PATTERNS Lectures Advisors 2016/2017
Boris Buden is a writer, cultural critic and translator. He studied philosophy in Zagreb and received his PhD in Cultural Theory from Humboldt University, Berlin.
Elke Krasny is Professor of Art and Education at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. Her work as a curator, cultural theorist, and writer focuses on architecture, urbanism, politically conscious art practices, and feminist historiographies of curating. Krasny holds a Ph.D. in Fine Arts from the University of Reading, Department of Art, Research Platform for Curatorial and Cross-disciplinary Cultural Studies, Practice-Based Doctoral Programme.
Ilona Németh is an artist, organizer and curator based in Slovakia and Hungary. She is professor at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava, leading Studio IN and International education program Open Studio at the Department of Intermedia.
In 2001 Ilona Németh exhibited Invitation for a Visit in the Pavilion of the Czech and Slovak Republic at the Venice Biennial (with Jiří Surůvka) and she participated in editions of Prague Biennale (2005, 2007, 2011). Since 1990 she has participated in a range of international exhibitions, including: Gender Check – Femininity and Masculinity in the Art of Eastern Europe, MUMOK, Vienna (2009); Formate der Transformation 89-09, MUSA-Museum auf Abruf, Vienna; Public Folklore, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz (2011); Art on Lake, The Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest (2011); Blood, Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava (2012); The Hero, the Heroine and the Author, Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest (2012), Out of the Museum and into the Street. Hungarian Contemporary Art after 2010, Steirischer Herbst & Pavelhaus, Laafeld (2013); Good Girls. Memory, Desire, Power, Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest (2013); Private Nationalism exhibition series, Divus Gallery Prague, Kunsthalle Košice, Ostrale Dresden, Open Gallery Bratislava, Budapest Gallery, Budapest, (2014 -2016); Paradox 90, Kunsthalle, Bratislava (2014); Inside Out, Mestna galleria, Ljubljana (2015);
Solo exhibitons (selection): Dilemma, Ernst Museum, Budapest (2011); Non Identical Space, East – Slovakian Gallery, Košice (2012); Identity of the Space, The Brno Haus of Arts, Brno (2012); The Harpoon Project. Site specific for New Bedford, The University Art Gallery, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, New Bedford (2013); Revised Version, Tranzit Gallery, Bratislava (2014); Statement, Óbudai Társaskör, Budapest (2015); Ilona Németh, Gandy Gallery, Bratislava (2015)
Hedvig Turai is an art historian and critic based in Budapest. She is dedicated to research and publishing in the field of the Holocaust, gender and contemporary art. She is currently working at the International Business School in Budapest.
the Hungarian painter Margit Anna. She participated in the research project “Women’s strategies in Hungarian art after 1945” (with Edit András, Gábor Andrási, János Sturcz). She previously worked for the University of California’s Education Abroad Programme in Budapest. As part of the programme she taught and co-taught courses on contemporary art with Hungarian art historian Edit András. She has also worked as an editor for Corvina Publishing House.