Bożena Boba - Dyga
Poet's Self Presentation

Poet, singer, composer, performer of improvised modern music, visual artist, art conservator, designer. One of the most original contemporary Polish artists. A polysensory artist combining visual arts, music, literature and theatre.


An extraordinarily strong artistic personality believing in the unity of arts, freely employing multidimensional means of expression in keeping with her creative needs. A graduate of the Cracow Visual Arts Academy, the Faculty of Conservation and Restoration of Art and the academic humanities class specialising in Latin and Greek at the oldest Polish 1st B. Nowodworski High School in Kraków. Scholarship holder of the European Tempus Programm in Berlin, Germany and Deutsche Akademische Austausch Dienst Berlin/Erlangen, Germany. Member of the Polish Writers Association and the Polish Visual Artists Association, member of the conservation section board and secretary of the Polish Conservators Board. 


She published two volumes of poetry: The hiding place of Sylvia von Sielberstein (2003) and The Drop published (2007).


Two selections of her poetry have been published overseas: Written with the rain (2008) published in Lviv in a bilingual Polish-Ukrainian version and Spokój Śniegu/ Calmness of the snow/ Gelassenheit des schnees/ Calme de neige (2009), published in four languages Polish and also translated into English, French and German.


She was awarded 2nd prize in the International Literary Contest „The adventure comes when it wants to” and the 1st prize in a Poetry Tournament.