Dorota Mieszek – Ph.D. student, currently working on a dissertation devoted to representational strategies in the photographic works of Maya Deren, Aneta Grzeszykowska and Fracesca Woodman. Author of numerous reviews of contemporary art and articles about theories of visual culture. She received fellowships from the Adam Mickiewicz Institute, the City of Warsaw Cultural Department, Goethe-Institut, and the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage. Her academic interests include theories of visual culture (theater and photography) and strategies of representation in contemporary culture. Her current research explores the development of the category of the Uncanny in visual culture.