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Krysztof Czyzewski

 

 

 

 

 

 

Krzysztof Czyzewski won the 2014 Dan David Prize for his artistic and social activity in bridging communities in Poland

 

" ...uses ancient Greek tragedy to deal with the ethnic-religious-human complexity of that region, where for many years Poles, Lithuanians, Russians, Belarusians, Ukrainians and Jews have lived for many years as neighbors — good and bad, together and separately."

 "Czyzewski saw the borderland as a place that makes it possible to clarify relations and nurture a dialogue among the “others” who differ from one another, out of a recognition of that difference and a willingness to deal with the good aspects, and the much worse ones, of being neighbors."

Read the article in Haaretz, May 21, 2014