DR TOMASZ KITLIŃSKI – board member
Dr Tomek Kitliński studied under the tutelage of Professor Julia Kristeva at Université Paris Diderot; worked as a researcher at London’s Courtauld Institute of Art and New York’s Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (New School for Social Research). Author of monograph “Obcy jest w nas. Kochać według Julii Kristevej” (2001), and co-author (alongside Paweł Leszkowicz) of book-length study “Miłość i demokracja. Rozważania o kwestii homoseksualnej w Polsce” (2005). Published more than 100 articles, among others in “Art in America”, “Die Tagezeitung”, “Feminoteka”, “Ha!art”, “Jewcy”, “Krytyka Polityczna”, “Gazeta Wyborcza w Lublinie”, “Słowo Żydowskie/dos jidysze wort”. His extensive scholarship was published by New York University Press (eds. Lauren Berlant and Lisa Duggan), Routledge (ed. Shira Tarrant), Paris VIII (ed. Nadia Setti). His audio installations were presented in and exhibited by Bunkier Sztuki (Kraków), Łaźnia (Gdańsk), Zachęta (Warszawa); his “Queer Bibliotherapy” was part of the “Ars Homo Erotica” exhibition at the National Museum in Warsaw. He participated in the pioneering “Let’s Be Seen” social campaign as well as in grass roots activities aiming to secure the rights of women, workers, refugees, and minorities.
KRZYSZTOK PIEKARCZYK – board member
Promotor of independent music. The founder and owner of Serpent.pl – since 1999 Poland’s leading site and online shop with various genres of alternative and underground music.
WERONIKA NOWACKA, MA – board member
Graduate of the English Department of Lublin’s Catholic University and graduate-to-be of Catholic University’s Art History MA Programme. An on-and-off translator and singer. Half of OrientZmluva – an English-Arabic hard core travelling duo. An alleged doctoral student and a bird ringer (specialisation: passeridae). Practices both frivolous fun and fact-finding fieldwork. Fervently roams cities, even when sound asleep. Wide awake, she relishes sleeping on the ground.