6th International Bruno Schulz Festival

The 6th edition of the International Bruno Schulz Festival will take place from 26 to 30 May 2014 in Drohobycz, Ukraine

PROGRAMME:

MONDAY, the 26th of May, 2014

11:00, The OFFICIAL OPENING CEREMONY OF THE FESTIVAL, Lviv Yuri Drohobych Regional Academic Theatre of Music and Drama

SPEECHES:
•    Nadia Skotna, Rector of Drohobych Ivan Franko State Pedagogical University
•    Henryk Litwin, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Poland to Ukraine
•    Roman Kurchyk, Acting Mayor of the City of Drohobych
•    Grzegorz Gauden, Director of the Polish Book Institute
•    Tomasz Dostatni OP
•    Natalia Hamkalo, Director of the Department of Culture, Nationality and Religion of Lviv Regional Administration
•    Mykola Hnatenko, Director of Lviv Yuri Drohobych Regional Academic Theatre of Music and Drama
•    Grzegorz Józefczuk, Artistic Director of the International Bruno Schulz Festival in Drohobych

Conducted by Wiera Meniok, Director of the International Bruno Schulz Festival in Drohobych

12:00 – 13:30, INAUGURAL SPEECHES:
Yuri Andrukhovych: In old apartments there are rooms…: Schulzian Versions of Space
Krzysztof Varga: My Schulzian Perversions

16:00 – 17:30, VERNISSAGES: Villa Bianka, Drohobych City and Land Museum
•    PAINTINGS BY YURKO KOKH (Lviv): “Bruno Schulz’s Territory”, Villa Bianka
•    From the collection of the Festival and the Bruno Schulz Museum (gifts, works by artists including Marian Bocianowski, Mariusz Drzewiński, Włodzimierz Finke,  Oleg Liubkivskyy, Franciszek Maśluszczak, Tadeusz Mysłowski, Marian Oleksiak, Bertold Schenkelbach and etc.), Villa Bianka
•    Wei-Yun Lin-Górecka and Paweł Górecki (Taipei, Krakow): “Which way, Mr Schulz? Please Lead the Way”, Verkhovyna
•    Bartłomiej Michałowski (Lublin): “Spring”, Choral Synagogue
•    Stanisław Ożóg (Rzeszów): “Unwritten Fairy Tales”, Foyer of the Yuri Drohobych Theatre

Also:
•    Krystyna Piotrowska (Warsaw), The Chirping of Wallpaper Birds
•    Vlodko Kaufman (Lviv), Performance

16:30, Opening Ceremony of the OFF-Programme Festival, Villa Jarosz – Alter Theatre
The OFF-Programme Festival is financially supported by the Rinat Akhmetov Foundation for Development of Ukraine (“Cultural Inheritance” project) – Programme “і3“ [idea – impulse – innovation]

18:00, CONCERT, “Musical Meetings of Cultures” by Lidia Futorska, violin (Lviv) and Serhiy Chorovets, accordion (Rivne), Yuri Drohobych Theatre.
Concert programme includes works by Witold Lutosławski, Igor Stravinsky, Mykhailo Skorulskyy, Mykola Kolessa,  Mykola Lysenko, Julij Mejtus, Rodion Shchedrin. Conducted by Maria Karalus.

TUESDAY, the 27th of May, 2014

10:00 – 19:30, ACADEMIC CONFERENCE “Bruno Schulz: Texts and Contexts”, Main Building of Drohobych Ivan Franko State Pedagogical University, auditorium 32

•    Wiera Meniok, Director of the International Bruno Schulz Festival in Drohobych, and Jarosław Godun, Director of the Polish Institute in Kiev:
Opening Ceremony of the Conference and presentation of “Bruno Schulz as a Philosopher and Literary Theorist: Materials of the 5th International Bruno Schulz Festival in Drohobych”

Moderators: Marek Tomaszewski, Jerzy Jarzębski, Stanisław Rosiek, Katarzyna Kuczyńska-Koschany

10:20 – 12:00
•    Jerzy Jarzębski, Schulz and Political Events
•    Stanisław Rosiek, Schulz’s Biography as a Challenge
•    Tomasz Dostatni OP, Jan Błoński on Bruno Schulz

12:30 – 14:00
•    Jan Gondowicz, Bruno and Bruno (On Giordano Bruno and Bruno Schulz)
•    Marek Tomaszewski, Bruno Schulz, “Spring”, Wedding Scenarios
•    Stanley Bill, Schulz and the Vanishing Border

16:00 – 17:30
•    Katarzyna Kuczyńska-Koschany, To Write with Open Eyes  – The Lines of Jerzy Ficowski
•    Alla Tatarenko, Writing About Father: The “Schulzian Gene” in Danilo Kiš’s Prose
•    Żaneta Nalewajk, Schulzian Contexts and Intertexts in the Plays of Agneta Pleijel, Alain van Crughten, Małgorzata Sikorska-Miszczuk and Krzysztof Wójcicki

