Zuzana Jakalová – Artist in Residence, June 2015
Zuzana Jakalová from Slovak Republic is the Artist in Residence at the quartier21 / MuseumsQuartier in Vienna for the month of June. Zuzana (born 1986) is a curator and cultural manager; works as a curator at the MeetFactory AiR Program in Prague and curates and coordinates the Space for Contemporary Art Prádelna Bohnice. She graduated from the Faculty of Humanities at Charles University in Prague and Theory of Interactive Media at Masaryk University in Brno, completed an internship by Renate Lorenz at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Vienna. She finished her diploma thesis on the feminist notion of ethics of care as a strategy of contemporary art. In her curatorial work she deals with topics of failure, unsuccess and embarrassment. She has published widely in Flash Art CZ / SK, A2 or artalk.cz.
“During my stay in Vienna, I would like to draw upon the notion of cultural mobility; elaborate different models of cultural mobility and rethink institutional strategies linked with residencies in contact with different layers of actors involved.” Zuzana Jakalová