I am a historian of modern and contemporary art. My main area of expertise – and the topic of my PhD thesis, 'The Art of Being Together: Inside the Studio of Henryk Stażewski and Edward Krasiński', completed at UCL in 2020 – is the relationship between the avant-garde and the neo-avant-garde. The final chapter of my doctorate won the Association for Women in Slavic Studies 2020 Graduate Essay Prize.
I was an Arts and Humanities Research Council Fellow at the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, in 2017, and Project Assistant on the Getty Foundation-funded initiative Confrontations: Sessions in East European Art History in 2019-20. In 2022, my Art Journal article 'Living Color: Henryk Stażewski’s Interior Models' was shortlisted for the Royal Historical Society's Alexander Prize. My latest article, ‘Henryk Stażewski’s Art in America’, will be published in the Spring 2023 issue of Archives of American Art Journal.
Before Oxford, I lectured at UCL and the University of Essex.
modern and contemporary art and theory in a global context
artistic exchanges between the avant-gardes and neo-avant-gardes in the ‘East’ and ‘West’, in particular the afterlives of abstraction
gender and art in East-Central Europe
artists as readers: writing in art
I currently teach:
Art, Design, Architecture: Meaning and Interpretation