Born 1981 in Žilina. In his intermedial works, Matej Vakula studies the ways in which the public space is used and politicized. His artistic research is based on the do-it-yourself or the open source principle applied in the public sector, reflecting on such subject matters as safety, freedom, the global and the local, privatization, the political and the personal etc. Through his projects based on utilizing the means of artistic intervention, performance, radical archive geography, sharing, software and internet art, he aspires to contribute to a positive social transformation of the society. Lives in Brooklyn, New York City.