Experts - social issues

Toy Box

Young Czech street-artist and comics author. Her comics often deal with people who lack their voice in mainstream media - prostitutes, junkies, squatters, illegal immigrants. She studied interactive media and stage design and exhibited in various spaces, for example at Prague´s Biennale of Young Artists in 2010. She also creates and organizes her own theater performances. In 2010 she painted a large-scale graffiti comics on the wall of the Cross Club in Prague. She is a part of the Czech anarchist scene and lives in Prague.

Henryk Wujec

Henryk Wujec

Opposition activist in the communist times, MP and former Deputy Minister of Agriculture. Currently he is the Presidential Adviser for Social Affairs. He organised and edited the underground newspaper “Worker” and was one of the founders of Free Trade Unions. In 1987–1988 he was a member, and from 1988 to 1990 the secretary of the Civic Committee of the President of the “Solidarity” Lech Wałęsa. In 1989 he took part in the Round Table Talks. He served as the Secretary of State in the Ministry of Agriculture in the Jerzy Buzek’s Cabinet. He was awarded with the Commander's Cross with Star of the Order of the Rebirth of Poland by the Polish President Lech Kaczynski.