Zbyněk Baladrán

Source: Zbyněk Baladrán's official CV

Zbyněk Baladrán (*1973) is a visual artist, curator, and exhibition designer. He focuses on the contradictions of the contemporary world and the possibilities of understanding them through art and artistic practice. He studied art history at the Faculty of Arts of Charles University and New Media at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague. In 2001 he cofounded Display – Association for Research and Collective Practice, where he works as a curator and organizer. He participated as a curator in the biennials Manifesta 8 in Murcia (2010) and steirischer herbst in Graz (2012). From 2006 to 2010 he worked on the interdisciplinary project Monument to Transformation. He has participated in exhibitions such as Manifesta 5 in San Sebastian (2004), the 11th Biennale de Lyon (2011), and the 56th La Biennale di Venezia (2013). He has exhibited in group exhibitions at MoMA New York (2015), Württembergischer Kunstverein (2019), and more. He is represented by the Jocelyn Wolff Gallery in Paris, Gandy Gallery in Bratislava, hunt kastner in Prague, and the Salvator Rosa cooperative association.

The residency is financially supported by the City of Prague and ERSTE Stiftung.