The Institute of Art of the Polish Academy of Sciences 65th anniversary

2014 marked the 65th anniversary of the Institute of Art of the Polish Academy of Sciences (IS PAN), founded in 1949 as the State Institute of Art (see the 65th Anniversary Overview - in Polish). IS PAN is  an inter-disciplinary research institution, whose responsibilities include research into and documentation of Polish art and artistic culture in the field of the fine arts and architecture, music, theatre, film and audiovisual art, taking into consideration the European and global context. 

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"Kwartalnik Filmowy" ["Film Quarterly"] no 104 (2018) - table of  contents



This video presents the highlights of the SoundMe concert in Prague on 3 October 2018. Five pieces by young composers were based on musical material from the past. Some directly incorporated materials from the SoundMe project, others were inspired by the concept ‘Uses of the Past’ in a more general way. 

The Polyphonic Hymns of Valentin Triller's "Ein Schlesich singebüchlein". On the book by Antonio Chemotti (published at IS PAN). Producers: Mateusz Trojan i Jakub Mycek-Kwieciński

28 May 2019, 11:00
Prof. Nana Sharikadze (Tbilisi State Conservatoire)
“Warsaw Autumn”– new musical perspective for the countries under the Iron Curtain  (On the example of Georgian composition school).
Chair: dr Beata Bolesławska-Lewandowska. See Summary


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SoundMe. Kierownik projektu: prof. Karl Kügle (Utrecht), kierownik zespołu: dr hab. Paweł Gancarczyk prof. IS PAN

MusMig. Project leader: Prof. Vjera Katalinić (Zagrzeb), team leader: prof. Barbara Przybyszewska-Jarmińska