Lena Jakubčáková, born in Košice (Slovakia) in 1980, works at Faculty of Arts, Technical University in Košice. She graduated at Faculty of Arts, University of Prešov, Slovakia (French philology in 2004 and Ph. D. in literary criticism in 2008) and at Institute of Creative Photography, Silesian University in Opava, the Czech republic (2014). She participated in Second Cities project (Košice – Marseille), EduArt in prison project in Prešov (to this day) and in Odysseia project of Antoine D´Agata in Slovakia and Ukraine. She translated contemporary Slovak poetry in French (ENTER+, 2012) and she also has dedicated several studies to literary translation. She is a member of Košice PhotoART Centre. Her famous documentary projects include In Seclusion (2007 – 2010), Marseilles (2010 – 2013) and Granny from the Woods (2014, 1st prize in Slovak Press Photo 2014, category Daily life). She prepares two photographic books.