Critic, historian of art, journalist of the Tygodnik Powszechny weekly – Cultural Department. She specialises in Jewish matters. She also published her articles in Znak and Rzeczpospolita. She co-operates with the Centre for Jewish Culture in Krakow. Among her published books there is Sztetl. Śladami żydowskich miasteczek (Sztetl. In the Wake of Forgotten Jewish Towns), in which she describes forgotten Jewish settlements dispersed across the Kielce & Sandomierz land. At the Conrad Festival she will conduct a meeting with Mirosław Bałka and László Krasznahorkai entitled: “Melancholia sprzeciwu” (“Melancholy of Opposition” – 3rd November (Wednesday), time: 4 p.m. in the Bunker of Art (Plac Szczepański 3 A), and she will present the subject of the popular painting Das Haar by Anzelm Kieer, which will be exhibited on 5th November (Friday) in the National Museum in Krakow (Main Building).