Our Team of international contributors

Sylwia Krasoń (fr)

  • founder & director

Founder and director of arts organisation Contemporary Lynx, since 2013. Editor-in-chief and founder of the print magazine Contemporary Lynx with a global reach and international distribution, listed as one of the best art magazines in London by Sotheby’s Institute of Art and recommended by Tate Modern bookshop. The editor-in-chief of the online monthly magazine Contemporary Lynx. Vice-president of the Contemporary Lynx Foundation in Warsaw since 2017. Holds a Master of Arts degree in Arts Policy & Management with a specialization in curating contemporary art from the University of London, Birkbeck College (2012) and Master of Arts in History of Art from Jagiellonian University in Cracow (2008). She has got 15 years of experience in the art field, gained through various posts including at Philips de Pury, Saatchi Gallery and Barbican Art Gallery. Co-founder and a curator of a pop-up art gallery (Oct-Dec 2012) in London. Curator of the exhibition “Bogota. City on the Edge” at Laznia – Centre for Contemporary Art in Gdansk. The author of the interactive workshop programme “Storytelling for Creatives” and “How to make a magazine” supported by Arts Council in England. Experienced conferences’ speaker, workshops’ facilitator and member of jury’s’ panels. Author of texts about art and culture. Author of texts about art and culture. Currently lives in Paris.


Anna Nowok (pl)

  • Content Manager

Content manager, graphic designer, e-commerce specialist, and an art historian with many years of experience working in the artistic environment. Studied history of art at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków and completed postgraduate studies in e-commerce and social media. She cooperated with various institutions, companies, and organizations, co-creating events organized by the Contemporary Lynx.

Justyna Trojanowska (PL)

  • Advertising Sales Representative

She is Advertising Sales Representative in the Lynx Team. A graduate of Applied Linguistics at the University of Warsaw (philology, specialist translation), as well as Management and Marketing. She has many years of experience in the media industry. She is passionate about new media, visual arts and music.

hellowasia (pl)

  • Graphic Designer
  • print magazine

Wasilisa Wziątek creates a small and versatile Wrocław-based studio with a utilitarian approach to graphic design. She loves kittens and typography. She is the designer of the Contemporary Lynx Magazine in print.

Richard Greenhill (uk)

  • print magazine
  • Proofreader

Writer and proofreader. He primarily covers fields of arts, culture, and sex. Editor at Przekrój and content writer for the KINOTEKA Polish Film Festival. His work has been published on such websites as VICE, Dazed Digital, and Calvert Journal.

Karolina Jasińska (pl)

  • Translator

Monika Mokrosz (pl)

  • Translator

Joanna Pietrak (pl)

  • Translator

Kate Webster (UK)

  • Translator

Marek Wołyński (uk)

  • Art Writer
  • print magazine & online weekly

London-based creative producer and curator. His practice has been increasingly focused on innovative public engagement and developing visceral, multi-sensory experiences. Particularly interested in the interplay between art, nature, and technology.

Weronika Mielcarek (PL)

  • Proofreader

Weronika graduated from Adam Mickiewicz’s University in Poznań with an undergraduate degree in English Studies. She’s passionate about cinema, literature, politics and life writing.

Patrycja Głusiec (pl)

  • Editor
  • Photographer

Art writer, a graduate of Polish Philology and Art History based in Warsaw. She explores contemporary photography and writes mainly about women photographers. Her research interests also include film history. From 2019 to December 2023, she worked as Social Media Manager and a member of the editorial team.

Aleksandra Mainka-Pawłowska (uk)

  • Art Writer
  • print magazine & online weekly

Art historian and art writer based in London. She is currently studying for an MA in art market and appraisal at Kingston University.

Dobrosława Nowak (it)

  • Art Writer
  • print magazine & online weekly

Independent writer, curator, and visual artist based in Milan. Founder of The Italian Art Guide. Graduated in arts (BFA) and psychology (MFA).

Vera Zborovska

  • Art Writer
  • print magazine & online weekly

Graduate of film and audiovisual culture at the University of Gdańsk, advertising and public relations at the Oles Honchar Dnipro National University, and finance and credit at the Zaporizhzhia National University. Fascinated with cinematography.

Kuba Żary

  • Art Writer
  • print magazine & online weekly

Journalist, curator, communication specialist based, spokesman for numerous cultural events, and a long-time radio host in Wrocław. Creator of artistic projects devoted to the urban space and the identity issues that come with it.

Patrycja Rozwora

  • Art Writer
  • print magazine & online weekly

Artist and writer. Studied at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie and the Critical Studies Department at the Sandberg Institute. Her ongoing research relates the post-Soviet countries. In 2020, she launched a podcast series called ‘Kitchen Conversations.’

