Matylda Szewczyk (1980) – Assistant Professor within the Section For Film and Visual Culture and Erasmus+ Coordinator at the Institute of Polish Culture. She specializes in media studies, film history and chosen practices of contemporary visual culture (especially relations between visual culture and science). She is interested in ways on which images both reflect and influence cultural changes and in liminal situations of visual culture: technological changes, media experiments and searching for new modes of expression.
She teaches classes in different areas of cultural anthropology and visual culture anthropology.
Former Fulbright researcher at University of Southern California, Los Angeles (2008-2009).
Author of W stronę wirtualności. Praktyki artystyczne kina współczesnego [Towards Virtuality. Artistic Practices of Contemporary Cinema], Warsaw 2015, co-editor of Sztuka w kinie dokumentalnym [Art in Documentary Cinema], Warsaw 2016.