JURY MEMBERS OF THE COMPETITION 

Among the Jury members of the competition for the design of the "24-hour Sundial" are the most
eminent specialists in the fields of architecture, art, astronomy and professional media, as well as
representatives of the Krakow Town Hall.

MAGDALENA DOKSA - TVERBERG

GRADUATE

in History of Art, majoring in musicology at the Jagiellonian University.

PROFESSIONALLY ASSOCIATED

with the Department of Culture and National Heritage of the Municipality of Krakow, acting as Deputy Director of the Department.

IN HER PROFESSIONAL WORK

has had the opportunity to prepare and assess entries in many design competitions in the broad scope of designing, and on a daily basis she is involved in projects related to the cultural heritage of Krakow.

IN HER PRIVATE LIFE

interested in classical music, especially from the Renaissance and Baroque periods.

DR HAB. EWA JANUS, PROF. ASP

GRADUATE

Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Faculty of Sculpture. PROFESSIONALLY ASSOCIATED with her alma mater, the Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków.

PROFESSIONALLY ASSOCIATED

Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Faculty of Sculpture.

IN WORK FOR KRAKOW

she has participated in numerous sculpture exhibitions. She is the curator of artistic projects and events of both national and international range, as well as the author of the series of publications "Krakow School of Sculpture" („Krakowska Szkoła Rzeźby”)

IN HER PRIVATE LIFE

she is interested, among others, in the anthropology of culture, including the problems of memory and the analysis of its artistic aspects: medium, grammar, areas of exploration.

DR AGNIESZKA ŁAKOMA

GRADUATE

A graduate of the Faculty of Graphic Arts at the Krakow Academy of Fine Arts and of History of Art at the Jagiellonian University. She holds a doctorate in the discipline of artistic arts.

PROFESSIONALLY ASSOCIATED

with the Department of Culture and National Heritage of the Municipality of Krakow, acting as the City Visual Artist and Chairman of the Graphic Arts Section of the Association of Polish Artists in Krakow.

SHE HAS COOPERATED WITH

the International Cultural Centre, the National Museum and the Museum of Photography in Krakow. Her works can be found in many art collections (National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, China Printmaking Museum, Reykjanes Art Museum, National Museum in Warsaw, Municipal Art Gallery in Lodz, International Print Triennal in Krakow, etc.).

VISUAL ARTIST

graphic artist, painter, author of spatial objects and culture animator.

KATARZYNA OPAŁKA

GRADUATE

in Landscape Architecture and Garden Art at the University of Agriculture in Krakow. D

PROFESSIONALLY ASSOCIATE

with the Urban Greenery Department in Krakow, where she created a project team involved in landscape design of urban spaces. She works following the principle that every space in the city matters.

AUTHOR

Author of dozens of public space projects, including pocket parks built as part of the Ogrody Krakowian project, which has received numerous awards from experts including the Society of Polish Town Planners, which named Krakow's pocket parks as the best managed green public space in Poland in 2019.

IN HER SPARE TIME

as a true lover of the city, she discovers its cultural, natural and gastronomic face.

MAŁGORZATA TOMCZAK

GRADUATE

in History of Art at the Jagiellonian University.

PROFESSIONALLY ASSOCIATED

with the magazine Architektura & Biznes, where she holds the function of editor-in-chief.

IN WORK FOR KRAKOW

she had the opportunity to host various editions of the "Forum Przestrzeni Małopolska" debate. She is the curator of an educational programme, "W miasto idziemy!" ("Into the city we go!"), carried out in Bunkier Sztuki, as well as a juror of many architectural competitions, including the INAW Interior Architecture Biennale, the "Krakow My Home" Architectural Award, the Stanisław Witkiewicz Prize of Lesser Poland Voivodship, and the competition for the curatorial design of the exhibition representing Poland at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2015 organised by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage. She is also the editor of many books on architecture, including: "Architecturism. Hiszpania”, "Jak działa architektura”, "Architektura nowoczesna” and "Miasta wyśnione”.

IN HER PRIVATE LIFE

interested in literature, yoga and walks in the forest.

WIESŁAW CHOLEWA

GRADUATE

of the Cracow University of Technology, Faculty of Civil Engineering. He defended his diploma dissertation in the field of Structural Engineering in 1987, obtaining the title of Master of Civil Engineering.

PROFESSIONALLY ASSOCIATED

with a number of companies in the construction, development and technology industries. Former President of Management Boards and Chairman of Supervisory Boards of companies from all over Poland.

IN HIS PRIVATE LIFE

interested in architecture, design and widely understood art. Social activities are an inseparable part of his life. Yet, a special place in his heart is occupied by off-road tours, which he takes every year in his 4×4 car to the farthest corners of the five continents.

