Anda Rottenberg is an art historian, art critic, and curator, former director of the Zachęta National Gallery of Art in Warsaw and member of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA), International "Manifesta" Foundation and the International "Germinations" Foundation. In 1986, she founded “Egit,” one of Poland’s first independent art foundations and helped found the Institute for Art Promotion Foundation in 1998. She has served as curator for the Polish exhibitions at the Biennales in Venice, Istanbul, and São Paulo. She has published several books, including Sztuka w Polsce 1945–2005 (Art in Poland, 1945–2005, 2005), Przeciąg. Teksty o sztuce polskiej lat 80. (Draft. Essays on Polish Art in the 1980s, 2009), and the autobiographic novel Proszę bardzo (You’re Very Welcome, 2009).