Joanna Żygowska is a researcher and curator of art for children, graduate of Polish studies and theater studies at the Adam Mickiewicz University (AMU) in Poznań. Żygowska is the head of the Children’s Art Center and member of the Children’s Literature and Culture Research Team at AMU. She has co-created such festivals as the Children’s Art Biennial and the International Film Festival. In the past, she co-created artistic and educational projects under the auspices of cultural institutions and NGOs. She is the author of the scholarly monograph “Skrzydła dla dzieci. Teatr poetycki Krystyny Miłobędzkiej” (Wings for Children. Krystyna Miłobędzka’s poetic theater), editor of books in the series “Sztuka i Dziecko” (Art and the Child) and  “Nowe Sztuki dla Dzieci i Młodzieży” (New Arts for Children and Young People).