Panta Rhei

Panta Rhei
Marcin Giżycki
4'00" drawing colour
2008 | Poland
Punto y Raya Academy 2015


An improvised film painted with water and disappearing ink on magic paper.

Marcin Giżycki
Marcin Giżycki

1951 | Warsaw, Poland

Art and film historian, critic, filmmaker. Editor in Chief of “Animafilm” magazine (1979-81).
Professor at the Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology in Warsaw, Poland (since 2015) and Senior Lecturer at Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, USA (since 1988).

Artistic Director of Animator, International Animated Film Festival in Poznan, Poland (since 2007).

He has made a number of documentary, experimental, and animated films, among them I Am Providence: The Story of H.P. Lovecraft and His City (1997), The Island of Jan Lenica (1998), Travels of Daniel Szczechura (2005), 106 Olney Street (2007), Sicilian Flea (2008), Panta Rhei (2008), Aquatura (2010), Alfred Schreyer of Drohobych (2010), AE (2011), Kinefaktura (2012), F.I.T (2012), FFF1 (2013), A Magic-Lantern Life (2014), White Curtain (2014), Mono Canne (2015), STO[NE]S (2015), Stone Story (2016).

His books include: Disney Was Not the Only One (2000), Wenders Go Home! (2006).

He co-curated retrospectives of Polish animated films at the Museum of Modern Art in New York (2003) and Centre Pompidou in Paris (2004).

Lives in Warsaw, Poland.   +info