Participant Profile

Michal Novotny

Czech Republic

Michal Novotný is director of Centre for contemporary art FUTURA in Prague, external curator at PLATO Ostrava. He teaches at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague. Recent curatorial research projects and residencies include Delfina Foundation, London, 2016; Stroom Den Haag, Haag, 2015; Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, 2014; Contemporary Art Museum, Rijeka, 2014; Villa Arson, Nice 2013. In 2018, he curated Orient, an exhibition survey into once called Eastern European art taking place at Kim?, Riga, BOZAR, Brussels and Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow. Other recent exhibitions include The Life and Death of the 1980s at Syntax, Lisbon (2017) and Deux Sens du Decoratif, CAC Passerelle, Brest (2018).