Monika Borys (1989) – holds an M.A. in Cultural Studies from the Jagiellonian University in Kraków. Currently she is a Ph.D. student at the Institute of Polish Culture, University of Warsaw. Her principal research interests include feminism, queer studies, postcolonial studies and visual culture. She is preparing her dissertation on the (in)visibility of the Polish countryside after 1989 in Polish visual culture. Author of numerous articles, published among others in the journals „Ha!Art” and „Theoretical Practice”.