Marta Kudelska (pl)

  • Art Writer
  • print magazine & online weekly

Independent curator and critic. Interested in curatorial strategies, young art, and relationships between art and horror, and between magic and the romantic tradition. PhD student at the Institute of Culture of the Jagiellonian University, member of the AICA.

Karol Szafraniec (pl)

  • Art Writer
  • print magazine & online weekly

Freelancer, film scholar, and educator. He curates interdisciplinary events and creates educational programmes related to films for cultural institutions. Interested in cinema, music, games, and art. Author of a podcast series called ‘Audio/Wizualny.’

Maria Markiewicz (en)

  • Art Writer
  • print magazine & online weekly

Freelance art writer and curator with an interest in gender and queer theory. Having completed her BA at Central Saint Martins and her MA at Goldsmiths, University of London, she now collaborates with different art organisations worldwide. As a cultural theorist and a researcher, she has published a number of essays on art that is socially and politically engaged, analysing it in regards to sexuality studies and psychoanalysis.

Alicja Stąpór (PL)

  • Art Writer
  • print magazine & online weekly

Dancer, performing artist, writer. Bachelor of Art History and Philosophy at the New College of the Humanities in London. Interested in contemporary dance, theatre, philosophy of beauty, fashion, cinema, and all things antiquity.

Anna Shostak (pl)

  • Art Writer
  • print magazine & online weekly

Anna Shostak holds a BA in English Philology from USWPS in Warsaw. She's a life-long admirer of languages, European art and culture. Anna is an English teacher who frequently introduces a piece of a literary text or fine art in her class.

Helena Postawka-Lech (PL)

  • Art Writer
  • print magazine & online weekly

Art historian and PhD researcher based in Kraków. She is interested in architecture of Polish interwar and post-war period and museum education. She travelled to Kaunas in search of places where contemporary art, architecture and history meet.

Eleftherios Makedonas (GR / UK)

  • Art Writer
  • print magazine & online weekly

Holder of a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA), a PhD in Economics, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Hispanic Studies. The author of a book (in Spanish) about the Argentinian writer Julio Cortázar’s novel ‘Hopscotch’: ‘Lenguaje, Tiempo y “Yo” en ‘Rayuela’ de Cortázar: Para una aproximación filosófica a la novela’ (Editorial Académica Española, 2019).

Marta Wróblewska (PL)

  • Art Writer
  • print magazine & online weekly

Freelance curator, art writer, culture manager, occasional translator, based in Naples/Italy. She completed her PhD in art history and new museology at the University of Gdańsk (PL). Previously worked in public administration and as chief curator of Günter Grass Gallery/Gdańsk City Gallery. Member of IKT — International Contemporary Art Curators Association.

Kasia Lorenc (DE, PL)

  • Art Writer
  • print magazine & online weekly

German-Polish cultural manager with several years of experience in project conception and organisation. She has worked for ŻAK BRANICKA, Gregor Podnar, Neue Galerie Gladbeck, among others, and freelances with various partners and artists from the Rhine-Ruhr area. Since January 2022 she has been a curator at Kunsthalle Gevelsberg. She lives in Essen.

Sylwia Żółkiewska (pl)

  • Art Writer
  • print magazine & online weekly

Visual artist, designer, and creative manager. She writes about how new technologies can be used to promote knowledge and an appreciation of art, deepen users’ understanding of culture, facilitate education, and streamline business activities.

Edith Lázár (ro)

  • Art Writer
  • print magazine

Fashion theorist and art writer based in Cluj-Napoca. She was involved in the residency programme of Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart. She researches fiction and aesthetic politics at the intersection between art, fashion, and practice.

Oli Gudgeon (uk)

  • Art Writer
  • print magazine

Freelance writer. He is the editor of Contemporary Sound Art. In 2017, he completed a master’s degree at the University of Cambridge, where he was awarded a distinction for his research and writing on the history and aesthetics of sound art.

Alex Mirutziu (ro)

  • Art Writer
  • print magazine

Artist whose practice deals with the process of how we create meaning to interpret the world around us. Inspired by philosophy, literature, and design, he explores the inadequate use of objects, language, and the body as tools of communication.

Adrian Balcau (ro)

  • Art Writer
  • print magazine

Object designer, art director, and design curator from Cluj-Napoca. He created Cluj Design Days — a series of events showcasing emerging designers in Romania. He sees design as a permanent exploration between artistic practice and pragmatism.

