FestivALT 2024 Kultur-Lige

Natalia Chmielarz

Short bio

Natalia Chmielarzcoordinator and curator of cultural and artistic projects on multicultural themes, especially the language and culture of Ashkenazi Jews. Producer of the festivals: AN EPELE – אַן עפּעלע APPLE FESTIVAL (2021) and BULBES בולבעס – POTATO FESTIVAL (2022), combining Polish-Jewish cultural heritage. Recently, she has been pursuing her own artistic practice. She made her debut with the project “Der Kiosk/A geruder in kiosk” (2023, ready-made installation), carried out as part of the open call of the ARTernatywa Foundation in Łódź. Currently working on a mail art campaign.

She cooperates with, among others, the Yiddish Cultural Center and the Shalom Foundation, the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, the Zasiej Association, the Ziemniaki Foundation. Together with a friend, she hosts a program devoted to Middle Eastern music on Radio Kampus.