Magdalena Moskalewicz, PhD is an art historian, curator, and editor, currently Assistant Professor, Adj. at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Previously, she was A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at The Museum of Modern Art in New York, working for MoMA’a global research program, C-MAP. Her academic research mostly spans the art of the 1950s, 60s, and 70s in the former Eastern Europe, while her curatorial projects engage in collaborations with living artists, examining the postcommunist condition and its parallels with postcoloniality. Moskalewicz is currently working on the history and memory of Eastern European Socialist Realism, including its museification.