Jaśmina Wójcik

 

a visual artist, director, author of listening-focused, participatory socio-artistic actions. She deals with including and giving subjectivity to communities that lack visibility and expression. A co-editor of the book "Art with the Community" (2018) centered around her best known undertaking – a long-term activity with the community of former workers of the factory in Ursus crowned with the award-winning creative documentary film directed by her entitled "Symphony of the Ursus Factory" (2018). For several years, she has been involved in alternative education through the development of proprietary practices in the creation of children’s artistic expression. She gives agency and subjectivity to children, treating them as co-creators and inviting them to a dialogue. Currently, Wójcik focuses mainly on grassroots education practices, which will result in her new film based on the novel by Janusz Korczak, "King Maciuś the First".