Mieczysław Szczuka (1898-1927) and Teresa Żarnowerówna (1897-1949) were members of the “Blok” Group of Cubists, Constructivists, and Supremacists, active in Warsaw from 1924-1926. They were both visual artists, active in various avant-garde practices, including painting, graphic arts, and film. They are listed as coeditors of the issue of the magazine Blok from July 1924 in which “Printing: On Layout” appeared.
Paulina Duda is a PhD candidate in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Michigan, where she is also pursuing a graduate certificate in screen arts and cultures. She works as a freelance film and literary translator, and reviews movies for East European Film Bulletin. Her translations of literary works from the Polish (cotranslated with Jodi Greig, a longtime collaborator) have appeared in the Alchemy Journal of Translation and Contributions to Humanities.
Wojtek Kwiecień-Janikowski (design) holds an MA degree in graphic design from the Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków, where he taught for many years. Since graduation, his career has focused on book design, including world classics (such as Albert Camus, Milan Kundera, and Edgar Keret) and exhibition catalogues, as well as art albums. Wojtek’s projects have been nominated for numerous national Polish awards. In 2016 he won first place in The Most Beautiful Book Award for his project titled Weddings 21.