Karolina Juzwa

Karolina Juzwa

Coordinator at the Wytwórnia Foundation, booking manager at the Wytwórnia Club, co-curator of the Summer Jazz Academy festival, initiator and curator of the Intl Jazz Platform, an international meeting for artists and promoters. Member of the board of directors of the Europe Jazz Network.

For the last ten years she has worked as coordinator at the Wytwórnia Foundation, a non-profit cultural organisation and organiser of the Summer Jazz Academy festival. She is also the initiator and curator of the Intl Jazz Platform – an educational and networking platform organised since 2013 in Łódź, which annually brings together representatives of the improvised music industry – students and budding artists, experienced and established instrumentalists, promoters and experts. From 2021, the Intl Jazz Platform is also organised in Oslo in partnership with Nasjonal Jazzscene and Norges Musikkhøgskole.

She is a co-leader of the European project Footprints, which is currently running in 6 EU countries and aims to bring environmental responsibility to the music sector and increase the mobility of artists in Europe, and co-creator of a new project within the Creative Europe programme called ‘Better Live’, which will run with 10 European partners between 2023 and 2026.

From 2010 to 2013, she worked on the Design Silesia project co-financed by the European Social Fund, which included coordinating an international service design partnership with the Welsh PDR Centre (The National Centre for Product Design and Development Research at Cardiff Met University). She also coordinated a pioneering project in Poland on service design in public institutions, ‘Design at your service’, which won the international Design Management Europe Award.