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This is our Poland

What is it like to be young, creative, and non-conformist in a country where nationalism and ultra-conservative values are on the rise? ‘This is our Poland: stories of resilience, creativity and change from the heart of Europe’ is a new special report by the Calvert Journal. Elevating the voices of young creatives, it paints a portrait of Poland often overlooked by the mainstream, joining a generation of young artists, cultural figures, and activists as they ask: “Can we shape a better future for our country?”

photo by Adam Lach, courtesy of the Calvert Journal

Across 23 stories, the Calvert Journal explores the complexity of contemporary Polish culture: from digital media, film, and feminist history, to radical literature and futuristic queer art. ‘This is our Poland’ is a multidimensional snapshot of a society where cultural beliefs are in flux and where the stakes for those who fight for freedom are higher than ever.