18:00 – 19:30
•    Marek Wilczyński, Polish Galician Prose Before and After the War: Bruno Schulz in the Context of Holocaust Literature
•    Agata Rosochacka, Experiment as Art: Father’s Creatures in the Context of BioArt
•    Arkadiusz Kalin, Text versus Texts and Contexts – The Hermeneutics of the Whole and the Part as an Interpretive Strategy for Schulz’s Prose
•    Anita Jarzyna, Schulz’s Hideaway

15:30, Grzegorz Józefczuk: Presentation of the Bruno Schulz Museum, during the conference break, Main Building of University, Schulz Museum

20:30, A PLAY by Alter Theatre, Drohobych, “Joseph and Co.”, collective creation, with guest appearance from Yuri Andrukhovych.
Lviv Yuri Drohobych Regional Academic Theatre of Music and Drama

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OFF-Programme:
10:30 – 14:00, Interdisciplinary Artistic Workshops, conducted by Ewa Zarzycka (Academy of Art, Wroclaw). Participants from Drohobych, Lviv and Wroclaw. City space, starting at Villa Jarosz.
15:00 – 20:00, Sculpting in Space “Schulz’ОК”. Sławomir Wójtowicz, Kamila Miller-Henneberg, Krzysztof Henneberg, Aneta Wójtowicz (Warsaw) and Alter Theatre (Drohobych). City space: Pidvallia/the Street of Crocodiles.
16:00 – 22:00, Home Cinema and the Salon of Interesting People /*, Club Cafe “82-100”, 23 Market Square, Pidvallia
17:00, A PLAY by ATELIER-THÉÂTRE MONIQUE STALENS, Paris, “Le Messie inachevé”/”The Infinite Messiah”/, French and Polish theatrical project, School № 15, 18 Shevchenko Street

WEDNESDAY, the 28th of May, 2014

10:00 – 17:30, MEET THE AUTHOR, Drohobych City Vyacheslav Chornovol Library

10:00 – Olga Tokarchuk, moderator Ostap Slyvynskyy
11:00 – Bohdan Zadura
12:00 – Igor Bielov
14:30 – Daniel Odija, moderator Oleksandr Boychenko
15:30 – Oleksandr Boychenko, moderator Taras Prochasko
16:30 – Taras Prochasko, moderator Oleksandr Boychenko

18:00, A PLAY by Lviv Yuri Drohobych Regional Academic Theatre of Music and Drama, Drohobych, “Stolen Happiness” by Ivan Franko, directed by Oleksandr Korol.
Presented by the International Bruno Schulz Festival in Drohobych and the “Franko Country” Literary and Artistic Academy

18:00, 20:30, A PLAY by the Visual Stage of the Catholic University of Lublin, “The Mirror”, scripted and directed by Leszek Mądzik, University Gym

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OFF-Programme:
12:00 – 17:00, Interdisciplinary artistic workshops, city space, starting at Villa Jarosz
15:00, Monodrama by Mykola Kozak, Drohobych, “Notes of a Madman” by Nikolai Gogol, directed by Volodymyr Khudyk (Alter Theatre), Yuri Drohobych Theatre, The Small Stage
16:00, A Play by the Student Theatre of the Misty Pipe Houses of Stories and Fairy Tales, Wroclaw University, “The Crossroads of Time” based on the works of Bruno Schulz, collective creation, Villa Jarosz – Alter Theatre
16:00 – 22:00, Home Cinema and the Salon of Interesting People /*, Club Cafe “82-100”, 23 Market Square, Pidvallia

THURSDAY, the 29th of May, 2014

10:00 – 14:00, WORKSHOP “Social and Historical Contributions to Bruno Schulz’s Biography and Oeuvre”, Department of History of Drohobych University, 46 Lesia Ukrainka Street, auditorium 205

•    Moderators:
Leonid Tymoshenko, State and Methodology of Interdisciplinary Research on the Urban Environment in Central and Eastern Europe of the First Half of the Twentieth Century
Jacek Kurczewski, The Brothel in Western Culture
Grzegorz Józefczuk, The Last Wish of Mrs. P., or Love in a Town that Was “One and a Half”
•    With the participation of:
Dariusz Wojakowski, Bruno Schulz and Identity of Drohobych
Andriy Pavlyshyn, The Ukrainian Reception of Bruno Schulz, 1930-1970
Bohdan Lazorak, The Intellectual Environment  of Drohobych from the Late Nineteenth Century to the Mid-1930s
Igor Chava, The Polish Community of Interwar Drohobych
Lesia Khomych, Bruno Schulz in the Public Space of Interwar Galicia
Lidia Lazurko, The Multicultural Environment of Interwar Drohobych in the Memories of Polish Drohobychers

15:30 – 18:00, MEETINGS: Adventures with Schulz, Drohobych City Vyacheslav Chornovol Library

