Zuzana Husárová

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Based in Bratislava, Slovakia

Zuzana Husárová is a scholar, author and artist in the fields of electronic literature and text-based performance.

She is the author of experimental literature across various media, has created sound poetry, interactive digital poetry, poetic performances and transmedia poetry. She has collaborated with Ľubomír Panák on interactive literary pieces (with the use of Kinect: Enter: in’ Wodies, I: *ttter, Android application Obvia Gaude, digital literature BA-Tale, Pulse). She has co-authored with Amalia Roxana Filip the transmedia projects liminal and lucent 2012-2014 (visual poetry books, sound poetry and live performances), with Olga Pek the book Amoeba, has collaborated on interdisciplinary performances.

She teaches American literature and electronic literature at the Department of English Language and Literature at Comenius University in Bratislava, electronic literature and digital fiction at the Theory of Interactive Media department at Masaryk University in Brno and media poetry at the Institut für Sprachkunst at Universität für angewandte Kunst in Vienna. She holds a PhD in Literary Studies from the Institute of World Literature at the Slovak Academy of Sciences in Bratislava. From January until June 2011, she did her research and taught as a Fulbright scholar at MIT – Writing and Humanistic Studies in Cambridge, USA.

She co-edited an international collective monograph on electronic literature and its theoretical reception in Central Europe, V sieti strednej Európy: nielen o elektronickej literatúre (with Bogumila Suwara, 2012) and an international publication ENTER+: Repurposing in Electronic Literature (with María Mencía, 2014, English & Slovak versions). In 2012 she hosted the monthly Konjunkcie radio show about new media.

Her theoretical and creative works have been published in a number of European and American journals. Her interactive works were exhibited at various events and venues, among them AXIOM – Center for New and Experimental Media in Boston, Waterman´s Centre in London, EPC@20 – Electronic Poetry Center. She performed sound poetry and interactive projects at Literaturhaus Wien, Secession Gallery, Schule für Dichtung, Huellkurven event, Hutraum (Vienna), Literaturwerkstatt (Berlin), Festina Lente Festival, And Now festival (Paris), Camaradefest, E-Poetry (London), North Wales International Poetry Festival (Bangor), Ha!wangarda (Krakow), 3durch3 (Frankfurt, Kassel), Babelsprech (Weimar, Jena), Prague Microfestival, Cafe Neu Romance (Prague), Last Chance Saloon (Linz), Ars Poetica (Bratislava) and elsewhere. (2018)

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Poetry
  • liminal, Bratislava: Ars Poetica, 2012. [1] [2] (English)
    • liminal, Košice: Dive Buki, 2013. [3] [4] (Slovak)
  • lucent, Bratislava: Drewo a srd, 2013. [5] [6] (Slovak)
  • with Olga Pek, Amoeba, Literary Pocket Book, 2015.
  • more
Nonfiction

Literature[edit]

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