Joanna Krakowska is an Associate Professor at the Art Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the Deputy Editor of the monthly journal "Dialog". She has recently published the books. PRL. Przedstawienia [Polish People's Republic. Plays] (2016) i Demokracja. Przedstawienia [Democracy. Plays] (2019) in the series Public Theatre 1765–2015 as well as edited the three-volume publication of the HyPaTia project.