Zosia Krasodomska-Jones

is a literary translator working from Polish into English, with a particular interest in children's literature.
The World’s Pre-Eminent Globetrotter
Art + Stories
Experiences

The World’s Pre-Eminent Globetrotter

Almost 700 years ago, the Moroccan Muslim scholar Muhammad Ibn Battuta travelled around 117,000 kilometres across the world – more than any other pre-modern explorer.
Maciej Świetlik
Children Are Not Filing Cabinets
World + People
The Other School

Children Are Not Filing Cabinets

Educational neuroscientist Marzena Żylińska talks about why the school system should be moving away from the traditional culture of testing and correcting.
Berenika Steinberg
Painted Children
Art + Stories
Experiences

Painted Children

Throughout the history of art, children are rarely depicted affectionately in paintings. Rather, they represent the politics and society of their times.
Anna Arno
I Was a Little Unruly
Art + Stories
Experiences

I Was a Little Unruly

Kōji Kamoji was born in Japan, but shortly after graduating from art school he moved to Poland, where he has spent the rest of his life making paintings, drawings and installations.
Zbigniew Libera
The End of the World
Art + Stories
Fiction

The End of the World

Our writer imagines a situation in which the world ends – by returning every animate and inanimate thing to its beginning.
Tomasz Wiśniewski
A Murderer in Morpheus’s Embrace
Art + Stories, Soul + Body
Fiction, Wellbeing

A Murderer in Morpheus’s Embrace

Sleepwalking affects a fraction of the population; an even smaller fraction of sleepwalkers commit murder while asleep. Yet this doesn’t mean that they’re guilty of a crime.
Marcin Kozłowski
Hues of Our Own
World + People
Science

Hues of Our Own

A biologist explains how we perceive colour – and how those perceptions can be unique to each of us.
Szymon Drobniak
Don’t Be Rubbish, Be a Pearl!
Art + Stories, Soul + Body
Fiction, Wellbeing

Don’t Be Rubbish, Be a Pearl!

We live in an era of disinformation; where ‘fake news’ and ‘alternative facts’ have quickly established themselves in the common language. What can we do about this?
Paulina Wilk
Fragile Women
Art + Stories
Experiences, Opinions

Fragile Women

Mathilda Gustavsson, author of “The Club”, talks about her journalistic work uncovering the Jean-Claude Arnault rape scandal at the heart of the Swedish Academy.
Paulina Małochleb
When You Rise, the World Lives
Art + Stories
Experiences, Fiction

When You Rise, the World Lives

In the 14th century BCE, the ancient Egyptian pharaoh Akhenaton implemented a drastic religious revolution by introducing worship of a god represented by the sun’s disc.
Paweł Janiszewski
Pure, Invincible, Magical
World + People
Dreams and Visions

Pure, Invincible, Magical

The myths and history of the ancient Greeks and Romans reveal the ways in which they viewed the sun.
Paweł Janiszewski
The Para-Scientific Popularity of Aura
World + People
Science

The Para-Scientific Popularity of Aura

Aura is depicted in a variety of art and myths; it is also described by adherents of esotericism. But can it be proven scientifically?
Tomasz Wiśniewski