Zuzana Duchová, 2018. Photo: Dorota Sadovská.
|Lives in||Bratislava, Slovakia|
Zuzana Duchová (1980, Bratislava) is a curator and cultural manager. She runs a pop-up gallery and cultural refreshments at the Bratislava Central Station, Salónik, and works at the Cultural Contact Point Slovakia, Bratislava. Her areas of interest are site-specific art, national stereotypes, urban life, tourism, visual studies and hardware jewellery design.
Duchová graduated in art history from the Comenius University, Bratislava (2004), and holds a PhD in urban planning from the Slovak Technical University, Bratislava. She worked as external lecturer at the TBU Zlín and STU Bratislava. In addition to the theoretical investigation of the cultural life in cities, she co-organised a number of events at the intersection of art, architecture, creative tourism (Urban Re/Creation, Urban Reset). Duchová edited two books about contemporary culture of Bratislava: BA! U-fu-turistický sprejvodca Bratislavou and BA!! Miesta živej kultúry, 1989-2016. She is a member of Atrakt Art collective and has been involved in its projects of the A4 - Zero Space cultural centre and 3/4 magazine. She has also been a co-organiser of the Multiplace festival and was involved in Summer Open Academy (2006-07). She has published widely about contemporary culture.
- editor, BA! Od ufa k ufu / From Ufo to Ufo, Bratislava: Atrakt Art, 2007, 120 pp, Issuu. Publisher. (Slovak)/(English)
- editor, with Slávo Krekovič, BA!! Miesta živej kultúry, 1989-2016, Bratislava: Atrakt Art, 2016, 237 pp. Online edition. Issuu. Publisher. (Slovak)
zuzana at 34.sk