Alicja Rybkowska

Jagiellonian University

Received Sylff fellowship in 2016.
Academic suspervisor: Joanna Hańderek, PhD
Academic achievements, social engagement initiatives:
Co-organizer of an annual scientific conference "Culture of Exclusion?" (since 2014); member and activist of a "Rewersy Kultury" educational association (since 2015); volunteer English teacher working with young refugees at the Caritas Wien (2017/2018); author of numerous publications on modern art, its philosophical context and social consequences (among others in "The Polish Journal of The Arts and Culture", "The Polish Journal of Aesthetics")

PhD student at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Poland. In her work she focuses on modern art and the interdependence of art and philosophy as well as social and cultural consequences of this relation. Currently works on bridging her previous studies on the early avant-garde with a more practical and socially oriented research. Author of a book "Humor and Its Meaning to the Condition of Contemporary Art". Awardee of the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education programme "Diamond Grant". Member and activist of a "Rewersy Kultury" educational association counteracting discrimination and exclusion. Currently lives in Vienna. Her personal interests include silent cinema, yoga, and hiking.

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