Paweł Mączewski

LGBTQ

Growing Up Gay in Poland Made Me an Activist

When 20-year-old Sebatian Słowiński found fascist propaganda being distributed around his university, he decided to take a stand and educate his fellow students.
Sebastian Słowiński
2.19.19
Photography

The LGBTQ Soldiers of Ukraine

Anton Shebetko's project aims to show just how much gay soldiers have sacrificed for their country.
Paweł Mączewski
1.23.19
demonstration

Thousands in Poland Protested New Restrictions on Abortion

55,000 people took to the streets of Warsaw to demonstrate against the right-wing government's newest attempt to make it almost impossible for women to legally end a pregnancy.
Paweł Mączewski
3.26.18
NATIONALISM

This Is What Europe's Largest Nationalist March Looks Like

Sixty-thousand people marched through Poland's capital city in one of Europe's biggest nationalist demonstrations.
Paweł Mączewski
11.13.17
PROHIBITION

The Soviet Posters Meant to Keep Russians from Drinking

Russia's 1985 ban on alcohol proved disastrous for the economy, but it was a great time for lovers of beautiful anti-alcohol posters.
Paweł Mączewski
5.12.17
Photo

Jesus Christ Is Now Officially the King of Poland

Some photos from Christ's coronation, which took place in Krakow last weekend.
Paweł Mączewski
11.24.16
Stuff

I Spent the 90s Fighting Fascists on the Streets of Warsaw

Rupert was a member of an antifascist street patrol team in the 90s. We talked to him about how the new right wing extremism in Poland is different from the kind he used to fight.
Paweł Mączewski
6.2.16
Photo

Greetings from Auschwitz: A Book about Postcards from the Worst Holiday Ever

One of the last living Auschwitz guards is to go on trial soon so we spoke to Paweł Szypulski, curator of a harrowing book about concentration camp postcards.
Paweł Mączewski
2.14.16
Interviews

I Travelled Through All of Europe to Have Frank Carter Tattoo Me

We had a long talk about art, love, and loss.
Paweł Mączewski
10.12.15
Stuff

Poland's First Transgender Presidential Candidate Doesn't Worry About the Trolls or the Polls

An interview with Polish Green Party MP, Anna Grodzka.
Paweł Mączewski
3.26.15
Culture

Racing Cars With Just One Hand

After being diagnosed with cancer, Polish racing driver Maks Mielżyński had to have his arm amputated but that didn't stop him competing.
Paweł Mączewski
2.5.15
Stuff

Jakub Różalski Reimagines the Polish-Soviet War With Robots

The Polish artist sees his '1920+' series as a means to interest others in Polish history.
Paweł Mączewski
12.11.14
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