Invidual residencies / Olot


From Monday, 15 May 2023 to Sunday, 21 May 2023

Translator, journalist, editor


Larysa Andriievska is a Ukrainian translator, journalist, editor. Works in the fields of project management and artistic translation, researches the Polish theater of the absurd and the latest drama. Supervises publishing, translation, theater and cross-border socio-cultural projects. Belongs to the National Association of Theater Professionals of Ukraine, as well as to the International Association of Translators. She participated in scholarship programs and residencies in Poland, Latvia, Hungary, Switzerland, etc. She was awarded the prizes of the literary magazine "Courier of Kryvbas", the Embassy of Poland in Ukraine (for the translation of the novels of Boleslaw Prus). Her translations of plays by Witold Gombrowich and Zbigniew Herbert were nominated for the highest national award for translators named after Maksym Rylsky. She translates from English, Belarusian, Polish and Russian. She has translated works by Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz, Witold Gombrowicz, Zbigniew Herbert, Maria Konopnicka, Stanislaw Lem, Kornel Makuszynski, Slawomir Mrozek, Boleslaw Prus, Tadeusz Rozewicz, and many others


The general purpose of my project is translation from the Polish language into Ukrainian, as well as scientific study of Sławomir Mrożek's plays, whose plays have a long and successful history of translations and theatrical productions in Spain. I see one of the main goals of my project as researching the literatures of the Catalan countries, which are not well known in my country, such as the literature of Catalonia, or completely unknown, such as the literature of Andorra. My translation with a preface will be published in December 2023 within the “Theatrical Collection” at the Anetta Antonenko Publishing House, where I manage the "Theatrical Collection" series, as well as other projects, as well as their wide promotion in theaters in Ukraine. 4 plays by Catalan authors that I will select will be published in this publishing house as well The long-term result should be further publications by authors from Catalonia and Andorra.

Notícies, articles i activitats

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