dr AGATA STĘPIEŃ born in Krakow in 1986. Studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, from where she embarked on an artistic journey through Europe. She spent the last 11 years studying and gaining scholarships in 6 countries. She earned a master's degree in art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome (she received a diploma in painting with honors), then resided in Barcelona and completed her doctoral studies with the title of international doctor of art at two universities: Universidad de Castilla La Mancha in Spain and Universidade Belas Artes Lisboa in Portugal . Currently lives in Krakow. In 2017-2018 she taught a course in two languages on the subject of her own work called 'Global perspective of body in actual art. The introduction of transgression in art. Cultural dynamics' at the Faculty of Humanities of the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow. She has also delivered papers at the invitation of European universities (including the Womens Leadership Symposium in Oxford). She is a member of the Indevol International Research Group and the Euro-Mediterranean Women's Foundation in Barcelona. She is fluent in four languages. Her research focuses on female artistic perception and is based on interest in intimacy and the female body.