Rafał Sadownik

Head of Ludic Arts and Culture Department 

Founder, Coordinator and artistic director of: Carnaval Sztukmistrzów, Sztukmistrze Festival, Urban Highline, Sztukmistrze Academy, Traditional Games Festival, Sanctuary of Wild Children. Master of Philosophy, Architecture and Urban Planning engineer, graduate of European Studies and cultural studies and athletics instructor. Scholarship holder in the Field of Art and Culture of the Marshal of the Lublin Province. One of the founders of the juggling group Sztukmistrze, he contributed to Lublin’s success in becoming the organizer of  European Juggling Convention in 2012. He has also founded and run the Workshop of Physical Arts. The Vice-president of SZTUCZNE Association. Actor in several theatres: Eventual, Blagaistyczny, Provisorium and Kompania Teatr, Improteatr. Member of Culture 2020 team which prepared the final application for Lublin in the ECC 2016 competition (“broad culture” team). Since his university days, he has been exploring games, including traditional ones. In 2009 he organised Polish Stickball Championship.