Informal Group

Agata Życzkowska / Mirek Woźniak

Axiom of Choice

Axiom of Choice,
photo Karolina Jóźwiak, Fundacja Rozwoju Teatru 'NOWA FALA'

Axiom of Choice
Axiom of Choice,
photo Marta Ankiersztejn, Fundacja Rozwoju Teatru 'NOWA FALA'

Agata Życzkowska is an actress, director, dramaturg and performer. Mirek Woźniak is a choreographer, dancer and musical actor. The duo operates on the border of various fields of art, with particular emphasis on the area of new, experimental choreography with elements of authentic movement, improvisation and animal movement with the use of multimedia and interactive methods. The topics they deal with are ecology, freedom, equality and tolerance.


2020, Carcassonne
Festival Quartiers Danses
2019, Montreal
Biennale Cinars
2018, Montreal


‘Coup de Coeur’ jury prize for originality – Festival Quartiers Danses
2019, Montreal

Axiom of Choice


Agata Życzkowska / Mirek Woźniak


  • Agata Życzkowska Concept creator, director, choreographer, dancer, dramaturg, video creator
  • Mirek Woźniak Choreographer, dancer, dramaturg
  • Wojtek Kaniewski Video creator

Performance synopsis

The theory of AXIOM OF CHOICE is transformed through the prism of the artists' identity in terms of social and choreography. The selectors they choose are generation, ecology, numbers, pheromones, blood type, being a stranger, or the smell of mandarins from childhood. In a climate crisis, in apocalyptic times, the axiom of choice is an optimistic theory. However, this optimism can only exist in a moment of meeting. Action awakens as a result of associations with scent, which are treated as a unique time capsule.

Duration40" Crew *2 Artists2
Premiere 2019-12-05, Warsaw
    strobe lights

* cast plus technical support

Promotional details
  • Production: Theatre Development Foundation NEW WAVE / Coproduction: Dance Art Center in Warsaw / The production was completed thanks to the support of the Capital City of Warsaw / Supported by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute / Premiere: 05.12.2019 / Dance Art Center in Warsaw
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