STANISŁAW DEŃKO

GRADUATE

of the Faculty of Architecture at the T. Kosciuszko University of Technology in Krakow.

PROFESSIONALLY ASSOCIATED

with the WIZJA architectural studio, AiU Department of Cracow University of Technology, AiSP Department of A. Frycz Modrzewski Academy and institutions: MPOIA and SARP.

IN HIS WORK FOR KRAKOW

had the opportunity to design: Auditorium Maximum of the Jagiellonian University, a villa on Wodociągowa Street, the Angel City building complex, the Alma Tower office building, the Tadeusz Kantor Cricoteka Museum, a villa on Kasztanowa Avenue and the innovative façade of the Serenada Shopping Centre in Krakow.

IN HIS PRIVATE LIFE

interested in philosophy and its role in art; sports: skiing and volleyball.

RADOSŁAW KOSARZYCKI

PROFESSIONALLY ASSOCIATED

with his own astronomy portal Puls Kosmosu and Spider's Web - the biggest technology portal in Poland.

IN HIS PROFESSIONAL WORK

had the opportunity to witness the most interesting scientific discoveries and space missions over the last decade.

IN HIS SPARE TIME

escapes from technology to the world of nature. Fascinated by biology and history.

DR MARCIN MIELCZAREK

GRADUATE

of the Władysław Strzemiński Academy of Fine Arts in Łódź at the Faculty of Visual Education. He defended his PhD thesis at the Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow.

PROFESSIONALLY ASSOCIATED

z with the Władysław Strzemiński Academy of Fine Arts in Łódź, conducting obligatory sculpture classes as part of the Sculpture Propedeutics Department, which functions in the Institute of Sculpture at the Faculty of Fine Arts.

HE IS THE AUTHOR

of a number of sculptural works exhibited in the public space of Poland and other European countries, including the Łódź tourist route "Łódź Bajkowa", a series of sculptures commemorating the characters of the Semafor Studio.

IN HIS SPARE TIME

is engaged in breeding of pedigree dogs, being involved in the project of reconstruction and recognition of the sixth Polish breed - the Polish Hunting Spaniel..

DR HAB. MARIAN SOIDA, PROF. UJ

GRADUATE

in Astronomy at the Jagiellonian University.

PROFESSIONALLY ASSOCIATED

with the Astronomical Observatory of the Jagiellonian University, leading its activities as Director.

IN HIS PROFESSIONAL WORK

had the opportunity to meet and cooperate with incredible people, operate unbelievable astronomical instruments such as the 100m radio telescope in Effelsberg, Germany, and "see" with his own eyes what galaxies look like using radio waves.

IN HIS SPARE TIME

interested in mountain hiking.

KAROL WÓJCICKI

POPULARISER OF ASTRONOMY

science journalist, commentator and author of publications on astronomy. An enthusiast and photographer of the night sky. Winner of the Award Popularizer of Science 2015 granted by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education and the Polish Press Agency.

FOUNDER

of the most popular astronomical fanpage "Z głową w gwiazdach" on Facebook. Co-worker of Gazeta Wyborcza. Hosted popular science programmes on Discovery Science and TVN Turbo. Astronomy teacher at Eureka primary school. In the years 2008-2016 associated with the Copernicus Science Centre. Currently uncovers the secrets of the Arctic, during his expeditions to observe the aurora lights.

IN HIS PROFESSIONAL WORK

had the opportunity to organise one of the world's greatest joint observations of the night sky (for 12,000 people) and many other popular science events. He is a regular guest on TV and radio programmes.

IN HIS PRIVATE LIFE

travels all over the world in pursuit of solar eclipses and spends two months of the year behind the Arctic Circle hunting for the aurora lights. At the same time, he loves to laze on his patio at home, watching for meteors falling from the sky...

PROF. DR HAB. INŻ. ZBIGNIEW ZEMBATY

GRADUATE

of the Opole University of Technology.

PROFESSIONALLY ASSOCIATED

with his alma mater, holding the position of Dean of the Faculty of Construction and Architecture.

IN HIS PROFESSIONAL WORK

works in the field of structural dynamics, random vibrations of structures and seismology, as well as solving the so-called inverse problems in mechanics. He had the opportunity to collaborate with the University of Trento, Italy, and the Technion in Haifa, where he gave lectures in doctoral studies for many years, as well as with the Politecnico di Milano, ISMES Bergamo and Pavia University, where he conducted numerous experiments and theoretical studies.

IN HIS PRIVATE LIFE

interested in amateur astronomy, listening to classical music and travelling.

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