CV

Music Journalism & culture

• 06/2017 - Documenta 14 - creation of a special radio/sound art piece for Savvy Funk @ Documenta
• 02-04/2017 – academic podcasting workshop – creative consultant, >Central European University, Budapest
• 2017 - present – UMCSEET – Unearthing The Music Creative Sound and Experimentation Under European Totalitarianism research associate
• December 2014 - present, SHAPE (Sound, Heterogeneous Art and Performance in Europe) - a Creative Europe supported pan-European programme for innovative music and audiovisual arts (participating festivals include leading electronic arts festivals including CTM Festival in Berlin, TodaysArt in the Hague and Unsound Festival in Krakow) - position: social media manager, PR & communications, journalism
• 2010 - present - Easterndaze (An Exploration of Up-and-Coming Eastern European Music) – creation of website, series of concerts, sampler, music curation (eg at UH Fest in Budapest, Moonride Festival in Košice, Next Festival in Bratislava), etc
• October 2016 - CEU Soundwalk - workshop & presentation at Central European University, Budapest, Hungary (concept & organisation)
• September - October 2016 - Easterndaze x Berlin - curation of a 10-day-long event series consisting of concerts with Berlin and CEE labels/collectives at Silent Green and series of music film documentaries at Lichtblick Kino (curation & concept)
• April - June, 2015 - Easterndaze: DIY Music Topographies, OFF Biennale, Budapest, Hungary (concept & curation)
• October 2014 - Baba Vanga night, Curation of an evening at UH Fest, Budapest
 September - October 2012 - Moonride Festival, PR
 July 2012 - present - music selector, Eastaste (music licensing)
 2012 - present, music curator, Exteritorry compilation, Strefa Szarej label and gallerz, Poland  
• 2011 - music curation of a concert evening as part of the Sperm Festival, Prague
• 2010, 2011 - music curation of a concert evening as part of the Moonride Festival, Košice, Slovakia
• 2010 - present - co-founder Easterndaze (An Exploration of Emerging Eastern European Music) - music website, series of concerts, compilations, radio shows, music curation)
• 05/2008 - 12/2009 - Centre of Audiovisual Studies, TV and Film School (FAMU) at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague - research assistant
• 08/2009-present – Resonance.fm, London, UK – creation, production, execution of radio shows
• 04/2009-present – Radio Wave (Czech Radio), Prague – own shows “Kumšt” about Slovak cultural scene and "Vychodiska" about Eastern European music (part of Easterndaze)
• 10/2008 – present - www.cultcode.net - user-generated arts and culture website focused on Prague, concept, editorial  
• 2007 – 2008 – Sperm Festival, Prague – part of organizing team  
• 2007 – PR for New New! 2007 Festival (audio-visual festival), Brno, Czech Republic press, radio, social media
• 2004 - 2008 - Think Again Magazine, Prague, contributing Arts and Culture Editor and writer
• January - April 2013 - Baba Vanga events, series of concerts presenting Viennese electronics/synth scene alongside Czech electronic/experimental/lofi acts and with visuals, concept and organisation, Berlinskej Model Gallery and with support of the Austrian Cultural Forum in Prague
 2002 – present - contributing writer: Flash Art, Dazed & Confused Digital, The Quietus, POSTmatter, Digicult, Electronic Beats, Bant, Dorfdisco Berlin, New York Press, Eurozine, Literární noviny (Literní Noviny), Xmag Magazine, Beast, The Quietus, Ad Hoc
• 2002-2006 - Techno.cz – News Editor and writer  
• 6/2003-10/2003 - New York Press, New York, USA, writer (culture, music) and assistant 

Special projects & cooperations & curation

Selected music appearances / sound art / panel moderation - UH Fest // Budapest (HU), KRAA Festival //Bratislava (SK), Fluc Wanne //Vienna (AT), Rhiz //Vienna (AT), OHM //Berlin (DE), FUGA //Bratislava (SK), Moe //Vienna (AT), West Germany//Berlin (DE), Accumulation of Matter @ Lehrter Siebzehn //Berlin (DE), Speed Index (installation, Skolska 28 Gallery) //Prague (CZ), Slovak Cultural Institute //Vienna (AT), Cafe OTO //London (UK), OCCII //Amsterdam (NL), TAM TAM //Timisoara (RO), Porub u Rexu //Belgrade (SRB), Herwig Weiser (sonic collaboration), Museum of Contemporary Art // Naples (IT)

curation, talk

Manele & the Outernational Condition, audiovisual lecture at Berlin University of the Arts, UdK Berlin, July 2017
• Easterndaze @ Norient Musik Film Festival, Bern, Switzerland, 2017 – video section
• The Way of DIY Labels (panel concept and moderation), Budapest Showcase Hub, 2016
• Not Your World Music panel moderation (UH Fest, Budapest 2016)
• Easterndaze x Berlin DIY Music Topographies, Berlin, 2016 (supported by Berlin Music Board, EUNIC, etc) – curation and concept of a 10-day audiovisual festival in Berlin that aimed to present and bring together current music collectives and labels from Central & Eastern Europe and Berlin. Including a parallel documentary film programme at Lichtblick Kino
• Easterndaze: DIY Sonic Topographies in Central and Eastern Europe, CTM Festival, Berlin 2016 – talk
Talk with Rabih Beaini, UH Fest, Budapest 2015

• OFF Biennale Budapest, 2015 – curation of a series of events focused on music and visual aesthetic of Central and Eastern European collectives and labels at Higgs Gallery in Budapest as part of the Biennale
• Why Curation Will Save The Music Industry; WOMEX, Budapest, 2015 (panel talk)
2013 – present ; organising events and live music concerts in Prague, Bratislava, Budapest, Belgrade, Berlin, Kosice, etc (among others, supported by the Austrian Cultural Forum)

• 2014 - 2016 - Random Walk, animation – interviews with refugees living in Hungary
• March 2012 - curation of the Exterritory compilation, Audiotong
• 2009 - The Iconograpy of Masks Festival, London (film – interviews)
• May 10 - June 22, 2008 -
CZ_Tech, Hack.Fem.East, Kunstraum Bethanien Berlin (installation)

July - September 2008 – Krumlov Story, artist-in-residence, Jatka Projekt (installation, performance)

creative based cooperation: Die Krieger des Lichts (Berlin), Commandante (Berlin), Circle Culture (Berlin), Indiegogo, Saatchi&Saatchi, McCann Erickson, Leo Burnett (Prague)

member of jury: Vinyla independent music award in Czech Republic, Radio_Head Awards Slovak new music award by Slovak Radio

Cultural Journalism Grant awarded by the Romanian Cultural Institute, 2014 

Translation 

• 2009 - present - Czech Literature Portal - translator into English
• 2008 – Zlín in New York, presentation of the city of Zlín at the Czech Center in
New York
, translation of all accompanying materials  
• 2008 - Uz jsme doma in USA – translation of a tour diary of a rock band  
• 2007 - Visible Woman, collection of cultural and political texts for www.prezidentka.cz  

Education

2006 - Master of Arts /MA/ in Electronic Culture and Semiotics, Charles University, Prague - thesis: Sampling: From Regression to Transgression of Listening
2004 - Bachelor of Arts /BA/ in Politics and Society, Anglo-American University, Prague, thesis: Bloody Mary and Přímá Cesta: A Comparative Study of Czech Anarchist Feminist Zines