Born 1976. Ph.D. in History and Theory of Culture from the Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University, with the dissertation titled “Apparatus Theory (Psychoanalytic Concept of Subject in Film Theory).” She is an Associate Professor of Cultural Studies at the National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy (Ukraine) and a specialist in cinema and visual culture with methodological ground in psychoanalysis and Marxism. Bryukhovetska coordinates the project Art/Knowledge/Politics at the Visual Culture Research Center. Her research focuses on psychoanalytic film theory, and on Soviet and Japanese cinema. She is currently working on a project on the representation of nuclear trauma in cinema, supported by the Japan Foundation. Lives in Kiev.