•    Taras Vozniak, Adventures with Schulz in Galicia in the 80s and 90s
•    Krzysztof Sawicki, On the Space of Taste and the Space of Kitsch through Schulz
•    Paweł Górecki, Trans-lating Borders: The Adventures of the Book in Taiwan and Hong Kong
•    Krzysztof  Willmann, Discoverers, Hunters, and Promoters
•    Małgorzata Sady,  The Return оf Ida Henefeld (Ron) to Drohobych

18:30, Meet the Author: Serhiy Zhadan, Drohobych City Vyacheslav Chornovol Library

20:00, Adventures with Schulz: Schulz in the Theatre. A meeting with Vlad Sorokin, director of the play “The Mirror” by the Lviv Yuri Drohobych Regional Academic Theatre of Music and Drama, Foyer of the Theatre

22:30, A TORCHLIT NOCTURNAL WALK through Bruno Schulz locations with readings of passages from his poetic prose, starting at the Market Square
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OFF-Programme:
12:00 – 17:00, Interdisciplinary artistic workshops, city space, starting at Villa Jarosz
16:00 – 22:00, Home Cinema and the Salon of Interesting People /*, Club Cafe “82-100”, 23 Market Square, Pidvallia
20:00, Performance and musical readings of Schulz, The Open Stage, Villa Jarosz – Alter Theatre

FRIDAY, the 30th of May, 2014

20:00, FINAL CONCERT: Serhiy Zhadan and “Psy w kosmosie”; “Zapaska”; “TNDT” (Drohobych), Yuri Drohobych Theatre

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OFF-Programme:
15:00 – 17:00, PERFORMANCES. Conclusion of interdisciplinary artistic workshops by Ewa Zarzycka, city space, starting at Villa Jarosz
16:00 – 22:00, Home Cinema and the Salon of Interesting People /*, Club Cafe “82-100”, 23 Market Square, Pidvallia
18:00, PLAY by Alter Theatre, Drohobych, “Play for Three Actors”, according to the Bogusław Schaeffer method, collective creation, Villa Jarosz – Alter Theatre

*/ HOME CINEMA is a cycle of non-public private DVD film shows, prepared by Cinema-maniacs. Info and registration at the Club Cafe “82-100”, 23 Market Square, entrance from Pidvallia. The programme includes My Winnipeg, directed by Guy Maddin, Venus in Fur, directed by Roman Polanski, Sanatorium under the Sign of the Hourglass, directed by Wojcech Hass, as well as DVD shows of theatrical and musical plays, including Absent by Yuri Andrukhovych and Karbido, Night of the Great Season by Lublin Juliusz Osterwa Theatre and others. There will also be DVD presentations of the Schulz Festival in Drohobych and documentary films, including La cannelle et le sablier / Cinnamon and Hourglass (2004) by Marc Sagnol (Paris), One and a Half Towns and Where are You, My Friends… by Grzegorz Linkowski (Lublin).

*/ THE SALON OF INTERESTING PEOPLE is a cycle of meetings with Schulz Festival guests at the Club Cafe “82-100”. Invitations have been accepted by MONIQUE STALENS (French actor and theatre director of Polish descent, director of Atelier-Théâtre In Paris, derived from the tradition of the so-called poor theatre, mother of the actor Juliette Binoche),LESZEK MĄDZIK (Founder of the Visual Stage of the Catholic University of Lublin, an original theatre that continues the experiments of Tadeusz Kantor), TOMASZ DOSTATNI OP (Dominican, publicist, initiator of Polish-Jewish dialogue, commentator of social life), MARC SAGNOL (philosopher, author of an article on Schulz in Les Temps Modernes, director of the film Cinnamon and Hourglass) , PAWEŁ ZAPĘDOWSKI (artist, set designer, playwright, composer,  performer at the Krakow cabaret “Pod Baranami”), PIOTR ŁUCJAN (artist from Lublin, pupil of Jerzy Nowosielski, author of an artistic book on Bruno Schulz), ALEKSANDRA ZIŃCZUK (initiator of the “Verbal History of Drohobych” project), WOJCIECH WALKIEWICZ (photographer and film maker, cinematography for film on Alfred Schreyer).

Organisers:

Ihor Meniok Information and Academic Research Centre for Polish Studies at Drohobych Ivan Franko State Pedagogical University
Museum and Bruno Schulz Charitable Foundation in Drohobych
Bruno Schulz Festival Society in Lublin
Lviv Yuri Drohobych Regional Academic Theatre of Music and Drama in Drohobych
Alter Society of Art Non-Governmental Organization

Co-Organisers:

Polish Book Institute in Krakow
Polish Institute in Kyiv

Partners:

French Institute in Kyiv
Department of Culture, Nationality and Religion of the Lviv Regional Administration
Alset TV and Tvoe Radio – 101,4 FM
Maydan Drohobych online newspaper
Kurier Lubelski Newspaper

Honorary Patrons:

Minister of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland
President of the City of Lublin

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