Krzysztof Ratnicyn (pl)

  • Art Writer
  • print magazine

Editor and journalist. He studied law and theatre studies. He has reviewed theatre performances for the websites Wirtualna Polska and e-teatr.pl. For several years, he was the editor-in-chief of EGO Inspiracje and Harvard Business Review.

Grażyna Siedlecka (is)

  • Art Writer
  • print magazine

Founder of ‘Fresh From Poland’ — an independent platform for contemporary Polish photography. She works as a curator, picture editor, and writer. She has curated several group exhibitions and cooperated with festivals across the world.

Mikołaj Jazdon (pl)

  • Art Writer
  • print magazine

Professor at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. Expert on Krzysztof Kieślowski’s body of work. He is also the director of the International Documentary Film Festival ‘Off Cinema’ and the curator of ‘Hommage à Kieślowski’ in Sokołowsko.

Maja Lorkowska (uk)

  • Art Writer
  • print magazine

Art writer and artist based in Liverpool. She is fascinated by the concept of nationality and belonging in visual arts and theory, and the fluidity of their definitions.

Anna Tomczak (fr)

  • Art Writer
  • print magazine

Art writer and PhD researcher based in Lyon. She is interested in the anthropology of the image and concentrates on the potential and influence of the Internet on today’s artistic and curatorial practices.

Yasmine Akim (uk)

  • Art Writer
  • print magazine

Photojournalist and arts writer based in London. Studied at the London College of Communication where she got a BA (Hons) in fine art photography. Her works have been published by The Independent, Afropunk, The Guardian, VICE, and Dazed Digital.

Anja Tomljenović

  • Art Writer
  • print magazine

Journalist at website Booksa.hr and art writer. She graduated in History of Art and Croatian language and literature at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb. She contributes to internet portals, writes short stories and participates in projects linked with art galleries in Croatia. She is interested in socially-engaged art and literature.

Marie-Ève Lafontaine (at)

  • Art Writer
  • print magazine

Former chief curator at Arsenal Foundation, curator at the Schinkel Pavillon in Berlin, and the chief curator at TRAFO Center for Contemporary Art in Szczecin. She is a regular contributor to online journals and an editor of several catalogues.

Maggie Kuzan (uk)

  • Art Writer
  • print magazine

Freelance art writer and curator living and working in Valencia, Spain. She explores gender, sexuality and the body from a feminist phenomenological perspective. Since 2014 she has worked with Contemporary Lynx. In 2018 she launched Thinking Flesh, a feminist art platform dedicated to embodiment and lived experience.

Mannika Mishra (in)

  • Art Writer
  • print magazine
  • Proofreader

Trained as a sociologist at the University of Bristol and Columbia University. Works as a researcher embedded in multimedia projects in India. Writes and directs films, dabbles in audio storytelling, and has published fiction in literary magazines.

Oskar Roesler (pl)

  • Art Writer
  • online weekly

founder of Roesler Group, which offers tailor-made legal advice to clients including artists, collectors, galleries and foundations. Their lawyers bring years of experience in corporate law, copyright law and trade agreements pertaining to art dealership.

Sara Dąbrowska (PL)

  • Art Writer
  • online weekly

a PhD student in art history. She popularises knowledge about art on social media, where she is known as Art Belfer. A teacher and educator. Interested in protestant as well as art of liminal cultur, she likes to seek connections between the art of the past and our times.

Małgorzata Marszałł (pl)

  • Art Writer
  • online weekly

Art historian. Currently, she works in the Education Department at the Central Museum of Textiles in Łódź, where she creates educational programmes and workshop scenarios. Interested in architecture, artistic fabrics, and issues related to ecology.

Dominika Tylcz (USA)

  • Art Writer
  • online weekly

Dominika Tylcz – Curator and art historian, currently completing her MA in Curatorial Studies at the Center for Curatorial Studies Bard College. Based in upstate New York.

Julia Gorlewska (de/pl)

  • Art Writer
  • online weekly

Warsaw-based art writer and art advisor with an interest in Post-War & Contemporary Art and the art market. Author of numerous texts on art and interviews with Polish and foreign artists, curators, and art critics. Graduated from Art History at Humboldt University in Berlin. Currently works at DESA Unicum Auction House in Warsaw, where she coordinates projects related to Polish contemporary art.

Katarzyna Boch (pl)

  • Art Writer
  • online weekly

Katarzyna Boch is an English Studies graduate (BA) currently pursuing her master’s degree in Warsaw. Interested in psychology, translation, and Victorian and modernist literature especially from the perspective of feminist studies.

