i hold phd in cultural studies, ma in east european cultural studies, ma & ba in international relations and ba in history. i studied in warsaw and st. petersurg.
my primary hobby is photography. i have been shooting analogue & digital for more than 10 years. i started with M42 thread mount Zenit and Praktica cameras. then i moved to minolta md/md mount and contax/yashica systems. i am fascinated with unpredictability of the communist-era equipment and surgical precision of the west german/japanese hardware.
my academic interests cover identity studies, politics of memory (especially in kaliningrad oblast) & cross-border cooperation in the baltic sea region.
i am also a professional diplomat. until July 2021 i served as vice-consul at poland’s consulate general in kaliningrad, russia. prior to that, i worked in brussels and warsaw.
i now live in frederiksberg, denmark.
general disclaimer: all contents of this webpage reflect my views only and should not be associated with any institution i am affiliated with.