Borys Slowikowski is a musician, psychologist, educator, performer from Woskowice Małe, Poland, currently based in Berlin.

Since he was a child he followed self-organized music education with variety of teachers and instruments (including drum set, guitar, saxophone, singing)  eventually finding the middle eastern frame drums, which he studies since 2010 from Israeli maestro Zohar Fresco and since 2019 from Yshai Afterman.

He has also studied from i.a. Sabina Giannatou, Adam Strug, Bijan Chemirani, Adama Drame, Efren Lopez. The other important field, which infuences his teaching, is contemporary dance/movement improvisation, which he’s studied from i.a. Kirstie Simson, Ania Nowicka, Iwona Olszowska, Natalia Iwaniec, Andrew Morrish, Alice Chauchat. His main musical styles include traditional music from Central Poland and Greece as well as improvised music.

His current projects include Farmagia, Etz  Trio (with Ido Bukelman and Aziz Lewandowski), Kayan ProjectTribute to sarenki i samochody. He’s a member and a co-founder of Poznan Improvisers Orchestra.

He’s also collaborated i.a. with Raquy Danziger, Berlin Oriental Quartet, Piotr Mełech, Rita Braga, Ben Kafo Duo, David Chazam Antisardou, Mahmoud Jahed & Masoud Jahed.


Duo Ermete/Slowikowski

Farmagia Ensemble

Performance Erdlinge by Akseli Aittomäki & massavuoto

Kayan Project