CHRISTINE BURKHARD – GETTING TO KNOW WARSAW
Jagiellonian Library, ul. Oleandry 3 (fence on Ingarden street)
Christine Burkhard is your neighbour. In October 2008, the Swiss woman moved to the Żoliborz district of Warsaw with her family. Christine is appropriating the place in which she has come to live, taking photos and writing. Today, she shares with you several of the adventures, emotions and questions she has experienced using photos and short impressionistic texts to go with them. Here is the fresh eye and naïve view of a foreigner who has stayed on in Poland's capital. Christine Burkhard is a teacher of French, art and the history of cinema. In 2008 her Bulgarian Short Stories was published by Altera in Sophia. She writes the Stop-klatka [Freeze frame] column in Les Echos de Pologne monthly, and in four years in Warsaw has travelled the length and breadth of the city to get to know it backwards.