Our Team of international contributors

Dobromiła Błaszczyk (pl)

  • 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 Weekly by Contemporary Lynx. President of the Contemporary Lynx Foundation in Warsaw since 2017. Art historian, curator and author of texts about art. She obtained her MA degree in art history from the Jagiellonian University in Kraków. At Starmach Gallery (2009–2016) she organised and coordinated exhibitions, art fairs in close collaboration with institutions and art collectors from Poland and abroad. Previously she worked with, among others, Galerie Parrotta Contemporary Art in Stuttgart, lokal_30 in Warsaw, Kraków Photomonth Festival, Art Agenda NOVA and East of Art Foundation (2007–2008). She was involved in organising the 7th edition of Biennale Jeune Création Européenne in Montrouge. Member of competition juries, moderator and participant of panel discussions. Guest lecturer at The Institute of Art History at Jagiellonian University, The Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wroclaw, The Art and Antiques Market at The Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow University, Lazarski University in Warsaw. Regular contributor of several catalogues of contemporary and modern artists.

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.

Zuzanna Auguścik (pl)

  • Assistant to the Editor-in-Chief

Assistant to the Editor-in-Chief at Contemporary Lynx. Graduate of French philology at the University of Warsaw, enthusiast of French literature and cinematography. She is interested in analogue photography and experimental/historical photographic techniques.

Anna Dziuba (pl)

  • Art Writer
  • Content Manager

Content manager and graphic designer at Contemporary Lynx. Studied history of art at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków and completed postgraduate studies in e-commerce and social media. She is interested in art and culture of the 19th century.

Patrycja Głusiec (pl)

  • Art Writer
  • Social Media Manager

a graduate of Polish Philology and Art History based in Warsaw. She joined Contemporary Lynx in 2019, and is now the Social Media Manager. Working for the magazine, she creates a space for contemporary photography. She gained experience by working at the National Museum in Warsaw and by cooperating with Foksal Gallery Foundation.

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.

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. Works as an art curator and a member of the residency selection committee at the In-ruins Residency. 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

Aspiring art writer. Born and raised in Poland, she currently lives and studies in London at the Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design. Interested in art tackling issues of marginalization, body, sexuality and feminism, she draws inspiration from both European art of the late 90s and emerging European art. She has a background in history of art and critical theory.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Sylwia Żółkiewska (pl)

  • Art Writer
  • 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.

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 – born in 1996 in Wrocław, graduated in History of Art at the University of Oxford in 2019 (BA). Art historian, art writer, occasional curator of independent projects. Her main area of interest is the intersection of art and politics, with special emphasis placed on contemporary dance, on which she wrote her dissertation. Published in Polish and international magazines and zins. Based in Paris.

Julia Gorlewska (de/pl)

  • Art Writer
  • online weekly

Art historian with a bachelor's degree at the University of Warsaw and currently she is finishing her studies of art history at Humboldt University in Berlin. Curator’s assistant of the exhibition in Zachęta Gallery in Warsaw. Intern at the Pomada Festival. Member of the team — Desa Modern Gallery.

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.

Piotr Ratajczak (pl)

  • Intern

He has a bachelor’s degree in American studies and is currently studying logistics and administration in the media at the University of Warsaw. Big fan of films and TV shows, interested in the process of filmmaking, into buying more books than he can read, and keeping up with the politics while trying to stay optimistic. Based in Warsaw.

Piotr Wojnar (pl)

  • Intern

Aspiring philosopher, musician, 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 philosophical understanding of the notion of self.

Wiktoria Bednarczyk (PL)

  • Intern

Wiktoria Bednarczyk is currently a student of English Studies at SWPS University, searching for inspiration for her B.A. thesis. Into walks and Polish poetry. She feels best living in harmony with nature and when baking for loved ones.

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