Ajka Tarasow


Irena (Ajka) Tarasov, a member of the SFP, over the course of her career she performed the duties of costume designer, set designer, production collaborator and co-director.

She has worked with directors: Barbara Sass-Zdort, Krystyna Janda,  Andrzej Wajda, Andrzej i Janusz Kondratiuk, Janusz Zaorski, Witold Leszczyński, Wojciech Marczewski and Krzysztof Rogulski among others.

Since 1990, she is engaged in the propagation of film education among the youth. To this end she collaborated with the Andrzej Wajda Master School to create the Film Kindergarten, and has been a long time collaborator of the Warsaw Film School. She is the author of the concept of the „Film Signposts”.

Since 2004, she serves as president of the European Foundation for Audiovisual Education DISCE.

For the last 5 years a member of the „Hommage a Kieślowski” program board.