Marta Ryczkowska

ECoC Programme Curator

Ph. D. – art historian, critic, curator, coordinator of artistic events. Academic lecturer at the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, facilitator of creative processes, member of the Council of curators of the Centre for Culture in Lublin.

She graduated from graphic design at the MCSU, and art history at the Catholic University of Lublin. President of the “Otwarta Pracownia” artistic association in Lublin, and member of the board of the Performance Art Foundation. Author of texts on contemporary art published in Poland and abroad. Coordinator and leader of the interdisciplinary creative education program “Carousel of Art”, a co-creator of the “Strefa Półcienia”, a program of artistic activities for visually impaired people. Recipient of the Medal of the 700th anniversary of the City of Lublin, and the international Joseph Beuys Research Prize. She works on the boundaries of disciplines, combining artistic, curatorial, and critical strategies with academic tendencies that concentrate on the deconstruction of forms of creation and circulation of knowledge.