Joanna Pottle (US)

  • online weekly

Visual artist, researcher, writer, and educator based in Kraków,, from Richmond, Virginia, US. She is an alumnae of The Fulbright Program to Poland (2019-2020/21) and current grantee with the Kosciuszko Foundation to Poland (2022-2023) to conduct artistic projects and research. She also completed graduate studies at Jagiellonian University, with her research focusing on the intersection of cultural heritage, collective memory and identity, contemporary arts, public space and democracy.

Natalia Barbarska (PL)

  • online weekly

Aleksandra Lisek (PL)

  • Art Writer
  • online weekly

Piotr Wojnar (pl)

  • Art Writer
  • online weekly

Aspiring philosopher, musician and music aficionado, speciality coffee enthusiast. He holds bachelor degrees in Swedish Linguistics and Philosophy. Interested in all kinds of sonic arts both as a producer and listener. Currently working on the topic of social ontology.

Dominika Górowska (PL)

  • Art Writer
  • online weekly

Studied art history and protection of cultural property at the Jagiellonian University. Particularly interested in the history of architecture, tangible and intangible cultural heritage, cultural identity, perception and interpretation of works of art, not only high art. Likes to become familiar with new technologies, especially if they can be incorporated into heritage protection. She gained professional experience by working with leading Krakow cultural institutions. By day, a museum worker, but also an art history teacher. Spends her free time away from the noise of a big city, in the mountains or in the forest. Constantly up to date with cinema.

Monika Juskowiak (PL)

  • Art Writer
  • online weekly

She's a freelance Creative, Art Writer, and Project Manager with a keen interest in exploring the intersection of art, culture, and neuroscience. Holding a BA in Ethnolinguistics, an MA in Visual-mediation communication, and a degree from Wielkopolska School of Photography. She is the founder of Nebula, a neuroaesthetic-coated art and curatorial project.

Karolina Slup (UK)

  • Art Writer
  • online weekly

Karolina Slup is a London-based creative producer and consultant working at the intersection of art, design, and publishing. As a curatorial advisor and book designer, she has been bringing art books into existence, including "The Mechanics" by Zoro Feigl and "Many Nights" by Jacqui Kenny. Dedicated to sustainability, Karolina also leads Buoyant Press, a publishing initiative that fuses ancient marbling techniques with experimental bookbinding.

Harrison Taylor (UK)

  • Art Writer
  • online weekly

Harrison Taylor is an artist and writer who is a graduate of the Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford. He is interested in contemporary art, literature, film and all the things in between. He lives and works in London.

Aleksandra Janicka (PL)

  • Art Writer
  • online weekly

Aleksandra Janicka is a Journalism and Social Communication graduate (BA), currently getting a grasp on what she envisions for her future self career-wise. Passionate about creative writing, techno club scene, Buddhist philosophy, and backpacking.

Anna Halek (PL)

  • Intern

Ania Halek (she/her) is an interior architect and researcher. Her work focuses on interior practice as a form of spatial perception. Her current research concerns death and its relations and interactions with space. She is interested in exhibition design and methods of textile creation.

Klara Bender (PL)

  • Intern Proofreading

Freelance editor and producer, currently based between India and Poland. In 2021, she completed a master's degree in Cultural Studies from Goldsmiths University, where she was awarded a distinction for her research on the issues of racism and identity in post-Soviet countries. Her portfolio includes the production of a biannual magazine, CLOAKROOM, among others.

Magdalena Jabłońska (PL)

  • Intern

Graduated from Finances and Art History at University of Silesia. She is interested in netherlands art, contemporary art and art market.

Laura Klińska (PL)

  • Intern Proofreading

Graduated from Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, where she completed a master's degree in English philology and literature. She is interested in literature, modernism, and art.

Antoni Konieczny (PL / UK)

  • Intern Proofreading

Antoni Konieczny is a filmmaker, critic, festival pre-viewer and European cinema ambassador (LUX Audience Award). He studies Film and Creative Writing (BA) at Lancaster University. He’s interested in literature and all things horror.

Anna Bakhtina (PL)

  • Intern Proofreading

Dorian Batycka (PL)

  • online weekly

Dorian Batycka is a curator and art writer based in between Europe, Canada and Dubai. His writing can be found in Hyperallergic, CoinDesk, Decrypt, Artnet News, The Art Newspaper, Contemporary Lynx and others, where he covers everything from the trials and tribulations of the art market, cultural politics and issues ranging from censorship to restoration, heritage and technology.

Weronika Gromow (PL / UK)

  • online weekly

Weronika Gromow - a recent Comparative Literature MPhil graduate based in Dublin. Interests include autofiction novels, horror movies, and japanese cooking.

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