Zuzana Husárová

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Lives in Bratislava, Slovakia

Zuzana Husárová is a researcher and author of electronic literature, pedagogue at the Digital Arts Department of the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava, and editor of the gender magazine Glosolália. She is a former Fulbright scholar at MIT, USA, and has taught at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna and Comenius University in Bratislava. She is the author of experimental literature in various media and has created sound poetry, interactive digital poetry, poetic performances and transmedia poetry. She has collaborated with artists on multimedia projects, performed and exhibited in cultural venues, and her scientific and creative texts have been published in Europe and the USA.

Zuzana Husárová 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 has taught American literature and electronic literature at the Department of English Language and Literature at Comenius University in Bratislava, and electronic literature and digital fiction at the Theory of Interactive Media department at Masaryk University in Brno. She holds a PhD in Literary Studies from the Institute of World Literature at the Slovak Academy of Sciences in Bratislava. In 2011, she did her research and taught as a Fulbright scholar at MIT – Writing and Humanistic Studies in Cambridge, USA. Between 2014-2020 she also taught media poetry at the Institut für Sprachkunst at Universität für angewandte Kunst in Vienna.

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, upd.)


  • 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.
  • Hyper, trans. Martina Lisa, Heidelberg: hochroth, 2021, 54 pp. [7] (Slovak)/(German)
  • editor, with María Mencía, ENTER+: "Repurposing in Electronic Literature", Košice: Dive buki, 2015, 104 pp. [8] (English)
  • with Seija Ulkuniemi, "Making Collaborative Visual Poems About Identities: An Interdisciplinary and International Art Educational Project", in Conversations on Finnish Art Education, Helsinki: Aalto University, 2015, pp 318-329. (English)
  • with Karel Piorecký, The Culture of Neural Networks: Synthetic Literature and Art in (Not Only) the Czech and Slovak Context, Prague: Karolinum Press, 2024, 230 pp. Distributor. (English)


  • Patrik Garaj, "Aj pri poézii neurónových sietí môžeme plakať, verí Zuzana Husárová, ktorá sa zaoberá umelou inteligenciou v umení", Denník N, 26 Dec 2023. [11] (Slovak)