Karolina Kolenda is an assistant professor at the Faculty of Art of the Pedagogical University of Krakow. She is a literary scholar and art historian. Her research interests focus on contemporary British literature and visual arts, cultural geography, and landscape studies. She is also an art critic and curator. She is an author of the book on cultural identity and British art after 1945, titled Na (nie) swojej ziemi. Tożsamość kulturowa i sztuka w Wielkiej Brytanii po 1945.