Dr. Jessica Zychowicz is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Alberta in the Contemporary Ukraine Studies Program at the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies (CIUS). Most recently, she was a U.S. Fulbright Scholar (2017-2018) based at Kyiv-Mohyla University teaching visual culture while researching the cultural history of computing technology in Kyiv. Her first monograph, Frame Work: Art, Activism, and Feminism in Ukraine 2004-2014 is in progress at University of Toronto Press. She is co-editing a series at the academic journal Krytyka on questions of race and postcolonialism. Dr. Zychowicz was also a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto Munk School of Global Affairs and earned her Ph.D. at the University of Michigan in 2016. She is also the founder of the non-profit educational initiative smART (smartkiev.com) with curators, artists, and educators from Kyiv’s contemporary arts communities.