Anthropologist of culture, essayist, music reviewer. Doctorate, lecturer at the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology of Culture at the Jagiellonian University, editor of the quarterly “Konteksty” (Institute of Art Polish Academy of Science). Recently he has published: Signature and fragment. Anthropological narrations (2004), Anatomy of the soul. Figures of the imagination and language games (2006), Lessons of darkness (2009). He regularly publishes in “Konteksty”, “Kwartalnik Filmowy”, “Kronos”, “Dwutygodnik”. A co-operator of “Tygodnik Powszechny” for many years (from the times of Wielka Płachta).