Cooperation between Wrocław and Dresden dates back to the 1960’s, and the partnership agreement was amended at the beginning of the 1990’s, and since then both cities have been cooperating with each other, especially in the area of culture. The Culture Zone Wrocław participates in this cooperation, mainly as part of the AIR Wro programme.
Pawel Kowalski is a curator, producer and visual artist, engaged in the organization of TIFF Festival. Co-creator and coordinator of multiple art projects and exhibitions, attendee of international residencies and cultural events. Co-founder of PANATO, graduate of Academy of Fine Arts and University of Economics in Wrocław. Avid traveller, fan of stand-up comedy, comic art, grunge music and inappropriate jokes.
Marian Kaiser is a media theorist, curator and author. He studied Cultural Studies, Literature, Philosophy and Southeast Asian Studies at the Humboldt University Berlin and taught in Berlin, Dresden, Yogyakarta and Giessen. From 2010-2013 he was part of the PhD graduate course “Transnational Media Events” at the Justus-Liebig-University Giessen. From 2013-2014, he was Assistant Professor at “FAST – Framing Art, Science, Technology”, a collaborative project between the Academy of Arts, the Technical University and the University for Applied Science in Dresden.