Zbigniew Benedyktowicz


Zbigniew Benedyktowicz (Poland)

bio: Cultural anthropologist, lecturer at the Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, University of Warsaw, works at the Art Institute of the Academy of Sciences in Warsaw, headed the Department of Film and Audiovisual Arts Cultural Anthropology. Editor-in-chief of “Contexts”, member of the editorial board of “Film Quarterly.” Research topics are symbolic imagination and anthropology of contemporary culture. Author of numerous articles on the subject, co-author and editor of the following books: Film i kontekst (1988), Sztuka na wysokości oczu. Film i antropologia (1991), Zbigniew Rybczyński – podróżnik do krainy niemożliwości (1993). Author of books about cultural anthropology: Dom w tradycji ludowej [with Danuta Benedyktowicz] (1992), Portrety „Obcego”. Od stereotypu do symbolu (2000), Dom – droga istnienia. Dom w tradycji ludowej, (2009).