Art and film historian, critic, filmmaker. Editor-in-Chief of “Animafilm” magazine (1979-81). Senior Lecturer at Rhode Island School of Design (since 1988). Artistic Director of “Animator” International Animated Film Festival in Poznan, Poland (since 2007). He is the author of seven books and over 300 articles on film and art. His interests range from history of avant-garde and animated film to theory of Postmodernism. He has made a number of documentary, experimental, and animated films, among them I Am Providence: The Story of H.P. Lovecraft and His City (1997), The Island of Jan Lenica (1998), Travels of Daniel Szczechura (2005), 106 Olney Street (2007), Sicilian Flea (2008), Panta Rhei (2008), Aquatura (2010), Alfred Scheyer from Drohobycz (2010), Ae (2011), Kinefaktura (2012). His Books Include: Avant-Garde and Cinema: Film in Polish Avant-Garde Circles Between the Wars (1996), Disney Was Not the Only One (2000), The End and What Next? Essays on Postmodernism, Contemporary Art, and the End of the Century (2001), Dictionary of Movements and Key Notions of Art of the 2nd Half of the 20th Century (2002), Wenders Go Home! (2006).