About

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.born in Bratislava, Slovakia

.freelance designer and researcher based in Amsterdam
.member of De Derde Verdieping, artists & designer’s collective
.co-running De PUNT, a participatory project and gallery space in Amsterdam Oost.

   

EDUCATION

2014 graduated from Sandberg Instituut, Masters of Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam, NL 
/ Design department (Think Tank for Visual Strategies), MDes.
graduation essay: “The Apathy Paradox”
graduation project: “#apathy #survival #whatever”

2012 graduated from Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Bratislava , SK
/ Visual Communication, Bachelor level
graduation project: “Visual language of public space and visual pollution in graphic design”

2011 Erasmus exchange programme at Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, Utrecht, NL
/ Faculty of Visual Art and Design, Graphic design

2008 graduated from School of Design, Bratislava, SK  
/ Graphic design, A-levels

 

LECTURER

2016 “MORE IMAGES, MORE POWER” @ AFAD, Bratislava
– workshop on relevance of images in designer’s practice
in collaboration w/ Stefan Schäfer

2016 “Design Feedback Session” @ De PUNT, Amsterdam
– guest teaching session in collaboration with the collective of designers De Derde Verdieping for the students of Sandberg Instituut’s Design Department

2016 guest tutor @ HKU, Utrecht

2016 “Design Feedback Session vol. 1 & 2“ @ De PUNT, Amsterdam
– guest teaching session in collaboration with the collective of designers De Derde Verdieping,
OneWorld Magazine for the students of Maastrich Academy of Technology, Media and Design

2014 “Factory of Choices“ @ Festival De Keuze, Rotterdamse Schouwburg, Rotterdam
– workshop within the theatre festival about the importance of making choices
in collaboration with Tessel Brühl and Jaroslav Toussaint

SELECTED COLLECTIVE PERFORMANCES AND PUBLIC INTERVENTIONS

2014 Willem Sandberg – “Portrait of an Artist” book presentation @ Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
– performance with fellow Sandberg Instituut’s schoolmates as a tribute to Willem Sandberg

2014 “At Our Wits‘ End” / Athens & Amsterdam
– collaboration with greek artist Maria Tzanakou, Tessel Brühl and Jaroslav Toussaint.
Graphic intervention in public space in Keramikos district of Athens and in Amsterdam

2013 What Design Can Do Break-out Session @ Stadsschouwburg, Amsterdam
– “Excercises on democracy” crowdsourcing utopias public interactive session,
co-organized with Tessel Brühl and Jaroslav Toussaint

2013 “Excercises on Democracy” @ Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam & RCA, London
– speed-dating collaboration with the students from RCA, London

2012 Voteback/Stem Terug! festival @ De Appel, Amsterdam
– a month residency at De Appel centre during the Voteback festival,
co-organising and co- curating the programme of special masterclasses

 

COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS

2016 “CYBER ISLAND: Past ≤ Now! ≥ Future”
– A One-Night Art Show in an Internet Café @ Halle, Germany (project apathyparadox.nl)

2014 “Dialetheia” – Graduation Show of the Design Department, Sandberg Instituut
@ Framer Framed at Tolhuistuin, Amsterdam Noord, NL

2014 “AA – Amsterdam-Athens”
– exhibition + night of discussions and movie screenings @ Kunsthalle Athena, Athens, Greece

2013 “Underbelly” – Graduation Show of the Design Department, Sandberg Instituut
– exhibition of 1st year‘s works as a part of the event @ Toren Overhoeks, Amsterdam Noord, NL

2012 Exhibition of Sandberg Instituut @ Kunstvlaai‚ Festival of independents‘ INEXACTLY THIS, Amsterdam, NL

2012 “Voteback/Stem Terug festival” @ De Appel art centre, Amsterdam, NL

2011 ”SNG! NOW” @ Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia

2010 Forum of Design – Textiles and Patterns In Interior (13. volume) @ Agrokomplex, Nitra, Slovakia