|Based in||Žilina, Slovakia; and Český Těšín, Czech Republic|
Curator, artist and graphic designer. Graduated in art history from the Faculty of Philosophy of Comenius University, Bratislava (MA, Political Poster in Slovakia, 1968-1989, 2009), and also in graphic design from Academy of Fine Arts, Bratislava (BA).
Katarína currently works as a curator and a visual arts programmer at Nova synagoga and collaborates with Stanica Zilina-Zariecie cultural node. In Žilina she runs the project space Plusminusnula gallery. She is also a co-organiser of Multiplace festival.
Worked as a curator of modern art at the Olomouc Museum of Art (2010 - 2012) where she launched the Central European Art Database, a project linking digitised collections of the museums and galleries in Visegrad countries. She was a co-curator of Remake / REthinking Media Art in K(C)ollaborative Environments, an international art project aimed in creation and presentation of new works inspired by the history of media arts (2010-12). Worked also as an editor of Kinečko magazine, and a collaborator of 13m3 collective.
As an artist she works with sound, software-defined radio and DIY machines. She is a member of duo The Receivers, performing site-specific acts with radio scanners, software-defined radio and DIY modular synth. She performs and exhibits also with live-coding band Kolektiv
- Selected texts
- Katarína Gatialová, Politický plagát na Slovensku v rokoch 1968–1989, Bratislava: Comenius University, 2009. Master's thesis. (in Slovak)
- Katarína Gatialová, "Re:make 3/4", 3/4 27-28: Special issue on media art history: Remake (2012). (in English/Slovak)
- Katarína Gatialová, Barbora Šedivá, "Nové médiá, sociálne akcie a cvičené opice v kolaboratívnom prostredí. Multiplace, Remake", Profil 3 (2012), pp 112-120. (in Slovak)
- Articles in Kinečko magazine. (in Slovak)