APART is an artistic collective that has been performing research, artistic-creative, project, curatorial, publishing and archiving activities since 2012. It is a meta-participatory platform working on a proto-institutional basis and the principle of shared economies. Today, APART is Ema Hesterová, Denis Kozerawski, Chiara Rendeková, Peter Sit and Andrej Žabkay.
APART exhibited, screened films and did projects at the Kunsthalle in Bratislava, Karlín Studios in Prague and the Plusmínusnula Gallery in Žilina, Work Hard! Play Hard in Minsk, CCA Kronika in Bytom, e-flux Bar Laika in New York, MoMA, New York, Prague City Gallery, Easttopics, Budapest, among others. Together with BAK (basis voor actuele kunst), Utrecht, Studiom IN - VŠVU and Kristína Országhová, the collective founded the educational platform Bratislava BAK Summer School. In 2018, together with Juliet Aranda, they co-curated the 9th Futurological Congress in Bratislava; curated the group exhibition Art Is Work in the Bratislava gallery Krokus.
Under the APART LABEL, the collective has published more than 20 publications so far, including Uhuru by Catarina Simao; Safe Landing by Mehraneh Atashi; Electronic Dadaist Poetry by Babi Badalov and the .txt edition (co-published with Display and Kapitál).
The collective also runs the gallery A Promise of Kneropy in Bratislava with an affiliated reading and study room, which seeks to programmatically present critical contemporary artistic positions. (2021)