with the artist)

historical-contemporary walk around KL Plaszow

ESTER’S WILLOW. HISTORY AND FUTURE OF A WILLOW FROM CHRZANÓW

KOLEKTYW ŁASKI KARAOKE CONCERT: HISTORY WILL PERVERT YOU ALL!

THE FUTURE OF “THE LUCKY JEW” IN KRAKÓW - panel discussion

RAFAŁ WOJCIECHOWSKI: IS IT THE SAME SUN, THAT SHINES EVERYWHERE?

BEING BECOMING/BECOMING BEING EXHIBITION

PANEL DISCUSSION: PLACES OF REMEMBERING AND FORGETTING

EXHIBITION: "KNOWING MATERIALITY" in the "RE:Kultura" Space

THE ADVENTURES OF THE LUCKY JEW: WHERE ART MEETS ACTIVISM

AUGMENTED REALITY: MEMORY SCORE presentation

ARCHIVE

alt tours

Join us for the launch of our newest tour: “Podgórze: The City that was Never to Be”

Premiering October 17th

alt talks

ALT Talks is a series of critical conversations focussing on the intersection of Jewish memory in contemporary Polish contexts.

Join us for our next talk in our “Complexities of Memory” series on Sunday, Oct 25th at 7:00pm 

Still Standing

“Still standing” is a performance that explores the body as a vehicle of memory and site-specific live sculpture. Using movement, choreography and storytelling it is aimed at encouraging empathy and care as possible attitudes towards what’s left by history  – which directs us not only towards the past but also towards the present and the future.

atlas of sounds:
the well

Atlas of sounds is an auditory performance project by Ludomir Franczak that brings together stories that share common perspectives, revealing private worlds, strange collections and impossible archives.

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