Lost Souls (text: Maciej Świerkocki, illustrations: Mariusz Sołtysik) is a graphic novel that deals with the history of the Holocaust in Poland. It represents an original take on the complex story of this dark chapter in human history. The graphic novel was presented at a number of prestigious venues in Poland such as The Marek Edelman Dialogue Center in Łódź and Conrad Festival in Krakow.
Mariusz Sołtysik studied in Academy of Fine Arts in Łódź and Belgian L’Ecole des Arts Plastiques et Visueles de l’Etat in Mons. His creative output spans a number of activities as diverse as curation, video installation work, and the graphic arts. He presented his work and participated in a number of residencies and exchanges worldwide. Mariusz is a member of the faculty of Intermedia at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Poland.