Sofija Grandakovska, scholar, poet, theorist, comparativist, and semiotician, actively engages in interdisciplinary studies in the area of comparative literature and visual semiotics. Sofija is the author of the scholarly books The Discourse of the Prayer [Говорот на молитвата](2008) and The Portrait of the Image [Портретот на сликата](2010), and two books of poetry The Eighth Day [Осмиот ден](2005) and The Burning Sun [Препечено сонце](2009), editor of the bilingual book The Jews from Macedonia and the Holocaust: history, culture and theory [Евреите од Македонија и холокаустот: историја, култура и теорија] (2011) and is co-editor of the bilingual book-zine edition DOMA [HOME], vol. 1 (2010). Her research papers have been published in many theoretical anthologies in Macedonia and abroad. Currently, Dr. Grandakovska works as assistant professor at the Institute for Social and Humanities Research Euro-Balkan, Skopje, Macedonia, where she teaches Contemporary Theories of Culture.
Sofija visited apexart from Skopje, Macedonia, from February 20 - March 19, 2009. She was recommended by Hristina Ivanoska, an arts administrator in Skopje, Macedonia. Visit her Resident Page for more information.