Utopia House took in an Ukrainian family who urgently needed help. Now it is appealing to Ukrainian artists who are looking for shelter in our country.
Od-Nowa Huta updates the views on Nowa Huta, taking into account its past and evolution, which it has experienced so far, and the one that is yet to come. It presents Nowa Huta against the backdrop of a broader experience of modernity, both engaged by authoritarian regimes, but also in the context of post-industrial evolution, which has largely become an experience shared by many European cities over the past 30 years, for which Nowa Huta works as an mirror. Od-Nowa Huta analyzes European paths by discussing the district of Krakow against the backdrop of pre-war Rome or post-industrial Bilbao. Re-Nowa Huta follows the scenarios of gentrification that have irrevocably marked the centers of many European cities, without sparing Krakow, at the same time anticipating potential paths of the further evolution of the district in search of its new economic, social and artistic functions.
When people hear the word ‘utopia’, they often think of something unreal. Meanwhile, utopia – as envisioned by Thomas More – is simply a good place to be. One based on justice, solidarity and equality. The building of Nowa Huta was based on similar ideas. These were not just empty words. People were given a chance to have a home of their own. It may not have been a perfect one, but for many it was still a dream come true.
is a new space created by Łaźnia Nowa Theatre, located in the Szkolne housing estate in Nowa Huta. The renovation of the building started in April 2019 and is still under way. Check out how a part of the former school building is changing into a modern cultural facility.
Utopia Home – International Empathy Centre is a new state-of-the-art space created by the Łaźnia Nowa Theatre, located at the heart of the Szkolne housing estate in Nowa Huta. In 2021, Łaźnia will use this location to carry out its separate non-theatrical programme. At Utopia Home, we will approach art and creative energy with tenderness,
Łaźnia Nowa Theatre in Cracow is carrying out a project co-financed by the European Union under measure 8.1 Priority Axis 8 Protection of Cultural Heritage and Development of Cultural Resources under Operational Programme Infrastructure and Environment 2014–2020. Full project name: “Reconstruction and modernisation of a building in the Szkolne 26 housing estate, a so-called New Wing for