anthropologist and culture sociologist, poet. His work “Kultura alternatywna w Polsce 1978–1996. Wyobraźnia, samoorganizacja, komunikacja” [“Alternative culture in Poland 1978–1996. Imagination, self-organisation, communication”] won the NCK competition for the best doctoral dissertation in cultural studies. His debut poetry book entitled “Skarb Piratów” [“The Pirate Treasure”] was nominated for a “Nike” Literary Award.

curator, cultural researcher, publisher and creator of the TRASA W-Z Archive dedicated to popular culture from 1956–1989. Head of the Artists’ Archives at the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw.

head of the Non-Professional Visual Arts Department at Muzeum Śląskie in Katowice