Jana Sturdikova (1983, Bratislava, Slovakia) studied dramaturgy at the Academy of Preforming Arts in Bratislava and photography at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava, Slovakia. She has participated in festivals of photography such as: Month of Photography in Bratislava, Mois de la Photo in Paris, Warszawski Festiwal Fotografii Artystycznej, Off Festival Bratislava and other collective exhibitions in Slovakia and abroad. Since 2007, she is a member of alternative theatre Non.Garde, where she works as dramaturge, director and performer. In 2015, she finished her studies at the Institute of Creative Photography which is part of Silesian University in Opava, Czech Republic. Her work in theatre as well as photography is characterized by clear visual style that in a natural, non-violent way, follows strong and precisely developed idea.